About Us

Please note that the Mayday Missions Board of Directors is comprised of unpaid volunteers.

  • John Devoe

    John DeVoe is a law enforcement officer with over 20 years of police experience. He serves as a Detective Sergeant in a local police department, where he has been assigned to criminal investigations since 2001. Aside from “Rock For A Reason” and “Mayday Missions,” John has coordinated various other charitable events to benefit a host of causes. He is passionate about helping others in their time of need and has been recognized for his philanthropic efforts. John grew up in Hasbrouck Heights and still resides in Bergen County, New Jersey.

  • Matthew Hurley

    Matt has spent the last 15 years in the Financial Services industry. He currently works in the Private Equity industry where he manages Investor Services for a firm in Paramus. In addition to his financial services career, he has experience in event planning and project management. He has been an active participant in the All Wrapped Up - Holiday Giving Program through the Volunteer Center of Bergen County for many years. Matt resides in Waldwick, NJ and graduated from Don Bosco Prep and Manhattan College.

  • Rick Sposa

    Rick Sposa has spent the last twenty years in EMS and is currently the Deputy Chief of EMS in a large urban system. He has passion for giving back the community and working at making people around him laugh when times are darkest. He currently lives in Bergen County with his wife and two girls.

  • Gerard Dargan

    Jerry Dargan has served 24 years in law enforcement and is employed as a Lieutenant with a county prosecutor’s office.  He has been assigned to many different squads and is currently supervising a Special Victims Unit.  In addition to his law enforcement career, Jerry has participated in and organized multiple nonprofit charity events.  He resides in Hillsdale, New Jersey, with his wife Maria and their two children, McKenzie and Luke.

  • William I. Diedtrich

    Bill Diedtrich has been a police officer for 14 years and presently serves as a Detective in a local police department.  In addition, he volunteers with the Park Ridge Fire Department where he served for three years as Chief.  Giving back and being involved in the community is a cornerstone of his family as both his father and grandfather served as fire chief.  Bill resides in Bergen County.

  • Michael Graham

    Mike is a Sergeant with a local police department and former PBA delegate.  He enjoys being involved with various charitable organizations; it affords him to give back to worthwhile causes. He lives in Emerson, NJ, with his wife and 3 daughters.

  • John McDermott

    John W. McDermott is an attorney at Harwood Lloyd, LLC based in Hackensack, NJ. He focuses his practice on business, contract and real estate matters. Prior to joining Harwood Lloyd, Mr. McDermott worked for New York Life Insurance Company in Manhattan. He is actively involved in the community and has participated in and arranged various pro bono projects.

May·day (ˈmādā/)

noun emergency procedure verbiage used internationally as a distress signal to signify a life-threatening emergency.

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Mayday Missions is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to helping those who help others.  Our team of volunteers rises up in times of need to assist members of the service (law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, and beyond) as well as their families.  The energy, enthusiasm, and selfless service of the Mayday Missions volunteers inspires good people everywhere to pitch in and lend a helping hand.

Mayday Missions (formerly “Rock For A Reason”) is a nonprofit, charitable organization operating under Federal Tax Identification Number 47-4168031. As a recognized charitable outfit, direct donations to Mayday Missions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.