Staff Members

Brianne Snow

Executive Director


Brianne has been the Executive Director at FIRC since 2019, but has been a staff member at FIRC since 2005. She has worked as a Grant Manager and Director of Programs before taking on the leadership role of Executive Director.

Carla Decker

Director of Programs


Carla oversees the Access to Care, Food & Thrift, Parenting and Supportive Services programs.

Development Staff

Nissa Erickson

Director of Development


Nissa oversees the marketing, events, volunteers and fundraising for FIRC.

Shae Loomis

Development Coordinator


Shae oversees donor and corporate relations.

Administrative Staff

Martha Lancaster

Director of Finance & Operations


Martha oversees all finances and operations at both Breckenridge and Silverthorne Offices.

Justin Martisius



Justin is a CPA and manages accounts payables, receivables, payroll, and more.

Danielle McQueen

Grant & Evaluation Manager


Danielle oversees grants and evaluation.

Ruth Hendricks

Human Resources Manager


Ruth manages benefits administration, hiring, staff training, and performance management.

Melissa Ruiz

Data & Intake Manager


Melissa is responsible for data analysis and supervises the Intake Coordination staff.

Rubi Flores

Intake Coordinator


Rubi takes calls, assists clients, coordinates appointments and enters data.

Access to Care

Kelly McGann

Access to Care Manager


Kelly manages the community health and mental health teams.

Liz Tabraj

Community Health Supervisor

Office: 970-455-0230 Cell: 970-368-3210

Liz supervises the Health Navigation Team.

Marily Garcia

Bilingual Health Navigator

Office: 970-455-0219 Cell: 970-368-2299

Marily can assist people with insurance enrollment through the Marketplace, CHP+ and Medicaid.

Tatiana Sanin

Bilingual Health Navigator

Tatiana can assist people with insurance enrollment through the Marketplace, CHP+ and Medicaid.

Rachel Miller, LSW

Mental Health Supervisor

Office: 970-455-0154 Cell: 970-389-0075

Rachel supervises the ALMA Coordinator and the Mental Health Navigators.

Casey Donohoe, LSW

Mental Health Navigator

Office: 970-423-9808 Cell: 970-409-2656

Casey works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Stefanie Miller, MSW

Mental Health Navigator

Office: 970-455-0231 Cell: 720-441-1687

Stefanie works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Yolima Bauer

Bilingual Mental Health Navigator


Yoli works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Patty Garcia

Bilingual ALMA Coordinator

Direct 970-423-5165 | Cell: 970-409-6938

Patty oversees the ALMA (Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma) program, Peer Visitors (Compeneras), and Grupo programs.

Supportive Services

Michel Infante

Family Support Manager


Michel oversees the Family Support Team including CCR and rental relief programs.

Karina Zuniga

Family Support Coordinator


Karina works with families to provide budgeting, goal-setting and emergency assistance support.

Lucero Almeida

Family Support Coordinator


Lucero works with families to provide budgeting, goal-setting and emergency assistance support.

Paloma Sotelo

Colorado Community Response Coordinator


Paloma works with families to provide budgeting, goal-setting and emergency assistance support.


Noelle Sivon

Parenting Manager


Noelle oversees all parenting education and support for parents of children ages birth to 18.

Denisse Diaz

Parent Educator Supervisor


Denisse supervises the Parent Educator Team and coordinates parenting events.

Ana Cruz

Bilingual Parent Educator


Ana provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

April Kemp

Bilingual Parent Educator


April provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Merrily Talbott

Parent Educator


Merrily provides virtual “home” to local families.

Katie Nelsen

Parent Educator


Katie provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Martha Leyva

Parent Educator

Martha provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Food Assistance & Thrift Store

Caitlin Johnson

Food and Thrift Manager

Direct: 630-310-9277

Caitlin oversees all food pantries and Dillon Thrift Store operations.

Margaret Sheehe

Food Pantry Supervisor

Direct: 570-854-3776

Margaret supervisors food pantry staff and volunteers and coordinates food donations & deliveries.

Otilia Partnow

Dillon Thrift Store Supervisor


Otilia oversees the Dillon Thirft and Treasure Store and Team.

Board of Directors

Nick Doran, President
Barbara Gibbs, Vice President
Clare Lehman, Secretary
Scott Binder, Treasurer
Don Dankner, Member at Large
Kendra Carpenter
Paul Finkel
Erin Hay, D.O.
Peter Joyce
David Preaus
Ned Walley

Nick Doran

Board Member - President

Nick Doran is the President of the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) Board of Directors. He has served on the FIRC Board since 2014.
Nick is the Chief Operating Officer of Breckenridge Grand Vacations (BGV). He has been with BGV since 2006 and is responsible for the daily operation of the company. Prior to his current role, Nick held the position of BGV’s Chief Financial Officer.
Prior work experience entailed 10 years in the master-planned residential real estate development industry as Chief Financial Officer and Project Manager for Highlands Management Group, Inc., preceded by four years with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Nick obtained Professional Accounting and Business Administration degrees from Regis College in Denver, Colorado.
Nick and his wife Linda are from Lakewood, Colorado. They and their two children have lived in Summit County since 2003.

Barbara Gibbs

Board Member - Vice President

Barbara spends her time skiing, hiking, biking, gardening and volunteering in the community. Originally from Baton Rouge, Barbara worked at Texas Instruments in Information Technology and Human Resources, leaving in 1998, for a move to Colorado.

Clare Lehman

Board Member - Secretary

Clare Lehman has lived and worked in the Summit County community since 2003 and a member of the FIRC board since 2015. She is currently the Vice President of Hospitality for Keystone Resort, and has a strong hospitality background including operational roles in food and beverage, vacation rental management, housekeeping, finance, and community association management, and broader strategic positions of General Manager, Senior Director and her current position of Vice President. When not at Keystone resort, Clare can be found skiing, camping or hiking with her husband and two young boys.

Ned Walley

Board Member

Originally from Chattanooga, Ned move to Summit County in 2010 and is one of the leading realtors in the area. Prior to moving to CO Ned had a successful career working in the internet and technology areas, most notably as Google’s first Business Development executive based outside of the USA while Ned lived in London for 11 years. Ned and his husband Kurt live on a ranch a little north of Silverthorne, along with their dog, and a few horses.

Scott Binder

Board Member- Treasurer

Scott Binder had a 35 year career in finance and business including cable television, radio, equipment leasing, and real estate. He spent the beginning of his career as a Certified Public Accountant. Born and raised in New York, he lived in Washington, DC for 27 years before relocating to Summit County. In addition to volunteering at FIRC, he is on the board of the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, a not-for-profit organization promoting basic financial literacy for college students.

David Preaus

Board Member

David Preaus moved to Summit County in 1992. After many years in hospitality David purchased Creative Cabinetry in Breckenridge in 2007. In addition to serving on the FIRC Board David has also served in the Summit Youth Baseball Board, Silverthorne Town Council 2010-2014, and is currently on the Summit County Rotary Board. David and his wife Susan and their three boys live in Silverthorne.

Finance Committee
Paul Finkel
Matt Hanson
Clare Lehman
Scott Binder

FIRC Event Committee
Rae Anderson
Andrea Dickson
Ashley Kujawski
Kim Nicolas
Phyllis Martinez
Lisa Velte