2019 Executive Board
Robert is a 35 year veteran of law enforcement having served as a sergeant at the Amarillo Police Department and the Potter County Sheriff’s Department. After a years stint at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, where he officially retired, he began work as a police officer for Amarillo College where he spent 14 years and retired at the end of 2018. He was a part time Police officer at Lake Tanglewood Police Department for five years as well. In November 2018 he was elected Justice Of The Peace Potter County Precinct #2 and took office January 1st, 2019. Robert is a charter member. He was the first Lodge President having served from 1997 when the association joined the FOP until 2003 when he stepped down to run for Potter County Sheriff. He served as the immediate past president from 2003 – 2009 and was elected as local lodge president again in 2009. His past experience in the FOP has included Lodge State Trustee, State Guard, 4 years as the Texas FOP State Secretary and was the 2nd Vice President for one term at the Texas State Lodge. Robert is the past chairman of the Compliance and Hospitality Committees for the State Lodge. He is very proud to be an active FOP member.
Rick was the Vice-President in 2003 when the President stepped down and he became the President. Later the same year he was elected for his first term as President and remained as such thru October 2009. Rick is a retired Sergeant from the Potter County Sheriff Department having served over 20 years. He currently is employed as an investigator for the Office of the Inspector General and is attached to the Clements Unit of TDCJ in Amarillo. His duties take him to other Units of TDCJ in the Panhandle region. He and his wife, Carleta, look forward to his full retirement so he may utilize his fifth wheel he recently purchased. Rick enjoys attending conferences within the State of Texas and to the National conferences held throughout the United States. Rick was re-elected as President in October of 2017.
Charlie Johnson has served the citizens of Potter and Randall County for over 36 years. He started his law enforcement carrier in 1976 with the Amarillo Police Department where he graduated from their 40th Police Academy. In 1984, Charlie went to work for the Potter County Sheriff Office. During the next 24 plus years, he served in many capacities culminating his carrier as the Assistant Jail Commander; he retired as a Lieutenant on July 31, 2008. He went to work for the Lake Tanglewood Police Department on August 01, 2008 as a patrol officer and on April 09, 2013 he was appointed Chief of Police.
Charlie holds a Master Peace Office License, Master Jailer License, and Instructor License with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). In 2004, he graduated from the Leadership Command College (Class #48) of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) of the Sam Houston State University.
Charlie has been a member of the Potter County Law Enforcement Association since its conception. He was elected to the Sergeant of Arms position in 2009. Charlie is a member of the Potter County Deputy Dawgs Cook Team which assists in many charity events.
In early May of 1978, Charlie had the good fortune of meeting a wonderful lady and in August, he made the best decision in his life when he walked his bride down the aisle and said “I Do”. Judy and Charlie have been blessed by God with two daughters, and three grandkids.
I grew up in Quanah, Texas on a cattle ranch. My parents taught myself and my two brothers how to work and about honesty. I attended Cisco Jr. College and graduated from West Texas State University in 1970. I was drafted into the U.S. Army. I served in Viet Nam. I joined the Texas Army National Guard from 1976 to 2002. During this period of time I became a Reserve Deputy for the Potter County Sheriff Office. I went to work for the Potter County Sheriff Office full time on January 1, 1990 and I retired from them with a total or 32 years of service. I retired from the Military on Oct 1, 2002 with 32 years of service as well. I have been married to my wife (Pam) for 45 years. We have a son (Buckie) and a daughter (Brandy). I have been involved in FOP Lodge 57 in Amarillo, Texas since its inception.
Audy began his law enforcement career in 1989 at the Potter County Sheriff’s Office, obtaining the rank of sergeant. While at Potter County, Audy worked many different assignments including Corrections, Patrol, Field Identification, Crime Scene Investigations, and eventually assigned to the Potter/Randall Special Crimes Unit.
In 2001, Audy transitioned to contractor security at the Pantex Plant just outside of Amarillo. The Pantex Plant is a Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration facility. Audy has worked in several areas at the Pantex Plant that include the Protective Force, Vulnerability Assessments, and Security Operations. Audy is currently a Senior Technical Advisor in the Safeguards, Security, & Emergency Services organization.
Audy currently holds a Master Peace Officer License and a Peace Officer Instructor License through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Audy has a Bachelor’s degree in Justice Administration and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Wayland Baptist University. Audy is currently serving as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with the Potter County Sheriff’s Office.
Audy has been affiliated with the Potter County Law Enforcement Association since its inception. Audy is a former vice president of the association and a charter member of the association when joining the Fraternal Order of Police.
Bobby is a 16 year veteran of the Potter County Sheriff Department and holds an Advanced Police Officer Certificate. He has worked as jailer. deputy and field corporal. Bobby spent seven years in the U.S. Army and among his many achievements was being a weapons instructor and combat medic. He is a graduate of the 67th Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy and is a certified EMT. He was elected as an at-large member of the Executive Board in 2009. He has been an FOP member since 1999 and is actively involved in the lodge’s building maintenance and construction improvements.