Charles Coles

Charles Coles

Security Functional Area Manager
Palo Verde Generating Station

Employment History:

  • STARS Alliance Functional Area Manager - Security Current - 2016
  • Palo Verde Security Operations Manager 2005 – 2016
  • Palo Verde Security Training Instructor 2003 – 2005
  • Palo Verde Nuclear Security Officer 2002 – 2003

Post-secondary education

  • Santa Fe Community College A.A. General Studies
  • Community College of the Air Force A.A. Industrial Security
  • Community College of the Air Force A.A. Instructor of Technology & Military Science
  • Arizona State University West B.A.E Education (Summa Cum Laude)

Military service: Chuck served in the United States Air Force for 27 years.  He culminated his military career as the Security Forces Manager at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona where he directed security and law enforcement operations for the Air Force’s largest fighter wing.  Chuck’s diverse security experience during his military career included nuclear weapons security, defensive planning, antiterrorism, and force protection programs, teaching at the Air Force Security Force’s Academy, and managing tactical operations units.

Hobbies: Chuck enjoys woodworking, shooting, baseball, outdoor activities, and time with all the grandkids.