PO Box 6406

Kennewick, WA 99336

Captain, Michelle Shaw,   509-781-1048


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2nd Lieutenant

​This positions is 3rd in command. They are also in charge of security, parades, social activities,communications among members and is overseen by 1st Lieutenant and Captain.


Takes Meetings minutes, keeps records of membership and Posse attendance at all functions. Coordinates the membership participation incentive program.

Sonny Jackson

1st Lt Jr

 2018 Posse Officers

Fred Settle

​Sgt of Arms

Candice Countryman


Tim Clouse 


Larry Lizotte 

2nd Lt Jr

Michelle Shaw


 Mike Staley 

1st Lt VP


As Captain Michelle oversees our meetings, public relations, along with many other tasks. Michelle is also in charge of our communications & monthly newsletter. ​

The Board of Directors is comprised of the following Posse Officers. The Captain, 1st  and 2nd  Junior Lieutenants , 1st & 2nd Senior Lieutenants, Sgt of Arms,Treasurer and Secretary. Officers are elected into position by the general posse membership annually each November. Members must be in good standing to be eligible to run for an officers position or to vote during elections. All positions are a one year term,except for the Lieutenants, which are two years. At the end of a Junior Lieutenants two year term moves up to the Senior position and then a new Junior Lieutenant is elected.

1st Lieutenant VP

VP is 2nd in command to the Captain.

1st Lt fills in for the Captain when absent, in charge of drills, practice,arena, track events, public relations,cow penning and duties overseen by the Captain.

Sgt of Arms

This positions is in charge of all Posse owned equipment. Also responsible for insuring that all equipment is in good working order and repair of any and all posse equipment during posse functions. Sgt of Arms is also to keep order at all Posse meetings.


Controls and administers financial matters of the Posse.

 Phil Clouse

2nd Lt Sr

​​ Benton Franklin Mounted

 Sheriff's Posse