Board Members

Matt Smith
President

Matt Smith has been President of the Garland Police Association since 2016, and has worked as a law enforcement officer with the city of Garland for over 10 years. Previously, he was with the Shreveport Police for 11 years and has also served in the Army. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from LSU-S.

Brian Christian
Vice President

Bio coming soon.

Daniel Klug
Treasurer

Daniel Klug was appointed Chaplain of the Garland Police Association at the end of 2019. He has served two years with Garland Police Department.

Daniel spent 6 years in the United States Navy and is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in English at the University of Texas.

Skylar Kempel
Secretary

Bio coming soon.

Walt Carter
Sgt at Arms

Walt Carter is the Sergeant At Arms for Garland Police Association and has been with the department for 15 years, where he works as an officer in the Criminal Investigations Department. He was also formerly a Texas State Trooper for 9 years, as well as former SWAT and Narcotics.

Ryan Roberts
State Rep

Bio coming soon.

Brandon Hernandez
Chaplain

Bio coming soon.