The membership of CSKA comprises:
- Calgary Police Service
- Delta Police Department
- Edmonton Police Service
- Greater Sudbury Police Service
- Motorola Solutions Canada
- Peel Regional Police Service
- Regina Police Service
- Victoria Police Department
Chief Constable Neufeld believes strongly in providing top-quality police service to the community through professionalism, innovation, and inclusive leadership that is supportive of employees.
Neufeld joined the Calgary Police Service in 2019 after serving for two years as the Chief of the Camrose Police Service, a smaller community that gave him the opportunity to build strong partnerships with staff and residents to improve quality of life in the city.
Neufeld is currently a member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police board of directors and the Canadian Police Knowledge Network. He also sits on boards for the Burns Memorial Fund and Calgary Police Foundation. He completed a master’s in criminology and police management at the University of Cambridge and the CACP Executive Global Studies program, where he studied international approaches to cybercrime.
Neufeld began his policing career in 1992 with the Vancouver Police Department. One year later, the illness of a parent brought him to the Edmonton Police Service, where he spent time as a frontline patrol officer and gained experience in undercover operations, incident command, crisis negotiation and as a member of the EPS Public Order Unit. Through his career with EPS, Neufeld was promoted through to the rank of Superintendent and spent time in the Criminal Investigations Division, Operational Policy, the Intelligence Section, Professional Standards and Human Resources. He also completed two secondments with the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT), including one as Director of Investigations.
Neufeld was invested as a member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces in 2014. He is also the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Police Exemplary Service Medal, and the Alberta Law Enforcement Long Service Medal.
Chief Neil Dubord has worked with the Delta Police Department since June 2015. He has an exemplary service record, demonstrating innovative and strategic leadership during his tenure as Chief. He has over 35 years of experience in policing, including extensive community policing and critical incident command. Chief Dubord has been awarded the Police Officer Order of Merit (OOM) from the Governor General of Canada, the Police Exemplary Medal, the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal and the Alberta Emergency Services medal.
Prior to joining the DPD, Chief Dubord served as the Chief Officer at the Metro Vancouver Transit Police, and with the Edmonton Police Service, serving in various ranks, including Deputy Chief of the Community Policing Bureau. Chief Dubord is a member of various local, national and international policing committees.
Chief Dubord has a Master’s degree in Leadership and Training, a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in business, has graduated from the FBI National Academy, is a Canadian Human Resource Professional (CHRP), and is certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS).
On February 1, 2019, Dale McFee was sworn in as Police Chief for the Edmonton Police Service. Prior to this role, Dale served 6.5 years as the Deputy Minister of Corrections and Policing in the Ministry of Justice for the Government of Saskatchewan and was the Senior Deputy Minister involved with leading transformational change. Dale served as a police officer for 26 years in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, including 9 years as the Chief of Police for the Prince Albert Police Service.
Dale has considerable small to mid-size business experience and lectured extensively on leadership and change management nationally and internationally. He is a former member of Entrepreneurs International and served in the capacity of moderator for groups of business leaders within Saskatchewan.
Dale is a past President of the Canadian Association Chief’s of Police, a former Chair of the Federal Provincial Deputy Ministers and former Co-Chair of CCJA within Stats Canada.
Dale has received several commendations in his related fields including being appointed and promoted to officer within the Order of Merit within police services by the Governor General of Canada. He has received a provincial policing leadership award for Leadership in Multi-Agency Community Mobilization. He is a recognized Governor General Leadership alumnus and a former citizen of the year within his home community.
Dale resides in Edmonton, AB with his wife, Leanne. Their 3 daughters are currently pursuing careers in education, nursing & engineering.
Chief Pedersen has more than 40 years of exceptional police experience and is well regarded for his contribution to police education. Paul became the Chief of the Greater Sudbury Police Service in 2014 and continues to be a proponent for change and innovation. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Western University. He is the proud recipient of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
Michael has over 35 years of experience working as a business leader in the field of telecommunications, IT, security and complex application development. Presently he is the President of Motorola Solutions Canada located in Ottawa, Ontario. Michael works closely with Government leaders supporting their requirements for mission critical public safety communications, analytics, artificial intelligence, video and command center software solutions. Prior to Motorola, Michael spent three years as the Federal Practice lead at Accenture, ten years at TELUS as Managing Director of Public Sector Solutions, Vice President of Public Sector Marketing and sixteen years as Director of Engineering with Telesat Canada. Michael holds an Electronics Engineering Diploma from Algonguin College and has completed advanced business studies at Ivey Business School, Rotman School of Business and INSEAD.
Chief Nishan Duraiappah was born in Sri Lanka, and immigrated to Canada. Chief Duraiappah began his career with Halton Police in December 1995. He served in a variety of assignments throughout his career including front line policing, specialized investigations and Diversity and Community relations. He was promoted to Deputy Chief of Halton Police in 2015 leading front-line policing, community mobilization as well as innovation and technology.
In October 2019, Chief Duraiappah was appointed Chief of Peel Regional Police. Chief Duraiappah arrived with a mandate for change and the strategic goal of becoming the most progressive police service in Canada. Amidst the first year of his command, Peel Regional Police championed:
- The creation of its first-ever community-embedded Intimate and Partner Violence Unit to respond to the growing needs in our Region.
- A re-emphasis on front line policing.
- A road map for Innovation and Technology, as well as a Digital Officer Transformation plan to better equip officers to serve the community.
- The adoption of the Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) framework and establishment of a CSWB Bureau to modernize traditional community policing.
Chief Duraiappah is committed to the safety and well-being of the community he serves, with one of the primary focuses being mental health and seeking multi-sectoral collaborative partnerships to reduce risk in the community.
Chief Duraiappah is heavily involved in the community. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Toronto, and a Diploma of Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Chief Duraiappah serves as Vice President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Board of Directors. He is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and is an Officer of the Order of Merit Canada.
Evan Bray has 26 years’ experience with the Regina Police Service, having worked predominantly as a front line uniformed police officer in Regina's Central and North Districts. Evan was an instructor at the Saskatchewan Police College as well as a team member and Leader on Crowd Control, Crisis Negotiator and Critical Incident Commander Teams.
Evan was involved for many years with the Regina Police Association, the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers and sat on the Canadian Police Association Board of Directors.
Evan is currently Co-Chairing a Special Purpose Committee on Illegal Firearms in Canada for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and is also the Co-Chair of the Regina Human Services Partnership Committee in Regina. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Basketball Saskatchewan and is a member of the Capital Cabinet for the YWCA Expansion Project. Evan is also an Executive Member of the Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police.
Evan's wife Jodie is a school teacher in Regina, his son Cy is a police officer with the Saskatoon Police Service and his daughter Ella is a paramedic in North Battleford.
Chief Del Manak is in his 33rd year of policing and has served as the Chief Constable for over four years. He is a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy Program and the Dalhousie University Police Leadership Program. In 2019, Chief Manak completed his Masters of Arts in Terrorism, Risk and Security Studies from Simon Fraser University. In 2014, Chief Manak was appointed Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. In addition, he is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal and the Police Exemplary Service medal.