MICHAEL TOKARSKI* TXPSTA * PRESIDENT
Michael Tokarski is currently working as a criminal justice instructor at Canyon Lake High School, Canyon Lake,Texas. His background is 15 Years in law enforcement - patrol and a supervisor. He is employed with the City of Kirby Police Department and is assigned to patrol and serves as the weekend supervisor. He worked up the ranks from a Patrolman to Sergeant. He was able to get his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement, Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Master of Science in Public Administration in specialty of Justice Administration and Master's Arts in Criminal Justice all from Wayland Baptist University. His future endeavor is to pursue a his PHD in Criminal Justice from Northcentral University and finally a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's University - School of Law.
FRANK RIOS* TXPSTA VICE * PRESIDENT
Frank Rios is currently working for Mission CISD as a Criminal Justice Teacher and is in his 6th year teaching at Mission High School. He graduated from Mission High School in 1988, received his Associates Degree in Education from South Texas College and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Texas at Pan American. He has worked as a Monitor at the Judge Mario E. Ramirez Juvenile Boot Camp and as an After-Care Leader working with high risk teenage boys at the Hidalgo County facility. He also worked as a Truant Officer for Sharyland ISD. He is a certified CPR Instructor, 911 Communications Instructor, Certified Level II, Level III Security Officer and is a Security Manager for two security companies. He is an advisor in Skills USA and the South Region Rep for Texas Public Service Association. His future endeavors are to pursue a Master’s Degree in Mid Management so he can be a Principal/Asst Principal or Coordinator in CTE. He also coaches Varsity Football and Varsity Softball at Mission High School.
ASHLEY KAY-HUEY * TXPSTA * TREASURER
Ashley Kay Huey was born and raised in Georgetown, Texas. She has always had a love for Law and Order and knew she wanted to be in the Law Enforcement Field. She currently is the Advisor for the Criminal Justice Club and Co-Coordinator of the Georgetown Municipal Court TEEN Court. She is a Cheer sponsor and has been previously employed with the Texas State Board of Nursing as a Criminal Investigator. She is Certified with the NCIT CLEAR as a Basic Investigator/Inspector and Advanced Interviewing/Analysis and Report Writing. She has a BS in Criminal Justice from Texas State University and Master's in Criminal Justice.
LESLIE MCKINNEY* TXPSTA * SECRETARY
Leslie McKinney is currently working as a Forensic Science Instructor at Pearland High School. She graduated from Danbury High School, Danbury Texas and then attended Texas State University where she obtain her Bachelor’s degree. She is in her 23rd year of teaching, which she has taught Biology, IPC, Aquatic Science, Forensic Science and coached Basketball, Volleyball and Track. She spent 6 years in Louisiana, at Walker High School, teaching IPC, and Forensic Science and was Head Volleyball coach. While at Walker, she was awarded Teacher of the Year. She has been with Pearland since 2013 where she has served as the Interact sponsor, Tennis coach and was again awarded the honor of Teacher of The Year in 2016. Her passion for teaching is evident every time you walk into her room and see her engaged students. McKinney has passed her love of teaching to her son, Curtis, who is also a teacher and a coach.
JESSE ACOSTA * TXPSTA * SERGEANT OF ARMS