Our mission is to bring support, guidance and relief to law enforcement

The National 9-99 Police and Sheriff Foundation raises funds for injured or fallen officers and their families, invests in K9 safety and training, and provides counseling and mental health resources to all officers in need.

Meet the Board

  • Andrew Howitt
    Andrew “Drew” Howitt, was born and raised in Michigan, where he attended Michigan State University, graduating with a B.A. in Communication. He started his career in fundraising, working for TCI International, becoming the youngest Vice President in their company's history. Drew set off on his own path to start New Equity Productions, the country's premier leader in Direct Mail Fundraising and Website Development for Law Enforcement Associations. As CEO, Drew has made many innovations which characterize the best possible results in the market today. Drew enjoys spending quality time with his daughter and is a member of the Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA.
  • Stacey Yudin
    Stacey Yudin a California native. Before leaving UCLA Department of Medicine to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams, she was a junior founding member of the Global Health Education Program (GHEP) at the DGSOM and was a part of the team that developed the Center for World Health at UCLA. Stacey is a driven entrepreneur with experience in diverse markets including non-profits, fundraising, sales, international medicine, and small businesses. She is President of New Equity Productions, but also works with various non-profits and small businesses as a consultant. Stacey is a leader and has a proven track record of success.
  • John Rogers
    John Rogers attended University of Southern California and graduated with Bachelor of Science. He was awarded “Just Do It” Award - Entrepreneur Program. Founder of Educational Teaching Devices (1990-2004), patented and manufactured maps that were distributed through Rand McNally to 4,000 elementary schools to enhance geographical and spatial awareness. Received product of the year award. Guest Lecture USC Entrepreneur Program (1990-2000). Consultant, The Lindenstadt Company, specializing in Automotive and Manufacturing. Founder and President of Synergy Direct Response a full-service direct response marketing company. Currently John is on the board of the Arthritis Foundation and is a former board member of Orange County Youth Sports Foundation. He is an ardent supporter of his local police department, and is an Eagle Scout.
  • Mike Cortez
    Michael Cortez is a successful business owner and law enforcement supporter. He is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and third generation jeweler. He founded Gemological Services of Southern California in 2000 to offer consultations for fine jewelry establishments and individuals throughout California. Michael specializes in jewelry consignment, buying and selling diamonds.
  • Benton Brumit
    Benton has been a licensed Texas Peace Officer since 2008 and currently holds a Master Peace Officer License. Benton is a certified Instructor since 2012 and a certified Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor since 2013. Benton is an Intoxilyzer Operator and is also a Marine Safety Enforcement Officers. Benton currently trains officers at the Eastfield College in the Basic Police Officers Course and for TMPA through the grant program TX SFST, training officers in the detection of and enforcement of Driving While Intoxicated offenses. Benton has 10 years of law enforcement experience, personal and industrial security, and a lifetime passion to serve the public.

Our mission is to bring support, guidance and relief to law enforcement

The National 9-99 Police and Sheriff Foundation raises funds for injured or fallen officers and their families, invests in K9 safety and training, and provides counseling and mental health resources to all officers in need.

Meet the Board

Andrew Howitt

Andrew “Drew” Howitt, was born and raised in Michigan, where he attended Michigan State University, graduating with a B.A. in Communication. He started his career in fundraising, working for TCI International, becoming the youngest Vice President in their company's history. Drew set off on his own path to start NEP, the country's premier leader in Direct Mail Fundraising and Website Development for Law Enforcement Associations. As CEO, Drew has made many innovations which characterize the best possible results in the market today. Drew enjoys spending quality time with his daughter and is a member of the Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA.

Stacey Yudin

Stacey Yudin a California native. Before leaving UCLA Department of Medicine to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams, she was a junior founding member of the Global Health Education Program (GHEP) at the DGSOM and was a part of the team that developed the Center for World Health at UCLA. Stacey is a driven entrepreneur with experience in diverse markets including non-profits, fundraising, sales, international medicine, and small businesses. She is President of NEP Services, but also works with various non-profits and small businesses as a consultant. Stacey is a leader and has a proven track record of success.

John Rogers

John Rogers attended University of Southern California and graduated with Bachelor of Science. He was awarded “Just Do It” Award - Entrepreneur Program. Founder of Educational Teaching Devices (1990-2004), patented and manufactured maps that were distributed through Rand McNally to 4,000 elementary schools to enhance geographical and spatial awareness. Received product of the year award. Guest Lecture USC Entrepreneur Program (1990-2000). Consultant, The Lindenstadt Company, specializing in Automotive and Manufacturing. Founder and President of Synergy Direct Response a full-service direct response marketing company. Currently John is on the board of the Arthritis Foundation and is a former board member of Orange County Youth Sports Foundation. He is an ardent supporter of his local police department, and is an Eagle Scout.

Michael Cortez

Michael Cortez is a successful business owner and law enforcement supporter. He is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and third generation jeweler. He founded Gemological Services of Southern California in 2000 to offer consultations for fine jewelry establishments and individuals throughout California. Michael specializes in jewelry consignment, buying and selling diamonds.

Benton Brumit

Benton has been a licensed Texas Peace Officer since 2008 and currently holds a Master Peace Officer License. Benton is a certified Instructor since 2012 and a certified Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor since 2013. Benton is an Intoxilyzer Operator and is also a Marine Safety Enforcement Officers. Benton currently trains officers at the Eastfield College in the Basic Police Officers Course and for TMPA through the grant program TX SFST, training officers in the detection of and enforcement of Driving While Intoxicated offenses. Benton has 10 years of law enforcement experience, personal and industrial security, and a lifetime passion to serve the public.
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