Statement from Therese Deschenes:
Position of Secretary
I am excited to announce my nomination as Secretary for the CLEAA Board in this upcoming election. I
have come to this decision as a result of my continuing desire and devotion for law enforcement. I will
bring along with me my experience as a Secretary and Vice Chairman for a combination of six years with
the Pima County Deputy Sheriff Association.
During the past 17 years as a Deputy Sheriff with Pima County, I have achieved and excelled in the
following positions. 13 years as a Negotiator for the Pima Region SWAT team, 13 years as Peer Support,
and 12 years as a Detective. I also have donated my personal time and hard work within the community.
I have volunteered the past 2 years with the VA Hospital and 12 years with Humane Society.
I have made time for continuing education with an Undergrad in psychology and am currently enrolled
at Grand Canyon University.
I believe my knowledge, integrity, and dedicated hard work makes me an ideal candidate for this
position. Please consider me for your vote in this upcoming election.