Retired CPD and Coordinator of Safety & Security CPS

Preston Bass is a music lover with a passion for education. He is committed to giving children the opportunity to fall in love with music and American music history.


Preston is a Columbia College graduate with a degree in Administration of Criminal Justice. He worked for the Columbia Police Department until 1994 when he retired from the force. He then became the Coordinator of Safety and Security for Columbia Public Schools until his retirement in June 2011. Preston is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for the Missouri Center for Education Safety and also a member of the Supervisory Committee for the Academic Employee Credit Union.


In his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading books, and cheering on his favorite sports teams.


Preston has been on the board since the creation of The Roots N Blues Foundation in January 2013.

Preston Bass

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