Regional Coordinators

Regional Coordinators

A DRE regional coordinator represents one of four assigned regions and assists in the delivery and coordination of the DEC Program in accordance with the IACP DEC Program International Standards and the Technical Advisory Panel.

A DRE regional coordinator is appointed by the chair of the Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) of the IACP Highway Safety Committee. This person represents one of three assigned regions and assists in the delivery and coordination of the DEC Program in accordance with the IACP DECP, ARIDE, and SFST Program International Standards and the TAP (see International Standards for complete description). In addition, the chair and vice chairs of the IACP’s DRE Section also represent these same regions. The following lists the regional coordinators and the regions they represent.

IACP TAP & DRE Section Representatives:


Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia; Canadian provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland

TAP Section Representative: John Flannigan, Vermont Criminal Justice Council, Pittsford, Vermont; (802) 999-7685

DRE Section Representative: Currently Vacant


Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin; Canadian province of Ontario

TAP Representative: Lieutenant Charles Files, Los Lunas, New Mexico, Police Department; (505) 980-2803

DRE Section Representative: Sergeant Paul Batcheller, Iowa City, Iowa Police Department; (319) 356-5276


Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming; Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan

TAP Representative: Sergeant Timothy Plummer, Oregon State Police; (971) 600-5027

DRE Section Representative: DRE Section Chair Sergeant Jeremiah Sharp, Colorado State Police; (303) 239-4500

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