Border Patrol Foundation
P.O. Box 15851
Arlington, VA 22215

(520) 705-1053

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Our Leadership

Shannon Staples 
Executive Director

Shannon Staples serves as the Border Patrol Foundation Executive Director responsible for executive management and resource development. Shannon acts as the liaison with the Border Patrol and has focus on providing resources for the BP families. The office is in Casa Grande, Arizona. Raised in a USBP family, Staples served as a U.S. Border Patrol Agent in the Tucson Sector prior to her work with the Foundation.

Erica Aguilar
Family Services Director 

Erica Aguilar manages the Border Patrol Foundation Family Services and resource for central USBP Sectors with headquarters in El Paso, Texas. The surviving spouse of SBPA Luis Aguilar, she and her children also serve as ambassadors to USBP families of the fallen on behalf of the BPF. A former physical education teacher, she is actively involved with BPF special events and coordinator for affiliation with national law enforcement organizations.

Our Executive Committee

Chief Ronald Colburn

President, USBP Retired

Dan Dreyfus


Chief Rowdy Adams

Vice President, USBP Retired

Robert Horn
Husch Blackwell

General Counsel

Brannon Donlon

Media and Public Affairs

John Moriarty


Our Board of Directors

Commissioner David Aguilar

USBP, Ret.

Commissioner Ralph Basham, Ret.
Command Consulting 

Chief Mike Fisher
USBP, Ret. 
Scorpion Security

Chief Robert Gilbert
USBP, Ret. 
General Dynamics

Thomas Hoare

Mike Neal
General Dynamics

Curt Steiner

Chief Kevin Stevens
USBP, Ret. 
K.L. Stevens Consulting

Our Advisory Board

Nelson Balido - Border Commerce & Security Council

Richard Coleman - Axon

Michael Conners - BPF Co-Founder

Brian Creswick - Chartis Federal

Mike Eder - Grant Thornton

Scott Gray - Leidos

Greg Grudger - Elta North America

Peter Howard - General Dynamics

Mark Johnson - MAG Aerospace

Bob Johnston - Qual-Tron

Gordon Kesting - Elbit Systems of America 

Josh Kussman - E3 Sentinal

Ray Lindenmayer - Harris Corporation

Ryan Little - Atrio Consulting

Tom Luketich - Fraser Optics

Nathan Magestad - Parsons

Susan McHugh Polley - World Wide Technology

Kevin McSweeney - Telephonics

Lynn Millar - Gatekeeper Security

Billy Morrissey - ASRC Federal 

Scott Newbern - AeroVironment

Scott Recinos - LMI

Jonathan Riksen - IBM

Patty Todaro Bolin - ICS, LLC

Jared Townsend - Deloitte

Tracy Townsend - 

Jeremy Turner - VF Solutions

Tip Underwood - ManTech

Roger Wells - FLIR