President & General Manager
Aaron is the President and General Manager of SCRAM of California, SCRAM of Arizona, and Total Court Services of Nevada. For the past 10 years, Aaron has worked with courts and agencies across the southwest to develop and sustain continuous alcohol monitoring programs, and other communities programs that leverage state-of-the-art offender monitoring and testing technologies. Aaron is an acting court liaison, a participating member of multiple DUI court staffing teams or committees, and teaches a continuing education course for attorneys. Aaron regularly attends industry trainings, conferences, and seminars. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science in business marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Chief Operating Officer
Royce is the Chief Operating Officer of SCRAM of California, SCRAM of Arizona, and Total Court Services of Nevada. Previously, Royce was the Director of Account Management Eastern US, and Director of Field Operations with Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS). Royce worked on all aspects of the development of the SCRAM product as well as commercial applications. He was also responsible for the initial research and development of validation testing. Royce served AMS in many areas of the company, including the development of alcohol management program methodologies used across the country and in the leadership and operation of programs to service the Courts and Agencies in several States.
Royce is also a seasoned presenter on transdermal science, SCRAM technology, and alcohol monitoring programs including presentations for the National Judicial College, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Scotland Ministry of Justice, England Home Office and many other State level associations and agencies.
Vice President of Development
Silas is the Vice President of Development for SCRAM of California, SCRAM of Arizona, and Total Court Services of Nevada. Silas joined the SCRAM Team in 2014 after spending close to a decade in the traffic safety community. He began his career as a volunteer with Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s (MADD) California State Office managing the court monitoring program in Sacramento County. He was hired soon thereafter and quickly worked his way up to Program Manager where he managed various prevention programs throughout the state including, the Law Enforcement Recognition Events, Victim Impact Panels, and a variety of Youth Programs. He is also experienced in Media Relations, Lobbying, Fundraising, and Community Outreach. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director of the Orange County Affiliate of MADD where he managed aspects of MADD’s mission. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s Degree in Management, and a Master’s Degree in Global Technology and Development. He is a volunteer with several organizations throughout California including the Long Beach Team 100.
Danny has over 9 years of experience collaborating with counties across the Southwest on building innovative public safety programs that hold offenders accountable while reducing recidivism, all at no cost to the county or local communities. Prior to coming to work for SCRAM of CA, Danny gained invaluable experience building sobriety programs for Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS). He worked close with many Probation and Sheriff departments in implementing and developing some of the best electronic monitoring programs in the state. Prior to working for AMS, he worked with District Attorney’s offices across California to create and implement diversion programs that focus on low level crimes. Danny earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Program Manager – Nevada
Sarah Lebov, M.S.
Program Manager – California
Sarah has been employed with SCRAM of California since 2013. Sarah graduated from California State University, Chico with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and graduated from San Diego State University with a master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Prior to joining SCRAM in 2013, Sarah was a Juvenile Probation Officer in Butte County. She is currently a Program Supervisor and oversees the work of 8 case managers. She also assists with management of operational procedures throughout the company. Sarah is experienced in drug and alcohol testing and monitoring. She reports to the courts, probation departments and other various agencies.
Program Manager – California
Garrett Valencia is a Program Supervisor for SCRAM of California. Garrett has over ten years of experience in serving the Criminal Justice System. Mr. Valencia was a Deputy Probation Officer for Ventura County Probation where he was assigned to a high supervision field unit. Some of his duties included managing a caseload of 150 defendants, providing progress reports to the courts, overseeing court ordered substance abuse programs, and ensuring the defendants are in compliance with their court ordered terms and conditions of probation. Mr. Valencia has extensive experience in working with the AB-109 population and reentry services. Mr. Valencia was a supervisor at a Day Reporting Center in Orange County where he was a certified facilitator of Moral Reconation Therapy. In addition, Mr. Valencia would facilitate substance abuse programs that were ordered by the courts and probation. Garrett Valencia provides SCRAM of California with extensive expertise, and knowledge of the probation system and how monitoring services can be best utilized in various probation departments across the State of California.
Rory Planeta is a retired Chief of the Carson City Department of Alternative Sentencing, and is employed as a consultant for SCRAM of California and Nevada. Chief Planeta’s Law Enforcement career began in 1981 when he became a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. During Chief Planeta’s 25 years with the Douglas County Sheriff, he worked a number of roles such as full time Deputy in the Jail Division, Patrol Division and Field Training Officer, Investigator, Police Peer Counselor, D.A.R.E. Officer and Explorer Advisor. He was hired as the Chief of Alternative Sentencing for the city of Carson City, Nevada in October 2006.
As an Investigator Chief Planeta was assigned to the SLEDNET, South Lake, El Dorado, Douglas Narcotic Enforcement Team from 1995 through 1999, working narcotic cases in California and Nevada as well as Federal cases. In 2000 until the time of his retirement, he was assigned to the Tri-NET Narcotic Task Force in Carson City, Nevada.
Chief Planeta is a Drug Recognition Expert and Instructor. He is also a court certified Clandestine Lab Expert. Chief Planeta is an Instructor at the Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy, the Nevada Department of Public Safety Training Academy and the In-Lieu Academy. He is an Instructor for Saint Petersberg (Florida) College, Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training Institute and has taught Drug Investigation Classes throughout the United States. Chief Planeta has been the Class Administrator and Lead Instructor for the Drug Training for Investigators classes, held yearly in Carson City.
Chief Planeta was a team member for the Carson City Mental Health Court and the Western Regional Drug/DUI Court programs. Chief Planeta was instrumental in starting the Western Regional Felony DUI Court program in Carson City. Chief Planeta was also able to start an In-House Drug Testing Lab for probationers in Carson City to increase drug testing. Chief Planeta is a Life Member of the Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association. He is a past member of the Steering Committee for the Partnership Carson City (an anti-drug coalition) as well as the PCC Chairman of the Law Enforcement Committee.
Chief Planeta is currently a member of the Nevada Governor’s Substance Abuse Working Group, led by the Attorney General for the state of Nevada and a member of the Driving Under the Influence sub-committee of that group.