Citizens Police Advisory Council


To serve as an advisory board to the City Council, City Manager, and Police Chief and to improve understanding and communications between the police and the Olathe community.


Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Olathe Police Department Headquarters.  The month of July meeting will be held on July 13th due to the holiday.  Contact boards and committees or Citizens Police Advisory Council liason at 913-971-7775 for questions.



Jeff Wilson
Member Since 2011
Occupation: Director, Human Resources - Ascend Learning


JJ Libal - Secretary
Member Since 2013 Occupation: Assistant Principal - Olathe District Schools
Jim Terrones- Vice Chair
Member Since 2014
Occupation: Deputy Director Johnson County Department of Corrections
Jeff Creighton
Member Since 2008
Occupation: Business Manager
Keith Brown-Chair
Member Since 2010
Occupation: Project Manager

Sandra Danforth
Member Since 2006
Occupation: Mortgage/Banking Industry

Richard Holland
Member Since 2008
Occupation: Retired

Gina Ortiz
Member Since 2013
Occupation: Insurance and Financial Representative

Herman Baptiste
Member Since 2010
Occupation: Business Development Banking

James Storms
Member Since 2012
Occupation: Retired




Dennis Vaverka
Member since 2013
Occupation: Facilities Director