Denetra joined the IAF in 2021. Previously, she worked at USDA regulating fair trade practice in the produce industry and reviewing grants with the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Prior to joining the federal government in January 2006, Denetra served as a Certified Paralegal in the corporate sector and with the Fairfax County Circuit Court assisting judges with administrative pleadings. She graduated from the National Institute of Paralegal Training (NIPLT), Vienna, Virginia. A native of Northern Virginia, Denetra enjoys singing, helping people, and spending time with her husband Daryl, their two adult children, and her funny and energetic granddaughter.