Your DPA Representatives

Proudly Backing The Blue Since 1959

Michael Mata

President

Michael is a 20 plus year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and is currently Patrol Sergeant at Northeast Division. He worked previously at the Major Crimes Division, Dallas Police Academy, Southeast, Central, and Northeast Patrol Stations. Michael was elected 3rd Vice President in 2013 and also worked as a DPA Responder for DPA members involved in shootings or any other type of critical incident prior to becoming President. He believes it to be his responsibility, and the responsibility of the Executive Board, to work diligently to protect the rights and the future of DPA members and the officers of the Dallas Police Department.

Frederick Frazier

1st Vice President

Frederick is a 22 year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and a Detective in the Criminal Intelligence Unit assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Service Task Force. He currently serves as 1st Vice President of the DPA by providing leadership and assistance in labor-related issues for DPA members. Also, Frederick is Chairman of the Dallas Police Officer’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and Chairman of the Assist the Officer Foundation (ATO). As PAC and ATO Chairman, he commits his energy to increasing public awareness of both organizations. Frederick’s message to the community focuses on how the Dallas Police Association and its members symbolize representation for every officer and exemplify officers’ service, commitment and dedication to the safety of citizens.

Beth Sundquist

2nd Vice President

Beth is a 25 year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and a Sergeant in the Youth Operations/Missing Persons Unit of the Criminal Investigations Bureau. She has been a member of the Dallas Police Association since she joined the Department in 1992 and served as a Board Member/Co-Chairman of the DPA’s Wish Upon A Star children’s charity for 10 years. Beth served as Sergeant at Arms before being appointed 2nd Vice President in 2015 and currently serves as the Chairman of the DPA’s prestigious Cops’ Cop Award Program. Beth is dedicated to fighting for officers' rights, pay and benefits.

Jaime Castro

3rd Vice President

Jaime is a 20 year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and currently is assigned to the CJIS Compliance Unit. He has been a member of the Dallas Police Association since 1999 and has served as the Latino Community Liason since 2014. Jaime was previously assigned to the 3080 Drug Unit in Narcotics. He currently teaches group defense tactics at the Dallas Police Academy. Jaime is serving his second term as Third Vice President and strives to be the best officer to represent the rights of members and keeping members informed.

Anthony Andujar

4rd Vice President

Anthony is an 18 year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and a Senior Corporal at Southwest Patrol. He worked previously in Narcotics and Recruiting as well as other Patrol Divisions. Anthony has been a member of the Dallas Police Association since 1995. He currently acts as the liaison for the DPA's Double 6 Cook Team and oversees the DPA’s involvement in the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. Anthony believes he has a duty to represent the best interest of all members and is willing to go above and beyond to do so.

James Parnell

Secretary/Treasurer

James is a 27 year veteran with the Dallas Police Department and is an instructor at the Firearms Training Center. He has been a member of the Dallas Police Association since he joined the Department in 1991 and has served the DPA in an official capacity since 1995. James served as the Northeast Substation Representative for six years and then served five years as 3rd Vice President. He was later appointed Legislative Monitor where he was responsible for focusing on the legislative and political agenda of the DPA. James currently serves as Vice Chairman of the DPA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and was appointed DPA Secretary /Treasurer in 2012.

Elected Board

  • Central Patrol - Billy Taylor and J. Branden Helms
  • North Central Patrol - Roy Jenkins and Joseph Meno
  • Northeast Patrol - Phil Gordon and Casey Tharp
  • Northwest Patrol - Vince Garst and Kevin Janse
  • South Central Patrol - Emilio Ayala and JT Courson
  • Southeast Patrol - Haydee Duran Bowen and DeMarcus Turner
  • Southwest Patrol - Nick Lybrand and Gracie Hernandez
  • Special Investigations - Steve Myers and P. Lance White
  • Special Operations - Carrol Clore
  • Headquarters - Tony Castleberg, Patty Belew, Omar Figueroa and Richard Forness
  • Reserve Director - Steve Brody
  • Retiree Director -
  • Recording Secretary - E.J. Brown
  • Sergeant at Arms - Major Berry, James Bristo, JD Byas, Joe Schutz, John Nash, Kevin Campbell, Katie Campbell, Phillip Elliott, Robert Wilcox and Scott Sayers
  • Chaplains - Matt Edwards, Stan Griffis, Chris Marsh, Sean Pease and Branson Grisham
  • Latino Community Liason - Jaime Castro
  • Immediate Past President - Ron Pinkston
  • President Emeritus - Monica M. Smith
  • Association Staff - Randy Aguilar, Jennifer Brown, Vicky White

Contact Information

  • Address

    1412 Griffin Street East
    Dallas, Texas 75215
  • Phone

    214.747.6839
  • Fax

    214.747.8194