Suffolk County Police Columbia Association

Columbia Board

President  ~        Pete Conte
1 st  Vice Pres.            James Jernigan
2 nd Vice Pres.            Joe Geraci
Financial Secretary      Daniel Parella 
Treasurer                   Pat Saunders
Recording Secretary    Jenn Elfein
Sgt. at Arms               Richard Catapano
Sgt. at Arms               Charles Abbene
Attorney                     Jordan A. Ziegler 
CPA                            Russ D'Anna
Past President             Gilda Avram

~The COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION is a fraternal organization comprised of
law enforcement personnel of Italian-American decent who are dedicated to:

  • Developing an understanding and appreciation of the many contributions made by those who arrived in this country before us and helped build this great country. Continue these contributions in all of our endeavors.
  • Provide leadership in the spirit of brotherhood among people regardless of race, creed or religion. Promote a positive focus on education, cultural, and charitable endeavors.
  • Continue to provide for its members regular meetings, Cultural and social events, and a means to foster the heritage of its members.
  • Participate in fundraising activities for the purpose of supporting those groups recognized by Columbia, provide a melding for its members,to be part of an ethnic group of law enforcement sisters and brothers who nurture the spirit of brotherhood and remembrerance of their roots.