Wayne Osborne, a Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP) Officer from California Highway Patrol (CHP) Oceanside, is the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer of the Month for November. He was nominated by Stan Vander Mey, the Oceanside SVP Administrator.
Wayne plays an integral part in the smooth running of the SVP, especially behind the scenes. For the past six years, Wayne has been the primary individual to ensure the department stays up-to-date on personnel records. Since 2016, he has been the SVP Secretary, preparing and distributing meeting minutes. Wayne’s attention to detail is second to none and his accuracy is invaluable. Wayne also regularly attends the SVP Academy classes that are held to train new recruits. He shares his administrative expertise with the recruits as he assists them with required paperwork.
Wayne serves as Administrative Assistant to the Evidence Officer in the Special Duty group. The Special Duty Officers are assigned to tasks in the office rather than in the field, such as communications, public information, training, and evidence control. Wayne’s duties involve computer research to determine which cases have been finalized and no longer require evidence to be retained. Wayne’s diligence and attention to detail are particularly well suited to this activity.
Wayne’s skills and hard work have been noted and appreciated by the CHP staff. Stan Vander Mey says, “Wayne enjoys the camaraderie of the group and the feeling of being useful to the greater community.” The community of Oceanside is lucky to have Wayne. Thank you, Wayne, for all that you do!