Board Members

Andrew J Guzman

President
K9 Officer Guzman took over as President in summer of 2014 and was appointed for the 2015 yearto represent the Selma POA. He has worked for the City of Selma for nearly 10 years and has served in several specialized positions and is currently assigned as a Field Training Officer and Narcotic K9 handler. In 2012, K9 Officer Guzman received his Bachelor's degree and assumed a teaching position at Reedley Community College where he currently works part-time. Over the last 6 years he has also been teaching at Orange Cove High School instructing criminal justice courses. He plans on making the Selma POA an important part of the community.

Justin Holt

Vice President
K9 Officer Holt started his law enforcement as an Explorer in 1992. He has served as a reserve police officer, dispatcher, explorer advisor and gang officer. In 2009, K9 Officer Holt was hired by Selma Police before being laid off due to city budget issues. He was later rehired in 2012 where he served as School Resource Officer and is currently the newest K9 handler. K9 Officer Holt has served as the Vice President for 2 years and continues to be relied upon by the SPOA. His involvement and participation with the SPOA has been an example to all.

Nicole Ryan

Secretary
Dispatcher Ryan began her career with the Selma Police Department in 2011 and is now the lead dispatcher in our communications center which is made up of 7 dispatchers. Dispatcher Ryan is dedicated to those she works with and is passionate about her involvement in public safety as well as serving the community of Selma through the Selma Police Officers’ Association.

Steven Mares

Treasurer
Community Service Officer Steven Mares has started his career with Selma Police Department in 2008 as a volunteer. After 5 years of volunteering, CSO Mares became a community service officer and has been so since 2013. He also serves as a crime scene technician and has served on the SPOA board for more than 2 years. CSO Mares was raised in Selma and has built great relationships throughout the city. He continues to be a reliable board member and friend to the SPOA and continues to do great things for the citizens of Selma.