Michael Luvera currently serves as Chief of Police in the State of Washington. Luvera served as Chief of Police at Central Washington University for six years. In 2014, he received the Director of the Year award by the Western Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (WACLEA). In 2016, our University Police Department was recognized for our community engagement as we received the WACLEA agency of the year award. His experience of policing and leading in both a municipal and higher educational setting has given him unique insights into the challenges of policing varying populations, geographies, and political climates. Luvera holds a Bachelor of Science in Law and Justice and a Masters degree in Organizational Management and Leadership.In 2018, Michael founded The Luvera Group, LLC a leadership consulting firm in order to fulfill his desire to give back to his profession. Luvera has been married for over 25 years and has two daughters, one attending college and the other in high school. He has served the community in law enforcement for over 27 years.