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Leadership Staff

President & CEO:
Heidi Heissenbuttel, MA ECSE – President and CEO

Programs:
Michele Pugsley, M.A., ECSE – Vice President, Program Operations
Katie Peters Greer – Vice President, Programs

Development:
Maribeth Waldrep, Vice President, Development
Paige Heagle, Development Manager

Media inquiries: Patricia Smith 303.807.7086

Program Coordinators

940 Fillmore Street Programs:
Kerry Armbruster – Enrollment Coordinator
Tina Myrsiades, MA ECSE
Kara Schneit, CCC SLP
Janet Barrows, MSW

Denver Great Kids Head Start:
Jenny Lujan, OTR – Disabilities Services Coordinator
Cristina House, MA ECSE – Program Coordinator

Board of Directors

Marc Kleiner, Chairman of the Board
John Chahbandour, Vice Chair
William C. Holland, Secretary
Chuck Fish, Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee
Carlyn (Lynn) Stambaugh, Chair – Program Committee
Kristi Lamar, Chair – Development Committee
Karen Possehl, Chair – Capital Campaign Committee
Ex Officio Chair – Chuck Fish

Sarah Allen
Barbara Bieber
Charon Earnest
Linda Kanan, Ph.D., Champions for Children Event Chair
Gene Koelbel, 60-year Board Member!
Cathy Mauer
Jonathan Lurie
Gretchen Shaffer
Randall Sylvan
Jason Waldron
Ashley Walker, Grass Roots Giving Program