Region Coordinator
LETR Executive Council

REGION 11
Canada
AB, BS, MB, NF, NWT, NS, ON, PEI, PQ, SK, YK

Paul Manuel

Paul Manuel

Email:

PaulM@letr-council.org

pmanuel@telusplanet.net

Paul Manuel was a police officer in Calgary for 34 years retiring in 2011. He started with the LETR in 1988 as a runner in the local Torch Run and from there started becoming involved in various fund raising events. Over the years, Paul’s involvement grew to organizing events and runs and then to becoming the Director of his Provinces Torch Run Program. In 2007 Paul was elected as the Region XI Coordinator on the International Executive Council and has served in that position since that time. He is a veteran of 5 previous World Games Final Leg Teams, being a Run Team Leader for the past four. Paul is also the Head Coach for the Special Olympics Calgary Power Lifting Program, a role he thoroughly enjoys. Paul is married to Theresa, has three sons and three grandsons


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Region Coordinator
LETR Executive Council

REGION 12
East Asia

Patrick Chan

Chan, Patrick

Email:
pchan@letr-council.org
channy04@hotmail.com

Patrick retired from police service in 2011 after having proudly served the Hong Kong Police Force for over 35 years. Patrick was first involved in Law Enforcement Torch Run in 1995 and has been a Final Leg runner in North Carolina in 1999 and Alaska in 2001. He has served in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Executive Council as a Regional Coordinator since 2008. Patrick represented his department in volleyball and running.

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Region Coordinator
LETR Executive Council

REGION 13
Caribbean
St Vincent, Jamaica, Barbados, Dominica, Antigua, St Lucia, St Kitts & Nevis, Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman, Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago, Guadeloupe, Martinique, US Virgin Islands, St Maarten, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, Haiti, Belize, Guyana, Montserrat, Suriname

Bill Buford

Buford, Bill

Email:
billb@letr-council.org
bbufor@aol.com

Bill has been involved with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics for over 25 years. Bill was the Arkansas Torch Run Director for 17 years and has served on the LETR Executive Council as a Regional Coordinator or an At-Large position since 1989 and is currently the Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean. Bill is retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with 31 years service. After retiring from the ATF he went on to work for the Arkansas State Police as their Bomb Squad Commander for seven years. Bill's favorite experience with the LETR is working with the Special Olympics athletes. Their smiles and enthusiasm have inspired him throughout the past 25 years.


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Region Coordinator
LETR Executive Council

REGION 14
Oceania
Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands

Scott Whyte

Whyte, Scott

Email:

scottw@letr-council.org
scott.whyte@letr-nsw.org


Scott has been involved with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for six years and was the foundation Torch Run Director of the first LETR Program established in Australia (LETR NSW). He started his policing career in 1978 with Strathclyde Police in Scotland and then returned home to Australia and joined the New South Wales Police Force in 1983. He is a Detective Superintendent and is currently the Commander of the Terrorism Investigations Squad, based in Sydney. He is married to Julianne and they have a daughter, Rebecca, both of whom work for the NSW Police Force.


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Region Coordinator
LETR Executive Council

REGION 15
Latin America

Vladimir Caceres

Vladimir 2

Email:
vladimircaceres@hotmail.com
vladimircaceres@pnc.gob.sv

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