DUBLIN, CA — May 23, 2013 — Craig Eicher, Captain of the Investigations and Services Division of the Pleasanton Police Department, has been elected to the Hope Hospice Board of Directors. He joins the 15-member board of directors, each of whom is elected to a two-year term, up to three consecutive two-year terms. Eicher brings 25 years of law enforcement experience and working with the community to the Board.
Eicher began his career in law enforcement in 1989 as a volunteer reserve police officer with the City of Pleasanton. He joined the department as a police officer in 1991, was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2003, promoted to lieutenant in 2007 and worked as a patrol Watch Commander until he was assigned as the Special Operations Unit commander in 2009. In his current role as captain, Eicher oversees the Investigations and Services Division of the Police Department. This division includes Dispatch, Records, Business Services, the Investigations Unit, DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention and Volunteer Programs.
“Craig has built relationships with community members and leaders throughout his long career,” says David Karlsson, CPA, Hope Hospice Board president. “He brings a valuable understanding of the community to our organization. We welcome Craig to the Board and the Hope Hospice family.”
Eicher holds a bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice from California State University, Hayward; and a master’s degree in Public Sector Leadership from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA.