Our Auxiliaries

For more information on our State Auxiliaries, please email, or visit our State Auxiliary Page to contact the Director in your area.

LaDonna KayNational Volunteer Coordinator
Sara DitwilerQuad 1 West Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Brooke LoweQuad 2 Central Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Nancy SilvaQuad 3 East Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Kris BrookeOverflow Volunteer Coordinator (all quads)
Jan MillerEast Coast Regional Auxiliary Assistant
Melisa CrossWest Coast Regional Auxiliary Assistant

Our Forums

Our forums are the heart and soul of WBTB.  We offer Families Behind the Badge, Blue Line Kids and of course, our support forum for wives and significant others.

Brandi OberForum Director
Jessie LeBoeufWeb & Forums Administrator
Anne BodieModerator – WBTB
Cindy BroasModerator – WBTB
Melisa Cross: Moderator – BLK
Kathy Everman: Moderator – BLK, FBTB
Jeannine GolpeModerator – WBTB
Elizabeth KarpinskiModerator – WBTB
Mendi Keatts: Moderator – WBTB, BLK, FBTB
Michelle Romanowski: Moderator – WBTB, Big Sister Coordinator
Stacy Simons: Big Sister Coordinator, Member Services

Deanna WilliamsModerator – WBTB

For more information about our Forums, please email  

Fundraising & Events

Our Fundraising & Events Coordinators manage all fundraisers and events and work directly with State Directors and Volunteers to ensure a seamless process.

Parker SanchezNational Special Events Coordinator

Grants & Sponsorships

The Grants & Sponsorships Staff work to secure grant funding for the organization and seek out sponsorship opportunities that will provide financial assistance when needed.   

Brooke Freeman: National Fundraising/Sponsorship Director
Juli McCoy: National Grants Officer 1
OPEN: National Grants Officer 2
OPEN: National Grants Officer 3

WBTB operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  To make a donation, please click here or email to speak with a qualified staff person who can answer any questions you may have.  Please visit here for a list of our State Events and here for National law enforcement events.  

Marketing & Media

Our Marketing & Media Team works around the clock, from coast-to-coast, to ensure material is kept recent and up-to-date.  This includes our Auxiliary Facebook pages, Twitter, Shield Magazine and the website.  For questions or comments, please email our team here.

Juli McCoy: Director of Communications and Public Affairs, North East Regional IT/Social Media Liaison, Website Coordinator, Shield Magazine
Noelle Butler: National PR Liaison, Shield Magazine
Jennifer MonteyNational Media Team Member
Laura OwnbeySouth West Regional IT/Social Media Liaison
Melisa Cross: South Central IT/Social Media Liaison
Danielle Disch: South East Central IT/Social Media Liaison
Molly KruelleNorth Central, North West Regional IT/Social Media Liaison


The Shield Magazine

Melisa CrossEditor
Noelle ButlerWriter
Juli McCoyWriter

Our Programs

WBTB has a variety of programs designed to support law enforcement officers and their families.  For more information on any of our programs, please click the links provided below.

Blue Line Kids
     Kathy EvermanResource Coordinator/East Coast BLK Coordinator
Families Behind the Badge
     Kathy EvermanNational FBTB Director
HALOS (Helping Aide Lost Officers' Survivors)
     Amanda PekarekNational HALOS Coordinator
     Kathy MercurioEast Coast HALOS Coordinator 

P.O.L.I.C.E. Families Trainingcoming soon
Mendi KeattsOwner/Creator, National Instructor
     Amanda Pekarek: Facilitator
     Melisa Cross: Facilitator 
Santa Shieldcoming soon
Jennifer Montey: National Santa Shield Coordinator
     Stacy Simons: National Scholarships Coordinator


Open Positions

Wives Behind the Badge, Inc. is in need of those who are able to give their time and talent to our cause.  If you, or someone you know, is interested in any of the following positions, please email us.  Job descriptions are available by clicking on the open position.  

This list is current as of August 20, 2013.

Events Coordinator (4 openings)
FBTB Program Coordinator (2 openings)
Forum Moderator, FBTB (2 openings)
National Grants Officer (2 openings)

West Coast Blue Line Kids Coordinator
West Coast HALOS Coordinator