Joined PBA In 1993
Rod Skirvin was elected to a second term as President of the Broward County PBA in November of 2021, after serving six years (2012-18) as Vice President. Under his leadership, the Broward County PBA has expanded its philanthropic giving through the organization’s HOPE Fund by raising money from the Broward County PBA’s Officer of the Year Banquet, Annual Broward County PBA Scramble golf tournament, Broward County PBA Casino Night and Annual Hot Rods & Heroes Car Show. These events have raised over $100,000, which is then donated to the families of fallen officers and officers in need, and awarded to the Christopher Reyka Scholarship winners. Before Skirvin was elected President, none of those events existed.
Skirvin was also instrumental in launching the Bigs In Blue mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County. The program began with his own agency in Coconut Creek and has expanded to numerous agencies throughout
Skirvin began his career with the Broward County PBA as a Representative for the Coconut Creek Police Department in 2001. He was elected to the Executive Board in 2009 as Secretary, and also served as the organization’s Treasurer and Vice President as well, before being elected to his first term as President in 2019. He was elected to the Florida PBA Board of Directors in 2021 and elected as a Vice President on the Florida PBA Board in 2022. Skirvin has been a member of the PBA since 1993.
Skirvin joined the Coconut Creek Police Department in 1991 and retired from the agency as a detective in January of 2018. He received numerous commendations, including multiple Officer of the Month, Tri-County Officer of the Month and Life Saving awards. He served as a Road Patrol officer from 1991-95, before joining the Detective Bureau for the remainder of his career. While in the Detective Bureau, Skirvin served in General Investigations, Special Victims Unit and Homicide. He helped solve multiple murders and had a kidnapping case featured on the television show, 48 Hours.
Prior to his law enforcement career, Skirvin received fire and EMT training from the Broward Fire Academy in 1985 and served as a volunteer firefighter for the cities of Lighthouse Point and Parkland. He joined the United States Navy in 1986, where he served until 1990, discharging with the rank of E-4. While in the Navy, Skirvin was deployed out of the country multiple times, ranging from anti-drug operations to an extended deployment in the Persian Gulf. During his service, he was awarded multiple commendations while being assigned to multiple weapons systems, and he received the designation of Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist.
Joined PBA In 2010
Kevin Loughran was elected Vice President of the Broward County PBA in November of 2021, after serving as the organization’s Treasurer the last three years. Prior to joining the PBA’s executive Board, he was a PBA Representative for the Wilton Manors Police Department, where he is a road patrol officer and has been a member of that department since 2012. He began his law enforcement career as a member of the FAU Police Department two years prior, and has been a member of the PBA since 2014.
Joined PBA In 1991
Don Huneke was elected Secretary of the Broward County PBA in November of 2021, after spending the last eights years as a PBA representative for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Huneke joined the Hollywood Police Department in 1991 serving in several capacities until he retired in 2013. He joined BSO in 2013, and was promoted to Sergeant in July of 2019. Since his promotion, Huneke has been assigned to West Park/Pembroke Park, Recruit Training and Oakland Park. He has been a member of the PBA continuously throughout his 35 year law enforcement career.