BOARD MARK DIBONAMark R. DiBona, DIRECTOR, is currently a Patrol Sergeant with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the traffic unit in Sanford Florida. Mark began his Law Enforcement career in 1985 with the Braintree Police Department in Massachusetts and the Amtrak Police Department, prior to moving to Florida. From a result of Police stress, Mark battled with suicidal ideation and nearly took his own life.  Through treatment and the support and assistance of his wife, he was able to overcome these issues.  Mark is a Police Academy Instructor, he speaks about Police stress to Police Academy students by telling them his story and the importance of Mental Health in Law Enforcement, utilizing Badge of Life programs. Also, Mark speaks to others about Police Mental Health. Mark is also a member of MADD and Concerns of Police Survivors. Mark has lost two Law Enforcement friends to suicide. Mark’s goal is to assist any Law Enforcement Officer or any member of a Public Safety agency, who are going through the issues that he dealt with.