grady_juddMessage From The President

by Sheriff Grady Judd, President

The Major County Sheriffs of America is one of the most prestigious law enforcement and corrections organizations in the nation serving over 100 million citizens.  As Sheriffs, we stand on the shoulders of many giants who came before us – those who had the courage to take a stand for what was right for the communities they served.  They have shown us that right is right – and wrong is never right.  

It is our job, as Sheriffs, to lead the way for a safer America and to make the lives of our citizens safe and more comfortable. We must set the tone so this nation can continue to prosper, creating an atmosphere where businesses are welcome –residents are welcome – tourists are welcome – and where crime is not.

I am honored and humbled to serve the Major County Sheriffs of America as their Association President and I commend all the nation’s Sheriffs for their willingness to work as a cohesive group for the betterment of our communities.  We all have a common goal: to protect and serve our communities and our employees with integrity and vigilance.  When we act together toward a common goal – with a sense of urgency – there is nothing we cannot accomplish for the people of the United States of America.  

Sheriff Grady Judd
Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Executive Officers

Immediate Past President
Sheriff Donny Youngblood

Kern County Sheriff’s Office
1350 Norris Road
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(800) 861-3110


Vice President
Sheriff Peter Koutoujian

Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office
400 Mystic Avenue, 4th FL
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 960-2800

Vice President – Government Affairs
Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
1201 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, MI 48341 
(248) 858-5001


Vice President – Homeland Security
Sheriff Mike Chapman

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
803 Sycolin Road
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 777-0407

Sheriff David J. Mahoney

Dane County Sheriff’s Office 
115 W. Doty Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 284-6170


Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

Pinellas County Sheriff ’s Office
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778
(727) 582-6206.

MCSA Staff

Kimberly J. Wagner, Executive Director, e-mail, 703-778-1381

Joseph Summerill, General Counsel, e-mail

Ben Bawden, Director of Government Affairs, e-mail

Donna Stark, Assistant to the Executive Director, e-mail, 703-447-0450

Leslie Teitel as the Executive Assistant, e-mail, 703-778-1382

Additional Subcommittees and Assignments

Sheriff Margaret Mims

MCSA Foundation
Sheriff Margaret Mims,  
Fresno County, CA – President


Legal Affairs Committee
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri 
Pinellas County, FL – Chairman


Intelligence Commanders Committee 
Sheriff Mike Chapman 
Loudon County, VA  – Chairman


Communications Committee
Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, 
Middlesex, MA – Chairman

Sheriff Cannon

Sergeant at Arms
Sheriff Al Cannon, 
Charleston County, SC

Technology Committee
Sheriff Dave Hutchinson, 
Hennepin County, MN – Chairman


Professional Development Committee
Sheriff Leon Lott, 
Richland County SC, – Chairman


Nominations and Award Committee
Sheriff Bill Waybourn 
Tarrant County, TX – Committee Chairman

Border Security Committee
Sheriff Mark Napier, 
Pima County, AZ  – Chairman