Jon Folbrecht is the founder of Heroes Memorial Foundation and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Mr. Folbrecht has been serving in a public safety capacity since he was 14 years old in various different organizations. While working full time as a law enforcement officer, Mr. Folbrecht still finds the time to teach at the local police academy and lead a nationwide non-profit with nearly 40 volunteers across the country and spend time with his family. As a philanthropist, Mr. Folbrecht finds new and innovative ways to help our nation's Heroes in their darkest hours with the many services that Heroes Memorial Foundation provides.
Born Orange Park, Fl,
Moved to Palm City, Florida at an early age, then to Fort Pierce, Florida at age 5.
Married to Kasey Folbrecht
St. Lucie County Sheriff's Explorer Post #400 (1994-1999)
Florida Dept. of Corrections (2003-2004)
Martin County Sheriff's Office- 2005 to present. Drill Instructor, Juvenile Boot Camp, Deputy Sheriff in Road Patrol, and Traffic-DUI Enforcement Unit.
Indian River State College- 2013 to present. Adjunct Instructor for Law Enforcement and Corrections
Stationed at Fort Campbell, KY.
United States Army 1999-2002- Honorable Discharge
Honors and Affiliations:
Chief Executive Officer of Heroes Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Okeechobee Masonic Lodge No. 237 F&AM, Okeechobee Main Street, Masonic Scholarship Committee (2011 to Present), Past President of the Board of Directors for Martha's House, Past Secretary of Okeechobee County Republican Executive Committee, Okeechobee Business Assistance Committe, United States Army Parachutist Badge, United States Army Parachute Rigger Badge, United States Army Good Conduct Medal, United States Army Service Pin, United States Army Outstanding Volunteer Award.
Education and Training:
FDLE Middle Management, FDLE Line Supervision, FDLE Field Training Officer, FDLE Investigations and Interview Techniques, FDLE Injury and Death Investigations FDLE Narcotics Investigations and Identification, FDLE Hostage Negotiator Course, FDLE General Instructor Techniques, FDLE Detective Academy, Speed Measurement Instructor, VIRTRA Master Instructor, Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Awareness Training Program, FEMA Fundamentals of Emergency Management, FEMA ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, FEMA Introduction to the National Response Framework, Byrne Criminal Street Gangs Investigations, FGIA Statewide Gang Symposium and multiple college courses at Indian River State College.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mr. Folbrecht is responsible for leading the board of directors meetings, assigning board members duties, assigning volunteers to committees and maintain proper parliamentary procedure during meetings.
As the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Folbrecht administers the day to day operation of Heroes Memorial Foundation, Inc. to include: graphic design, website development, Heroes store operation, all financial records and billing, assign staff and volunteers duties, creates and implements standard operation policies, and provide reports to the Board of Directors.
Please email Jon for any speaking event request.