Deputy Roger Hilton has worked in law enforcement since 1988 when he joined the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. In 1990, he lateralled to the Orange County Marshal’s Department as a deputy marshal. In 2000, he joined the Orange County Sheriff’s when the departments merged. Roger is now currently assigned to the Training Division. Roger has spent most of his career representing the interests of deputies. While with the Marshal’s Department, he spent nearly eight years on the Board of Directors for the Association of Deputy Marshals, serving as President, Treasurer and Director. He helped see his members through the county’s bankruptcy in 1994. His last task as president was to prepare legislation and facilitate a merger between the two Departments.

With the merger complete, Roger immediately went to work for AOCDS. He spent 11 years as an area representative, helped negotiate several AOCDS contracts while a member of the negotiation team, and served on the AOCDS Political Action Committee for five years. In 2011, Roger was appointed to the AOCDS Board of Directors and voted in as the Political Action Committee Chairman. He has been re-elected three times to the Board, serving as the 1st Vice President and most recently as Secretary.

In 2012, he was elected to the Orange County Employees Retirement System’s Board of Retirement as the Safety Member. This position is one of 10 members who oversees OCERS’ $13 billion pension fund and protects your retirement. Roger understands that this is your most important and hard-earned benefit. He is committed to protect and improve this benefit. During his term on the OCERS Board of Retirement, Roger has served as the Chairman of the Board and has served on many committees.

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