Teaira Brown

Teaira Brown joins the National Police Foundation as a Finance Assistant. Prior to this role, Teaira held positions such as Accounting Clerk, Revenue Operations Associate, and Financial Aid Advisor. Her background includes overseeing A/R, Billing, Account Reconciliations, and Vendor Management. Teaira is currently pursuing her B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Southern New Hampshire University. She is due to graduate in August 2020.


Sarita Coletrane

Sarita joined the Police Foundation in January 2017. Prior to joining the Police Foundation, Sarita worked for the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), where she was certified National Crime Prevention Specialist, as well as bringing significant experience with grants and consultant management; training management; research and developing training curricula.

Prior to her work with NCPC this, Sarita 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.

Sarita holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications and a minor in Criminal Justice from James Madison University and has done post-graduate work in Organizational Management.



Erica Richardson

Erica Richardson joined the National Police Foundation as a Communications Specialist in 2018. Erica is the Editor-in-Chief of the National Police Foundation’s Policing Updates monthly e-Newsletter. She also supports a variety of national-level research, training, and technical assistance projects as they relate to communications & marketing.

Erica received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a focus in Public Relations, and a minor in Spanish and concentration in Criminal Law and Justice, from the University of Maryland in College Park. While attending UMD, she interned with the Prince George’s County Police Department in the Media Relations Division as well as the University of Maryland Office of Community Engagement. In addition to her internships, Erica was selected as a teaching assistant for two upper level courses: News Writing & Reporting II—where she instructed students on writing, multimedia journalism, and blogging—and Criminal Law & Procedure, where she had the opportunity to work directly with a United States federal prosecutor.

Erica has experience in social media & email marketing, blogging, photography, graphic design, and videography.

Outside of work, Erica volunteers as an ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) tutor and is passionate about fitness & health.


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.