Staff Members

Brianne Snow

Executive Director

970-455-0221


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

970-455-0224


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

Development Staff

Nissa Erickson

Director of Development

970-485-2338


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

Shae Loomis

Development Coordinator

970-455-0124


Shae oversees donor and corporate relations.

Administrative Staff

Martha Lancaster

Director of Finance, Operations, and HR

970-455-0220


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

Justin Martisius

Accountant

970-455-0227


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

Danielle McQueen

Grant & Evaluation Manager

970-455-0214


Danielle oversees grants and evaluation.

Ruth Hendricks

Human Resources Manager

970-325-3085


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

Melissa Ruiz

Data & Intake Manager

970-455-0155


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

Rubi Flores

Intake Coordinator

970-262-3888


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

Mikey Rios

Intake Coordinator

970-262-3888


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

Access to Care

Kelly McGann

Access to Care Manager

970-455-0239


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.

Maria Cevallos

Bilingual Health Navigator


Maria 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 team.

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 Specialist

970-406-2890


Yoli works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources, as well as assisting the ALMA and Grupo programs.

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

970-455-0232


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

Karina Zuniga

Family Support Coordinator

970-455-0225


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

Lucero Almeida

Family Support Coordinator

970-455-0237


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

Paloma Sotelo

Colorado Community Response Coordinator

970-760-6572


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

Parenting

Noelle Sivon

Parenting Manager

970-455-0226


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

Denisse Diaz

Parent Educator Supervisor

970-389-9797


Denisse supervises the Parent Educator Team and coordinates parenting events.

Ana Mendiola

Bilingual Parent Educator

970-389-9840


Ana provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

April Kemp

Bilingual Parent Educator

970-389-8547


April provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Merrily Talbott

Parent Educator

970-389-9817


Merrily provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Martha Leyva

Parent Educator


Martha provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Candace Garcia

Parent Educator


Candace 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

Mobile: 570-854-3776


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

Otilia Partnow

Dillon Thrift Store Supervisor

970-262-2461


Otilia oversees the Dillon Summit Thrift and Treasure Store and Team.

Board of Directors

Nick Doran, President

Barbara Gibbs, Vice President

Clare Lehman, Secretary

Scott Binder, Treasurer

Josh Blanchard, Member at Large

Don Dankner, Member at Large

Kendra Carpenter

Frances Velez

Howard Carver

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