BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The former Agents of the Foundation is managed by a Board of Trustees. Unlike all of the other positions at the National Society, the Trustees are not elected by the Society membership, instead they are appointed for a three-year term by the Society's Board of Directors. The Trustees themselves select a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary.


BOB WALSH, CHAIRMAN
Bob comes from a Bureau family. His father, Bill (Pappy) and brothers Nick and Jim were all FBI Agents. After serving as an Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army, Bob spent 27 years in the Bureau where he finished his career as an SAC. After his retirement, Bob was the Vice President for Special Investigations and Corporate Security at Blue Cross Blue Shield.


BILL GAVIN, VICE CHAIRMAN

Bill served for 28 years in the FBI and held many leadership positions. Bill is the President of his consulting firm that has provided compliance audits for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bill, along with Kathleen McChesney, authored a book entitled Pick Up Your Own Brass, Leadership of the FBI Way. Bill is often a commentator on Fox News and other networks.

TIMOTHY TRACY, FOUNDATION TREASURER
With a background in finance and accounting, Tim began his Bureau career as a budget analyst in the Administrative Services Division. Two years later he became a Special Agent. After his retirement, Tim was employed as a contract forfeiture investigator. Tim currently performs investigative services and is involved in several volunteer activities.



RICHARD T. GARCIA, SOUTH CENTRAL TRUSTEE

Prior to joining the Bureau, Rich was a Police Officer. He served for 25 years in the FBI where he held many leadership positions. Rich is a member of the North Texas Crime Commission and is the former Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Houston chapter of the Society. Rich was named a "Distinguished Graduate" of Texas State University. 

LOUIS "SKIP" GEORGE, PACIFIC REGION TRUSTEE
Skip was an infantry officer and served with the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam. Skip's FBI career spanned 25 years. After his retirement in 1995, he became the District Security Officer of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank. He currently operates his own security company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Skip previously served for two terms as the Vice President for the Pacific Region of the Society and was instrumental in coordinating several regional and national conferences. Skip was also instrumental in securing liability insurance for Society members.

SUSAN E. LLOYD, MID-ATLANTIC TRUSTEE

Susan entered the Bureau after receiving her law degree from Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta. She served 25 years in the FBI. Susan was the Chairperson for the first National Convention of the FBI Agents Association in 1985 and was the National Secretary of the Agents Association from 1987 until 1992. After her retirement, Susan was elected National Secretary for the Society (in 2008). Susan is proud of her involvement in organizing a "Dignified March" around the White House to protest the anticipated grant of clemency by the President of Leonard Peltier, the murderer of two FBI Agents. Many believe that efforts of Susan and others resulted in the denial of Peltier's release from prison.

THOMAS F. MCGORRAY, SR., WESTERN REGION TRUSTEE

Prior to joining the FBI, Tom served in the U.S. Navy as a Navigator and an Air Intelligence Officer. He served 24 years in the FBI. Tom started his own private investigation company. Additionally, Tom started and operates the popular website "xgboys," which is subscribed to by over 3,400 former FBI Agents. Tom is an accomplished singer and has performed with several groups as well as his local Catholic Parish. He and his wife are well known for their charity work and in 2013 received the Foundation's Humanitarian Service Award.

EILEEN J. ROEMER, FLORIDA TRUSTEE

Eileen served our country with outstanding careers in the U.S. Navy and the FBI. Prior to entering the Bureau, Eileen was a Naval Officer and served as one of the first women to be assigned to a Navy ship. She finished her Navy career in the Navy Reserves and retired from the Navy as a Captain. Eileen held many essential positions during her career in the FBI. She trained her two Golden Retrievers to become "Cadaver Dogs" and after the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon she was called to duty, with her trained dogs, to search the crime scene for the remains of victims. Eileen continued at the Pentagon for the next twelve days. She says it was the most meaningful assignment of her Bureau career. Eileen is the Scholarship Chairperson of the Women's Resource Center of Sarasota, Florida.

CHARLES A. STAPLETON, III, SOUTHEAST TRUSTEE

After four years in the U.S. Air Force, Chuck attended college and worked for a local NBC Radio/TV station. While still attending college, Chuck secured a position as a night clerk in the FBI. He became a Special Agent in 1972 and spent 24 years in the Bureau. After retirement, Chuck returned to school to obtain his Master's and Ph.D. in Marine Sciences. Currently Chuck is a Paleo-Ecologist. He and his wife are active sailors and have completed several voyages up and down the East Coast and throughout the lakes and rivers of the United States.

CAROLYN J. MURPHY, ASSOCIATE MEMBER TRUSTEE
  Carolyn is currently and active duty Agent. She has served the Bureau for 28 years thus far. On several occasions, Carolyn has been deployed overseas to investigate acts of terrorism committed against Americans. Carolyn is a certified FBI Behavioral Analyst and a Firearms Instructor. 

 

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