The FBI Sacramento Citizens Academy Alumni Association was formed in July 2006 and incorporated in July 2007 under the leadership and guidance of Special Agent Karen Ernst. In 2007, Special Agent Steve Dupre assumed the role as the Community Outreach Coordinator. We are forever grateful for his guidance and support. Public Affairs Specialist Gina Swankie joined us in September 2011. With Special Agent DuPre's retirement in late 2018, Katie Burnett assumed the role of Community Outreach Coordinator and is the Sacramento chapters direct liason. Having worked for SA DuPre for the year leading to his retirement, Ms. Burnett is well versed in all things having to do with Citizens Academy. The FBI Sacramento Citizens Academy Alumni Association is continually grateful to her for her hard work and support,
We were honored and proud to have hosted the 2017 FBI Citizens Academy National Leadership Conference here in Sacramento. Special thanks to past Chapter President Phil MacDougal for being the guiding force in making the 2017 Leadership Conference one of the best attended and best all around conferences in the history of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association.
The FBI Sacramento Citizens Academy Alumni Association was granted tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service. We are a nonprofit organization separate and apart from the FBI. We are now able to accept tax deductible donations. Our 501 (c) (3) tax identification number is 35-2278871.
The mission of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sacramento Citizens Academy Alumni Association (CAAA) is to foster the special connection between the FBI Citizens Academy graduates and the FBI in working for an informed and safer community. The CAAA's goals include, but are not limited to:
The FBI Sacramento CAAA is a private, non-profit organization and not part of the FBI.