WeTip 2018 Conference
Ontario Airport Hotel, Ontario California
WeTip's 2018 Annual National Awards
During the National Conference, WeTip hosted the Annual National Awards Luncheon. Hollister, California Police Chief David Westrick received WeTip's 2018 MAN OF THE YEAR. Chief Westrick is a kind, caring man who goes above and beyond the call of duty. He is passionate about public service and strives to serve, protect and educate the community to enhance it’s overall quality of life. Not only is he Hollister’s Chief of Police; he is a WeTip advocate, a father, a husband, an avid outdoorsman, a TEDX speaker and he is a WeTip Partner in the War on Crime and Violence. WeTip values the strong friendship and partnership with Hollister Chief of Police Dave Westrick. Chief Westrick was also voted in as WeTip's newest member of WeTip's National Board of Directors.
2018 Keynote Speaker
Erin Runnion is the mother of Samantha Runnion and the Founding Director of The Joyful Child Foundation. Erin is dedicated to ensuring that Samantha’s tragic death will continue to be a catalyst to engage adults in our collective responsibility to protect our nation’s children. Honors include A Certificate of Valor from The Department of Justice, People Magazine’s 2004 Heroes Among Us Award, and commendations from the California State Assembly.