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Staff & Board

Below is a list of the staff members of the various departments and board of directors for the Family & Intercultural Resource Center.

Staff Members

Brianne Snow

Brianne Snow

Executive Director
Brianne has been the Executive Director at FIRC since 2019 and has been a FIRC staff member since 2005.

Development Staff

Sarah Grant

Director of Development
Sarah oversees the marketing, events, volunteers, and fundraising for FIRC.

Shae Loomis

Development Coordinator
Shae oversees donor and corporate relations for FIRC.

Ruth Stewart

Marketing & Events Coordinator
Ruth coordinates marketing, events, and volunteers for FIRC.

Administrative Staff

Martha Lancaster

Director of Finance and Operations
Martha oversees finances for the organization, and operations for all of FIRC's properties.

Justin Martisius

Accountant
Justin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and manages accounts payables, receivables, payroll, and more.

Hiring!

Accounting Associate
The accounting associate assists with accounts payables and payroll.

Sofi Loffreda

Director of Human Resources
Sofi oversees all aspects of Human Resources at FIRC.

Katherine Raffio

Human Resources Coordinator
Katherine supports recruiting, training, and employee relations and assists with benefits management.

Danielle McQueen

Outcome & Evaluation Director
Danielle oversees grants and evaluation.

Nathan Gill

Data & Systems Analyst
Nathan creates and maintains organizational-wide systems to manage data and information.

Director of Programs

Carla Decker

Director of Programs
Carla oversees the Mental Health, Community Health, Food Systems, Parenting, and Supportive Services programs.

Supportive Services Staff

Nico Cruz

Supportive Services Manager
Nico ensures that the team effectively provides in-need families & clients with financial support, resources, and tools to thrive and work towards sustainability in the community.

Lilly Roberson

Supportive Services Supervisor
Lilly supervises the Family Support Coordinators and Intake Coordinators.

Marily Garcia

Family Support Coordinator
Marily 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

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

Bertha Gonzalez

Intake Coordinator
Bertha takes calls, assists clients, coordinates appointments and enters data.

Alma Almeida

Intake Coordinator
Alma takes calls, assists clients, coordinates appointments and enters data.

Health & Wellness Staff

Allie Richmond

Community Health Manager
The Community Health Manager supervises the Health Navigation Team.

Maria Cevallos

Bilingual Health Navigator
Maria can assist people with insurance enrollment through the Marketplace, CHP+, and Medicaid.

Dalia Mota

Bilingual Health Navigator
Dalia can assist people with insurance enrollment through the Marketplace, CHP+, and Medicaid.

Evangelina Estes

Bilingual Community Wellness Navigator
Evangelina works to enroll people into programs and benefits they are eligible for.

Joana Santoyo

Community Health Navigator
Joana can assist with insurance enrollment, SNAP, resources, and advocacy.

Nayelli Gonzalez

Community Health Navigator
Nayelli can assist with insurance enrollment, SNAP, resources, and advocacy.

Naaila Ahmad

Behavioral Health & Wellness Manager
Naaila oversees the mental health team, including the Mental Health Navigators and the ALMA Program.

Nadia Borovich

Mental Health Supervisor
The Mental Health Supervisor oversees the Mental Health Navigators.

Patty Garcia

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

Cecilia Martinez

Bilingual Mental Health Navigator
Cecilia works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Hiring!

Bilingual Mental Health Navigator
Our mental health navigator works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Jen Horne

Mental Health Navigator
Jen works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Hiring!

Mental Health Navigator
The Mental Health Navigator works with families seeking mental health supports by guiding and connecting them to resources.

Food & Thrift Staff

Nancy Higuera

Food Systems Manager
Nancy oversees all FIRC food markets and advances food equity in the community.

Alejandra Saenz-Banuelos

Food Market Coordinator
Alejandra coordinates food market staff and volunteers as well as food donations & deliveries.

Merida Lazareno

Food Market Associate
Merida organizes food and provides customer service to Food Market shoppers, and assists the Thrift Store as needed.

Sayra Alfaro

Food Market Associate
Sayra organizes food and provides customer service to Food Market shoppers

Hiring!

Food Market Associate
Food Market Associates organizes food and provides customer service to Food Market shoppers

Otilia Partnow

Thrift Store Supervisor
Otilia oversees the Summit Thrift and Treasure Store and Team, and assists with the Food Market as needed.

Hiring!

Thrift Store Lead
The Thrift Store Lead assists with running thrift store operations.

Alicia Montes

Sales & Receiving Associate
Alicia handles merchandise, provides customer service to Thrift Store shoppers, and assists with the Food Market as needed.

Katie Beeson

Sales & Receiving Associate
Katie handles merchandise and provides customer service to Thrift Store shoppers.

Julia Rivera

Sales & Receiving Associate
Julia handles merchandise and provides customer service to Thrift Store shoppers.

Eric Rivera

Sales & Receiving Associate
Eric handles merchandise and provides customer service to Thrift Store shoppers.

Parenting

Rosa Lara

Parenting Consultant
The Parenting Consultant is the primary point of contact for all inquiries from clients about the Parenting Program.

Martha Leyva

Parent Educator
Martha provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Hiring!

Parent Educator
Our Parent Educator provides virtual “home” visits to local families.

Board of Directors

Nick Doran

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.
Scott Binder

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.

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