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Community Services

Public Safety Community Advisory Committee

The Winter Haven Public Safety Community Advisory Committee has been developed to allow a selected board of citizens to discuss agency programs, provide insight on community needs, review past citizen interactions and ensure the open lines of communication between residents and the Department are enhanced.

Meeting Minutes


The Committee members selected are as follows:

Tom Freijo (Chair)  two-year term
Abdul Al-Khatib (Vice-Chair) three-year term
Shandra Blocker – three-year term
Melody Johnson – three-year term
Beth Luxford – two-year term
Daniel Maxwell – two-year term
Richard Treuman – one-year term
Morgan Wilson – one-year term
Linda Wingate – one-year term

Alternates:
Theophilus Anderson
Christina Fullerton


The inaugural committee held their first meeting in 2021 with each member serving staggered terms. The committee of nine (9) will meet at a minimum of once per quarter or more frequently if deemed necessary by the Public Safety Director or the Committee Chair.

Additional information regarding the Committee, selection process, code of conduct and application process can be obtained here.