Katie Mendonca is in her second term as Vice President–Events, having previously held a board position as a Director-At-Large. Katie has been very active in Belles events, and is a go-to board member. Katie proudly serves and protects as a Riverside Police Officer, and has since 2002, when she began her career as a police explorer in high school, and then a cadet. She has been on patrol now for 11 years, and currently holds the position of Youth Court Coordinator in the Chiefs Office for Community Services Bureau. Additional collateral assignments of Katie’s include: Explorer Advisor, Honor Guard, Mobile Field Force, Field Training Officer, and Mentor. Katie also plays receiver for the Riverside Police Pistols, a female charity football team. She is the single mom of a 9-year-old boy, and a dachshund. Katie is actively involved in her church and community events, and is proud to be one of the active female law enforcement officers on your Belles Board of Directors. You can reach her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.