About our Program

Valley Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization with the mission to deter, reduce, and solve crimes by funding anonymous cash rewards and through partnerships with law enforcement and media within the Central Valley. 
  • We are a sponsorship based nonprofit organization and rely on donations from wonderful sponsors who support the above mission.   100% of sponsor dollars goes toward paying out tips that lead to arrests.
  • Our Board of Directors are made up of volunteer business and community leaders.  If you would like additional information about our board, please email sblaze@valleycrimestoppers.org 
  • To see the "History" of Valley Crime Stoppers please go to the "about" tab above and click on history. 

Who is Involved

Dale Mendoza      Executive Board President
Dave Knott      Executive Board Vice President
Ken Groom      Executive Board Treasurer
Donna Silva      Executive Board Secretary
James Arendt      Executive Board (Mbr at Large)
Jesse Gibson      Executive Board
Bruce Batti      Board of Directors - Honorary
Armand Chavez      Board of Directors
Jeff Davis      Board of Directors - Honorary
Glenna Gates      Board of Directors
Jerry Gragnani      Board of Directors
Robert Kandarian      Board of Directors
Harry Massucco      Board of Directors
Beth McCracken      Board of Directors
Diane McDonough      Board of Directors
Mark Ochinero      Board of Directors - Honorary
Gary Quisenberry      Board of Directors
Sterling Swartout      Board of Directors
Teresa Green      Board of Directors
Susan Blaze      Program Director
John Hustedde      Detective - Program Coordinator
Austin Matulonis      Lieutenant California Highway Patrol - Fresno
Pat McPherson      Chief - Dist. Attorney's Office
David Medina      Deputy Chief - Dist. Attorney's Office
Jesus Santillan      Cpl. / Clovis Police Dept.
Ryan Murakoshi      Sgt. Calif. Highway Patrol - Fresno
Milton Van      CSO - Fresno Co. Sheriff's Office
Pat McPherson      Chief - Dist. Attorneys Office
John Zanoni      Asst. Sheriff - Fresno Co Sheriff's Office
Hector Madrigal      Commander - Madera area - CHP
Rob Avila      Commander Oakhurst Area - CHP
Ian Roth      Corporal Madera Co. Sheriff's Office
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