Executive Board

Brant Hromadka, President

Brant was elected Lodge 15 President in April 2018 after serving as Vice President.

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Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Daniel started his law enforcement career in 2008 with Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) Police Department.  He briefly worked for Hodgkins PD before finding his home at Romeoville PD in 2013.  He is currently assigned to the Patrol Division and is a firearms instructor and defensive tactics instructor. Daniel served as Trustee until elected Vice President in April 2020.

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Brian Truhlar, Secretary

Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Brian has been with the Romeoville Police Department since January 2002. He was assigned to the Tactical Unit and spent over 7 years in that position. He also is on the Will County Sheriff's Department Special Operations Group (SOG) as a Tactical Operator. Brian was a Field Training Officer while he was assigned to the Patrol Division. He is a Range Officer and teaches numerous areas within Law Enforcement. Brian was promoted to Sgt. in October 2014. Brian was elected as lodge Secretary in June of 2014. Brian continues to strive to encourage member participation in annual events and charity events for Lodge supported activities. 

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Daniel Zakula Jr., Treasurer

Daniel Ponzi, Vice President

Daniel Zakula Jr., Treasurer

Daniel has been with Romeoville Police Department since 2006.  His assignments have included Patrol, Tactical Unit, and State Police Auto Theft Task Force; and is currently assigned to the Investigations Division as a Detective.  Daniel conducts police and civilian training on several topics, and is very active in many functions of the Department.  He joined Lodge 15's Board in February 2018.  In addition to his role of Treasurer, he also created and maintains the Lodge's website.

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Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Gary has been an officer with the Romeoville Police Department since July 2001. He has served as a Tactical Officer, Firearms Instructor and was assigned to the Will County CPAT narcotics task force for several years. He also received the prestigious Officer of the Year Award in 2002 for his outstanding work within the department. Gary is also a board member for Joliet Wish Upon A Star assisting terminally ill children. Gary joined the FOP Board in June 2015 as Trustee at that time.

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Dominic Thielmann, Trustee

Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Dominic was appointed Trustee in April 2020 to fill a vacancy left when Dan Ponzi was elected Vice President.

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Paul Tuuk, Trustee

Gary Augustine, Sergeant-At-Arms

Paul Tuuk, Trustee

 Paul was elected Trustee in April 2020.