Contact Staff at the BCPBA
Please review the job descriptions of staff to determine the best person to assist you at the BCPBA.
We can be reached by phone Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST at (954) 584-7600.
Broward County Police Benevolent Association, Inc.
2650 W. State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
We look forward to hearing from you!
General Business Inquiries
Kimberly Hudson Finley, Office Manager (ext. 310)
Legal Assistance and Information Requests
Trish McGee, Legal Assistant (ext. 303)
Trish is the legal assistant to BCPBA General Counsel and acts as liaison to deputies and officers who require legal assistance. Trish interviews deputies/officers regarding their legal assistance request. She opens, updates and maintains the BCPBA legal request files. In addition, she acts as the liaison between deputies/officers and IA investigators, sets appointments for statements, and assists General Counsel during appeals and arbitrations.
Trish began her legal career working in the Office of the County Clerk. After ten years, she became Judicial Assistant to Judge Geoffrey Cohen where she remained for 20 years. Trish’s husband, Jim McGee, was a longtime PBA member with the Hollywood P.D. and later code enforcement. Sadly, he passed in November 2011. The Broward PBA is honored to have Trish working on behalf of our members.
Membership Services and Account Maintenance
Ann Saunders, Membership Secretary (ext. 309)
Ann keeps member records up to date and assists with address and beneficiary changes. She also keeps track of dues payments, both from individual members and from agencies utilizing dues deductions and helps with elections. Please contact Ann if you have any questions regarding membership in the BCPBA.
Communications and Marketing
Rodney Wood, Director of Communications (ext. 302)
Rodney is responsible for overseeing the implementation of BCPBA’s communications and the maintenance of BCPBA’s organizational brand through various internal and external media channels, including print, digital, and social media as well as strategic relationships with third-party partners that include printers and service providers.
The DOC manages the development, distribution, and maintenance of all communications collateral including, but not limited to, The Broward Centurion monthly member newsletter, advertising, press releases, election-related materials, educational materials, brochures, website content, email newsletters and digital/social media channels with oversight by the BCPBA’s Executive Board.
Julio E. Gonzalez Jr.
Julio Gonzalez joined the Broward County PBA as its General Counsel in 2013 following several years in private practice as a criminal defense attorney and attorney representing judicial officials in ethical inquires and criminal cases. He has a BA in education from Manhattan College and received his law degree from Syracuse University. Julio began his law career as an assistant district attorney with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York. He later served as a senior trial attorney with the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Division in the Manhattan Supreme Court. Julio moved to Florida in 2000 to take a position as an assistant state attorney in the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office. In addition to his experience as a prosecutor, Julio has practiced as a criminal defense attorney in both state and federal courts. In 2006, Governor Jeb Bush appointed Julio to the Broward County Court. He was assigned to several divisions, including Domestic Violence. Julio is also an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Spokesperson and Media Commentary
Jeff Marano, President Broward County Police Benevolent Assn. (ext. 307)
Jeff is the BCPBA President and spokesperson for the organization.
PBA Social Hall
Dick Brickman, 954-233-5296
Dick manages the BCPBA Social Hall. For more information about the rental hall and availability, please click here.