The Cypress Police Foundation was established in 2010 as a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation, and accepts monetary and in-kind contributions. Please partner with us to enhance our Cypress Police Department’s ability to serve at its highest level by improving public safety, decreasing crime, and making Cypress a safe place to live, work and visit.


The Cypress Police Department considers itself an integral part of the community. They form true partnerships with the community’s various stakeholders in order to provide a better quality of life for those who live, work and visit our community.


Cypress has a proud history of community involved events and the Cypress Police Department enjoys being a part of this rich tradition. As a partner in the community, members of the Police Department annually participate in a wide-range of community sponsored events including the annual Spring Egg Hunt, Fourth of July Celebration, Cypress Community 5/10 K Run/Walk, the Cypress Community Festival, Tip-A-Cop at Chili’s, Cypress Job Fair, Senior Health Fair, Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Week, The Wings, Wheels and Rotors Event, National Drug Take Back Day, Special Olympics torch run and the Holiday Sing program.

Our Board of Directors

Don Pettinger, Ed.D
Grace Christian Schools

1st Vice President
Nickol Ladd
Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries

2nd Vice President
Susan Garey
Sr. Property Manager, Warland Investments Company

Dan Schwartz
Bank Manager
Pacific Premier Bank

Amber Mae Enriquez
General Counsel

Foundation Members

Mark Lauderback
Chief of Police
Cypress Police Department

Johnnie Strohmyer
Community Member

Shelley Henderson
Orange County Breeze
Sebastian Reed
Jeanne St. Clair
Mariellen Yarc
Selina Mullaney

Welcome to the Team

The Cypress Police Foundation is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors, Jeanne St. Clair, Mariellen Yarc, and Selina Mullaney. Each of these individuals brings a unique skill set to the board that will be extremely helpful in allowing us to continue to advance our Mission of providing resources to the Cypress Police Department to help enhance the Department’s ability to serve at its highest level while improving public safety, decreasing crime and making Cypress a safer place to live, work and visit.