Who We Are

On Base Leadership Team

The Facilitators:

Ed Smith, is a John Maxwell Certified Trainer. He is a thirty-three year veteran of law enforcement with twenty three years of supervision and leadership experience, has been involved in training with police, sheriff and emergency dispatch organizations. He is an experienced trainer and consultant in organizational leadership development. Mr. Smith is a graduate and former instructor of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute. He has served on the board of a private school, started and operated a successful business and has been an accomplished project manager in both large technology, innovation and construction projects and currently serves on the Monterey City Council.

Mr. Smith was awarded a Master of Public Administration, from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, from California State University, Sacramento. He also holds a California life-time teaching credential. http://www.johncmaxwellgroup.com/edsmith

Patrick Williams, is an accomplished leader and experienced public sector trainer. His twenty-five years of local government experience in law enforcement and public policy includes two decades in leadership roles from first line supervisor to executive. Mr. Williams has extensive experience in local and regional community collaborations and inter-governmental programs. He served ten years as a council member and mayor for a Southern California city. Mr. Williams is a graduate and former instructor of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute and a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy.

Mr. Williams was awarded a Master of Arts in Leadership, from Saint Mary’s College and a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management from the University of Redlands. In 2011 he was recognized as the annual recipient for the Ethical Courage Award by the California Peace Officers Association.


On Base Leadership are members of the following:

The American Society for Training & Development

Monterey County Hospitality Association

California Police Chief's Association

California Police Officer's Association

Monterey Cannery Row Rotary