Officer Doll was born in Ontario, Canada, and is an avid hockey fan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and has been an SDPD Officer since 2010. Officer Doll has worked various patrol assignments where he received numerous commendations and a Life-Saving Citation.
In 2015, Officer Doll joined the SDPD Juvenile Services Team, where he enjoyed working as a School Safety Patrol officer. In 2018, he joined the Juvenile Administration unit at STAR/PAL where he manages the entire School Safety Patrol program for the City of San Diego. In addition, Officer Doll enjoys mentoring students and speaking at youth leadership camps.
In his free time, Officer Doll enjoys spending time with his family, camping and playing sports.
Dan joined the San Diego Police Department in October 2000 and has worked patrol assignments at Northeastern, Southern, and Western Divisions. In May 2018, after serving as a Field Training Officer for ten years, Dan became a member of Western Division’s Juvenile Service Team. In March 2021, Dan joined the STAR/PAL team as a Juvenile Resource Officer.
Raised in San Diego, Dan earned his High School Diploma at Hoover High School and was awarded his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University in May 1992. Dan enjoys photography, hiking, and spending time with his family.
Alaina joined STAR/PAL in May of 2020 as the Manager of Special Events. With a passion for community engagement, she has experience working for other nonprofits such as The First Tee of Phoenix and the charitable foundations of both the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Coyotes.
You guessed it! This Arizona State University alumna comes to us from Phoenix, Arizona after her longtime dream of living in sunny San Diego came to fruition. Alaina enjoys petting every animal she sees, getting lost on hikes, and playing competitive dodgeball across the country.
Carly joined the STAR/PAL team in 2020 as the Program Manager where she oversees all aspects of program implementation between schools and partners. She was first introduced to STAR/PAL in 2015 when she worked with the Chargers spearheading the Play 60 camps, in partnership with STAR/PAL. It was then that she fell in love with STAR/PAL’s mission and the good they were doing in the community. Carly continued to volunteer throughout the years and is excited to officially be a member of the STAR/PAL team.
Born and raised in San Diego, Carly comes from a background in athletics having played softball at San Diego Mesa College and finishing out her 2 years at CSU Dominguez Hills. After her collegiate career, she joined the San Diego Chargers as a Community Relations Intern where she was able to continue her love for not only sports, but also her community.
Mayra joined the team as Director of Community Relations in 2020. She came to STAR/PAL from the San Diego Probation Department where she organized all community events such as Coffee with Probation, Back to School Events and Holiday Giveaways.
A San Diego native, Mayra bridges the gap with her long-standing community partnerships. She has over 20 years of experience in serving communities in San Diego county.
A resident of San Diego County for more than two decades, Veronica Farran graduated from San Diego State University in 2002 where she earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences: English. Continuing her education, Veronica earned a Master’s of Education: Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University in 2005. With a passion for teaching, she went on to earn her Single Subject Teaching Credential in English and an Administrative Services Credential.
An educator for two decades, Veronica began her career in the classroom teaching English in grades six through twelve. Most recently, she spent more than twelve years as a school Principal where, among many things, she oversaw curriculum creation, adoption, management and implementation.
In 2020, Veronica Farran joined STAR/PAL as Director of Education. Through her new role at STAR/PAL, Veronica is able to create positive programs to help educate San Diego County’s youth while helping them make positive connections with law enforcement.
Veronica resides in Escondido with her husband, daughter and two pugs.
Claire was promoted to Executive Director at STAR/PAL in 2017. Having joined the organization in 2012 as the Program Partnership and Resource Coordinator, her passion for the community and public safety led to her growth within the ranks. Claire was promoted to Director of Communications and Special Events in 2013, followed by a period as Interim Executive Director in 2015 prior to her promotion to full-time Executive Director.
Raised in San Diego, Claire comes from a background in athletics having played lacrosse at Santa Clara University, and working for the San Diego State Athletic Department in Marketing and Development. She has worked in public safety as a Lifeguard II for the City of Del Mar since May of 2006 and is a certified EMT.