We’ve got a super awesome team of staff and board members

We are a diverse team who passionately work together to make communities safer, stronger and more prosperous.

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Lee Shainis
Exec Director and Co-Founder

Direct Line: 720-758-9201
303-996-0275 ext. 101

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Erika Carlson
Grants Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9203
303-996-0275 ext. 103

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Jenny Desmond
Director of Development

Direct Line: 720-758-9206
303-996-0275 ext. 106

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Gina Garcia
East County Program Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9221
720-771-4986

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Kelsey Harvey
Development Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9214
303-996-0275 ext. 114

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Emily Ashley
Data Entry Assistant

Direct Line: 720-758-9209
303-996-0275 ext. 109

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Leanne Chacon
Home Volunteer Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9210
303-996-0275 ext.110

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Gracie Freeman
Group Volunteer Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9220
303-996-0275 ext. 203

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Debbie Goldman
Teacher Trainer

Direct Line: 720-758-9218
303-776-7070 ext. 201

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Krista Kennedy
Development & National Coordinator

Direct Line: 720-758-9212
303-996-0275 ext. 112

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Lydia Bickell
East County Program Coordinator

Direct Line: 720-505-9476
303-996-0275

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Alma Chavez
Alma Chavez
Longmont Program Coordinator

Direct Line 720-758-9219
303-996-0275 ext.202

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Rachel Fuchs
Rachel Fuchs
Director of Programs

Direct Line: 720-758-9200
303-996-0275 ext. 100

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Marcie Gorman Smith
National Program Director

Direct Line: 720-758-9202
303-996-0275 ext. 102

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David Olivares
Graphic Design Assistant

303-996-0275

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Becky Campbell-Howe
Director of Operations

Direct Line: 720-758-9205
303-996-0275 ext.105

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Maye Cordero
Marketing & Communications Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9208
303-996-0275 ext. 108

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Norma Fuentes
Longmont Program Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9217
303-776-7070 ext. 200

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Raquel Habib
Community Intake Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9211
303-996-0275 ext. 111

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Kira Ross
National Program Manager

Direct Line: 720-758-9215
303-996-0275 ext. 115

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Board of Directors

Jonathan Munro

Chair (Erie)

  • VP of Business Development Colorado | KeyBank

Laurie Mittenthal

Vice Chair (Boulder)

  • Senior Manager | The Aspen Institute

Greg Jones

Treasurer (Boulder)

  • Senior Vice President | FactSet StreetAccount
  • Managing Partner and Co-Founder | StreetAccount
  • Current Intercambio Teacher

 

Virginia Dutkin

Secretary (Niwot)

  • HR Manager | Fresca Foods Inc.
  • Community Grants Committee Member and Volunteer | Longmont Community Foundation
  • Master's Candidate | University of Colorado School of Public Affairs
  • Current Intercambio Teacher

 

Arnie Jacobson

(Boulder)

  • Founding Partner, QRC (The Qualitative Research Centre)
  • SVP Boulder County Partner
  • Current Intercambio Teacher

  

Amanda Linsenmeyer

(Lafayette)

  • Director | CU Boulder Women's Resource Center

Matt McKinney

Chair (Longmont)

  • Attorney | Kendall, Koenig & Oelsner, PC

James Mitchell

(Longmont)

  • Co-Founder | Afghan-Ed
  • President | Mitchell Advertising (retired)
  • Founder | American Wilderness Experience
  • Board | Association of Independent Schools Admission professionals

Joyce Neville

(Boulder)

  • Technology and Financial Consultant (retired)
  • Board of Directors | Colorado Women’s Education Foundation
  • Current Intercambio Teacher

Juan Pelaez

(Boulder)

  • CEO at 3Metas Corp.
  • Software Architect and Entrepreneur
  • Felipe's Dad
  • Rock Climber / Scuba Diver / Triathlon, Marathon and Ultra Marathon Racer / Ironman Racer

Silvia Solis

(Longmont)

  • Bilingual Qualitative Research and Evaluation Associate
  • Joining Vision and Action Co-Lead
  • Immigrants and Refugees Census Complete Count Subcommittee

Maria Stepanyan

(Longmont)

  • Executive Director | Center for People With Disabilities

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(Lafayette)

  • Social Venture Partners | Boulder County