BENEFITING PUBLIC SERVANTS WHEN THEY NEED IT MOST
2017 Board of Directors
Ryan started his law enforcement career in 1997 originally with the City of Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety where he served as a patrol officer and a was a member of the Gang Enforcement Team. In 2002 Ryan laterally transferred to another Albuquerque Metro Police Department where he served all three area commands and is a Field Training Officer, he became a member of the Emergency Response Team in 2004, was selected as the Drill Instructor for the Regional Academy Class 25. In 2006 Ryan left patrol work and became a Violent Crimes Detective and in 2008 moved to the Homicide Division. Ryan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in June 2009.
Ryan became involved in fund raising efforts after learning that that a co-worker, Deputy Shannon Key was diagnoses with terminal brain cancer. Ryan started the annual “Guns and Hoses” softball tournament. Due to the success that was achieved during this event Ryan was approached on several different occasions in an attempt to organize additional fund-raisers for different causes at which time a need was recognized to have monies on hand in times of emergencies.
Dave Priemazon started out his career in Law Enforcement in 1997 with the Rio Rancho Police department as a patrol officer and later became a member of The Gang Enforcement Team. In 2002 Dave made a lateral transfer over to another Albuquerque Metro Police Department where he started out in the patrol field and later joined the department’s Emergency Response Team where he is currently a Team Leader. In 2006 Dave joined the detective ranks and is currently a Detective with the Violent Crimes/Homicide unit with another Albuquerque Metro Police Department.
Dave has been working extensively with the Ten 82 organization and has donated his time to help with some of their event’s like the Ten 82’s poker tournaments and also with 5 years of the “Battle of the Badges-911 bowl” Cops v. Firefighter football game. Dave was originally a player in the charity football game and now has taken a bigger role in the event by taking over as the Head Coaching responsibilities of the Police team “HOGS” and is also assisting with the organization with gathering sponsors and working with the community in order to make this event a huge success for this charity the TEN 82 Organization.
Ray Soto started his civil service career in 1990, when he was hired by the State of New Mexico, Department of Corrections (DOC). He worked with the DOC, in Santa Fe and Los Lunas for five years attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was hired as a patrol officer in 1995 by the City of Rio Rancho. During his tenor with the Rio Rancho Police Department, he served with the SWAT team, eventually running a K-9 for the department. He served as a physical fitness specialist and armorer as well. Ray also worked for the Albuquerque Police Department serving as a patrol officer, bike patrol officer and northeast impact detective. Ray retired in 2010, but went back to work on the tribal law enforcement side, working for the Jemez Pueblo Police Department, as a criminal investigator. Ray left Jemez in 2015; he currently works as a Conservation Sergeant for the Laguna Pueblo Police Department. Ray also serves in the Armed forces, he joined the Marine Corps in 1994 and is currently in the New Mexico Air National Guard. He has one deployment to the Middle East. Ray started his volunteer work in 2006, boxing in the Rumble in Rio. He then became the law enforcement liaison for Rumble in Rio. After working with the Rumble in Rio for three years, Ray began volunteering with the Ten-82 Organization.