ABOUT OUR BOARD
The board of directors of the South West Riverside Chapter consists of some of the regions most dedicated and talented group of skilled professionals dedicated to civic service and first response. This group is among the silent talent that stands to steer our chapter in a direction to serve the vast amount of citizens in need while propelling our chapter with their knowledge and dedication. Please take a moment to read their bios written in their our words to better understand their backgrounds and the benefits of what they bring to our chapter.
Board Member Questionnaire
I am the president/CEO for the Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce since August 2004. Prior to my current position, I was a senior manager in various positions within the Finance, Marketing and Sales divisions for Mazda North American Operations. I have held various positions in the financial management field for McDonnell Douglas, Rockwell, TDK and Bristol Industries.
I majored in Accounting and Management Information Systems and minored in Business Psychology at Cal State Fullerton. I attended a Ford Management Program at Tuck, Oxford and University of Bangalore, India.
Board Member – Trauma Intervention Program 2009
My personal successes include helping to raise two beautiful daughters and being a good husband. I am actively involved with my four beautiful grandchildren. I enjoy working with the local schools to improve opportunities for success beyond graduation. I effectively represents the City of Lake Elsinore in Southwest California.
Chief Louis Fetherolf:
I began my law enforcement career in June of 1968 when I joined the Los Angeles Police Department where I worked various assignments in Patrol, Traffic (two-wheel motorcycle enforcement), Investigations, Narcotics, and Administration. Since being appointed to his first Chief of Police position in 1980, over the past thirty years I have commanded six police departments in four different states prior to retiring from the Salinas Police Department in Monterey County in 2012.
I earned a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Chemistry and Mathematics from Southern Utah University, a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University, and have completed doctoral studies in Public Administration with an emphasis in police leadership and ethics. In addition, I am a graduate of the FBI National Academy and have published national journal articles and courses of study in police leadership and ethics.
I have been a Rotarian for many years and enjoy playing the five-string banjo, mandolin, and guitar and have played and recorded with various Bluegrass and Country/Pop Bands. I am an avid martial artist holding a Fifth Degree Black Belt in Isshin-Ryu Karate, and earned an Olympic Gold Medal in Karate Competition and a Bronze Medal in Pistol Marksmanship in the Police Olympics.
I am married to my high school sweetheart, Christine McCarthy Fetherolf and we reside in Winchester, CA.
Less than one year
Commissioner at City of Murrieta
Murrieta Chamber of Commerce
Pranav Kachhi MD:
less than one year on board
Medical Director Emergency Department Temecula Valley Hospital
City of Murrieta Fire Department
MA, EFO, CFO
33-year career firefighter