Operations

Sarita Coletrane

Ms. Coletrane is the Human Resources and Operations Manager and has been with the Foundation for close to four years. She manages the day-to-day human resources functions, develops and oversees the Foundation’s contracts, and assists with meeting logistics and agency operations. Prior to joining the National Police Foundation, Ms. Coletrane worked for the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), where she was certified as a National Crime Prevention Specialist and brought significant experience with grants and consultant management, training management, research, and training curricula development. Prior to her work with NCPC, Ms. Coletrane worked with several federal, profit, and nonprofit agencies in the areas of board development, fundraising, and meeting and conference management. Some of the agencies she worked with previously include The Anti-Defamation League, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of State, where she held a top-secret security clearance.

Ms. Coletrane holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and a minor in Criminal Justice from James Madison University, and she has completed post-graduate work in Organizational and Financial Management.

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Tony McCain

Tony McCain is the Grants and Contracts Manager at the National Police Foundation. Mr. McCain has more than nine years of experience in accounting, including previous responsibility for a $5 million billing portfolio. He is experienced in planning and conducting audits and various analyses. Mr. McCain is a skillful problem-solver with issues involving budgets, account reconciliations, and billing. He is a results-oriented individual with excellent team skills.

Mr. McCain has a Master of Business Administration from Ohio University and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from South Carolina State University.


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Jane Mott-Palmer

Jane Mott-Palmer joins the National Police Foundation in the role of Chief of Staff. Jane comes to the Police Foundation from Eurasia Group, a global political risk firm where she served as Global Head of Business Services. In this role, she oversaw business operations on a global scale as well as the business operations team. In addition, she served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman, who is also the Head of Research at Eurasia Group. During her tenure, she streamlined internal processes across the shared services platform and implemented new technologies and strategies that enhanced the firm’s overall efficiency and effectiveness in servicing the firm’s clients. At Eurasia Group, Jane partnered with Human Resources to address cultural challenges within the firm and served on the Diversity, Performance Management, and Operations Management committees.

Prior to Eurasia Group, Jane performed the role of Chief Human Capital Officer at the Plastics Industry Association, where she oversaw the entire Human Resources function and Office of the President. During her time at PLASTICS, she streamlined and created internal practices that addressed long-standing cultural and operational deficiencies. She worked very closely with the Board of Directors and its leadership to drive the association’s goals for the entire North American plastics industry. In this position, Jane also planned three board meetings each year and organized vital inputs for work associated with NPE, the industry’s triennial trade show, the third largest in the country.

Completely unrelated to her current career path, Jane studied vocal music at Ithaca College and pursued an operatic career for 15 years. Jane currently resides in Maryland with her husband, David, a retired Marine Corps officer, daughters, Anya (8) and Leah (7), and beloved Lab mix, Breezy.


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Scarlett Ojeda

Scarlett Ojeda is a Finance Assistant at the National Police Foundation, supporting the Director of Finance and Administration. She graduated in Spring 2020 from the University of the District of Columbia with a degree in finance. Prior to joining the National Police Foundation, Scarlett was the Program Coordinator and Finance Assistant for Friends of Puerto Rico, an NPO based in Washington, D.C., which supports the economic development of the people of Puerto Rico through entrepreneurial initiatives, education, and the creation of opportunities for women and girls.

Scarlett has several years of experience working in the finance field overseeing project budgets and tracking expenses, performing bookkeeping tasks, AP processing, serving as a forensic accountant intern, credit card reconciliation, and working in QuickBooks and Bill.com. She also has a native proficiency in Spanish from her childhood in Chile. She moved to the United States in 2013 to learn English and pursue her career.

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Trenay Wren-Evans

Trenay Wren-Evans is the Administrative Coordinator for the Police Foundation. Prior to joining the Police Foundation, Trenay worked at the University of Baltimore’s Finance Department as an accounting clerk. She has significant experience in working with vendors, customer service, and accounts receivable. Trenay is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.

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