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Board & Staff

Board of directors
Jan Podoll, Board Chair
Oil and Gas Land Consultant

Grant Tonkin, Board Vice Chairperson
CFO, American Geological Services

Jacqueline Greer, Board Treasurer
Special Projects Manager, United Launch Alliance

Cheryl Dalton, Board Secretary
Appraisals, FirstBank

Joan Casey
Non Profit Management - Retired

Joan Chavez-Lee
Principal for Jeffco Public Schools-Retired

Mike Coste
Community College Dean

Mark Duffy
Denver Retirement Partners

Sally Woolsey
Executive Coach

Hon. James D. Zimmerman
Retired District Court Judge, 1st Judicial District

Advisory board
Felix Cook, Sr.
Community/CASA Volunteer

Lesley Dahlkemper
Jeffco School Board Member

Kellee Hasler
Catering Manager, The Westin Westminster
Chief Judge Philip McNulty
1st Judicial District

Ryland Percy

Karen Radman
Denver Public School Foundation

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Leah Varnell, Executive Director
Brenda Geist – Program Manager
Franci Kinkade – Grants Manager
Melissa Hellmuth – Marketing & Development Manager
Jill Gimbel – Office Manager
Debbie Gabriel - Volunteer Case Coordinator
Tisa Kunkee – Volunteer Case Coordinator
Brianne Paz – Volunteer Case Coordinator
Lee Ann Robbins – Volunteer Case Coordinator
Tiffany Schlag – Training & Volunteer Coordinator
Jill Trujillo – Volunteer Case Coordinator