Board Members

Gabino Bañuelos
President

Autobiography coming soon

Gilbert Magaña
Vice President

Gilbert Magaña has been a Police Officer with the City of San Gabriel since 2015. During that time he has been assigned primarily to the Patrol Division and he was recently awarded the position of Mental Health Evaluation Team (MET) Officer as a member of the Community Engagement Bureau. He is currently an Explorer Advisor and a member of the Department’s Bicycle Response Team. He became a board member of the San Gabriel Police Officer’s Association in January of 2018.

Steve Gaona
Sergeant-At-Arms

Steve Gaona began his career in Law Enforcement as a Reserve Police Officer with the Hermosa Beach Police Department in 2010. In 2013, Gaona was hired as a full-time Police Officer with the San Gabriel Police Department. In 2015, he became a Police Explorer Advisor. As a Police Explorer Advisor, he mentors, recruits, and trains police explorers. In 2016, Steve Gaona took on the position as the Baker 2 Vegas Team Relay Challenge Captain, where he helped train, schedule, and prepare the San Gabriel running team for their running competition against various other police agencies. In 2017, Gaona became part of the newly restructured Bicycle Response Team. Additionally in 2017, Gaona was assigned as a Field Training Officer and was then assigned into the Investigations Bureau working property crimes. In 2018, he was assigned from Property Crimes to the Special Enforcement Team as part of the Investigations Bureau. Gaona was also elected as the San Gabriel Police Officer’s Association Sergeant-At-Arms in 2018. In 2021, Gaona was assigned back to patrol as a Field Training Officer, where he trains newly graduated recruits from the police academy and/or new police officer hires.

Thien Pham
Treasurer

Thien Pham began his career in Law Enforcement as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy from 2016-2017 prior to being a Police Officer with the City of San Gabriel. During the time as a San Gabriel Police Officer, he has been assigned to the Patrol Division. In 2017, Thein Pham was elected as the San Gabriel Police Officers’ Association Treasurer. Pham is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he proudly served the country for six years.

Avelino Enriquez
Secretary

Avelino Enriquez started with the San Gabriel Police Department in 2013. In 2015, he became a Police Explorer Advisor. As a Police Explorer Advisor, he mentors, recruits, and trains police explorers. In 2017, Enriquez was assigned to be a Field Training Officer, where he trains newly graduated recruits from the police academy and/or new hires. In 2017, he became part of the newly restructured Bicycle Response Team and was also assigned as a Rangemaster. Rangemasters are in charge of firearms training within the police department. As a Rangemaster, he was selected to be an Active Shooter Instructor in 2018. Enriquez has been part of the San Gabriel Police Officers’ Association Board since 2019 as a Secretary.

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