2011 April Luncheon
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 pm
Luncheon: "Public Safety in Fresno"
Speaker: Sheriff Margaret Mims
Sponsor: Real Goods Solar
Location: Piccadilly Inn at Shaw and Van Ness Map
Public Safety in Fresno
The Fresno Women’s Network is proud to announce Sheriff Margaret Mims will be our guest speaker at the April luncheon. Sheriff Mims will be discussing public safety in Fresno and how to create your personal path to success. She will be sharing her insights to overcoming adversity in the challenging times ahead of us. Register early - this luncheon is sure fill up fast. Register early - this luncheon is sure to sell-out.
Sheriff Mims started her career in law enforcement in January 1980 when she was hired as the first female police officer in the City of Kerman. In 1983, she became a Deputy Sheriff for Fresno County, and has since progressed up through the ranks. She was the first female sergeant to supervise field patrol units. She was the first female to attain the rank of Lieutenant (1998), Captain (2004), and Assistant Sheriff (2004), in the 150 year history of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, which was established in 1856.
Sheriff Mims has been involved in a variety of assignments during her career with the Sheriff’s Office, most recently in charge of the Detention Bureau and Court Services Unit, prior to her election as the 25th Sheriff of Fresno County.
Sheriff Mims is a member of the Fresno Metropolitan Rotary and is on the Board of Directors of the Marjaree Mason Center. She has served as a past member of the Fresno County Rape Counseling Service’s Board of Directors. She is a member of the California Peace Officers' Association, the California State Sheriffs' Association, and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University and has her Masters Degree in Public Administration from National University. She is a graduate of California POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training) Supervisory Leadership Institute and she is also a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police coordinated through Boston University and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
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