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Staff & Board Members

Executive Director – Lana Cordes

Prior to accepting the role as Executive Director, Lana was a board member serving as the fundraising chair and also chaired the Home Tour & Street Fair. Lana has professional background in event and operations management as well as residential real estate. She oversees the day-to-day operations at GPHC as well as engages in the long-term vision for the organization. Contact Lana at director@greaterparkhill.org or 303-388-0918.

Board of Directors

The Greater Park Hill Community board is comprised of volunteer representatives from 10 districts, as well as at-large representatives. Incumbent and new representatives are elected every October during the annual community meeting.

If you have an issue you would like to discuss about the neighborhood, contact your board representative. Many representatives prefer to be contacted through the GPHC office at 303-388-0918 or info@greaterparkhill.org.

Board Officers

Board Chair – Tracey MacDermott

Ms. MacDermott is the Clinical Trials Manager for the department of surgery at the CU School of Medicine.  She has served on the board for several years, and this is her second year serving as the board Chair. As Chair, she sets the agenda, oversees the community meetings and meets with neighborhood leaders and addresses community concerns. Contact Tracey at chair@greaterparkhill.org.

Secretary – Bernadette Kelly

Ms. Kelly is a Construction Project Manager for Jefferson County Public Schools. As secretary and zoning chair, she addresses zoning issues in Park Hill such as variance and amendment requests, and new or changes to liquor or marijuana licenses. She attends and maintains minutes for Board/Community and Executive Committee meetings. Contact Bernadette via the GPHC office.

Treasurer – Heather Shockey

Ms. Shockey is a Human Resources Professional. She is also becoming more involved in being a Neighborhood Leader with the Sustainable Neighborhood Network. Contact Heather via the GPHC office.

District Representatives:

See District Map

District 1. LaMone Noles

(Bio not available)

Contact LaMone via the GPHC office.

District 2. Ryan T. Hunter

Mr. Hunter is Chief Operating Officer for Willie’s Reserve. He represents District 2 and from time to time heads up special initiatives. Contact Ryan via the GPHC office.

District 3. Heather Shockey

Ms. Shockey is a Human Resources Professional. She is also becoming more involved in being a Neighborhood Leader with the Sustainable Neighborhood Network. Contact Heather via the GPHC office.

District 4. Kevin Wiegand

Mr. Wiegand is a local architect who co-owns the small architecture & planning firm Leasure Wiegand Design, LLC, located in N.E. Denver. He wants to help the residents of Park Hill determine how our neighborhood will grow and evolve in a way that benefits both the existing and incoming members of our community. Contact Kevin at KevinParkHill@outlook.com.

District 5. Blair Taylor

Ms. Taylor’s primary occupation is mother of a Park Hill Panther-ette and Montview Community preschooler and wife of a spirited Bronco superfan. She is also a freelance designer and Colorado State Small Business consultant. Her role is to represent District 5 residents. Contact Blair at 646-584-1033 or blairntaylor@gmail.com.

District 6. James King

(Bio not available)

Contact James via the GPHC office.

District 7. Jon Bowman

Mr. Bowman is retired from KDVR FOX31/CH2. He works with Five Points News and Brother Jeff to keep the free flow of information alive in Denver. His stated role is to keep neighbors up on current issues facing our neighborhood and greater Park Hill.  Contact Jon at 720.448.5551 or Ibjb14@yahoo.com.

District 8. Nam Henderson

Mr. Henderson works for Children’s Hospital Colorado. When not working he spends his time biking, gardening and volunteering with local non-profits including; GrowLocalColorado, Historic Denver and the HighLine Canal Conservancy. Before moving to Greater Park Hill he was a member of the Congress Park Neighbors RNO and their CPNGT (Congress Park Neighbors Green Team), where he helped launch the first (2016) annual Earth Day event at Capitol Heights Presbyterian and worked on their successful 2016 application for the City of Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program. Finally, now that he has settled into Park Hill, he looks forward to working with all his GPHC neighbors on our Sustainable Neighborhood efforts here. Contact Nam at namhenderson@hotmail.com.

District 9. Stephanie Ceccato

Stephanie Ceccato is an attorney focusing on real estate litigation and eminent domain. Her role as District 9 representative is to be a voice for the residents of District 9 and share GPHC information and events with her neighbors. Contact Stephanie via the GPHC office.

District 10. Colette Carey

Ms. Carey is the Vice President of Marketing Operations at AXS TV and the Publicity Chair for Adaptive Spirit – the largest single funding source for the US Paralympic Alpine, Nordic, Snowboard and Biathlon teams. She is also a die hard Avalanche fan and a devoted dog Mom. As the District 10 representative, her goal is to foster the Park Hill community spirit and to keep her neighbors informed and active. Contact Colette via the GPHC office.

At Large Board Members:

At Large – Christine Caruso

Christine Caruso is a recent graduate of MSU Denver, pursuing her path to becoming a Registered Dietitian as an intern at Tri-County Health Department. Passionate about helping people find ways to have fun while staying healthy, she also works as the Walking Movement Leader Coordinator for the Denver based Co-Op, Walk2Connect, and enjoys developing cooking demonstrations and classes in the Park Hill community. When she’s not walking or cooking, you’ll find Christine playing with her dog, Kimbo, reading multiple books simultaneously, and playing board games with her husband. Contact Christine via the GPHC office.

At Large Representative and Building Chair – Louis Plachowski

Mr. Plachowski is Owner/Managing Broker of the real estate company, DenverWelcomeHome.com LLC. Contact Louis at 720.425.3768 or  louis@denverwelcomehome.com.

At Large – Rebecca Rogers(Photo and bio not available)

Contact Rebecca via the GPHC office.

At Large – Justin Petaccio

Mr. Petaccio is a Mortgage Loan Officer at AmeriFirst Financial. As Youth Chair he is in charge of the Youth Services Committee. This maintains the summer employment and urban garden program. Contact Justin at jpetaccio@spirefinancial.com.

At Large – Matt Bradford

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Contact Matt via the GPHC office.

At Large – Jeanette Fedele

Jeanette Fedele is a shareholder of The Kelman Buescher Firm where she practices union-side labor law.  A devotee of the Denver Public Library, you can usually find her at the Park Hill or Pauline Robinson branch on the weekend.  As a Walking Movement Leader, Jeanette regularly leads and participates in walks with Walk2Connect and is particularly interested in advancing pedestrian safety in our neighborhood.  Jeanette hopes to use her role on the Board to foster connections throughout Greater Park Hill and support initiatives to increase access to trees and green spaces for all GPHC residents.  Contact Jeanette at GPHCatlarge@gmail.com

GPHC Committee Chairs:

Blockworkers Chair – Vacant
Building Chair – Louis Plachowski

Mr. Plachowski is Owner/Managing Broker of the real estate company, DenverWelcomeHome.com LLC. Contact Louis at 720.425.3768 or  louis@denverwelcomehome.com.

Community Planning Chair – Lisa Zoeller

(Photo and bio not available)

Contact Lisa via the GPHC office.

Community Safety Chair – Geneva Goldsby

(Photo and bio not available)

Contact Geneva via the GPHC office.

Education Chair – Lynn Kalinauskas

Ms. Kalinauskas works for the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia and teach Chinese civilization at UC Denver. As the Education Chair, she keeps abreast of Denver Public Schools’ policies and how they impact schools in our neighborhood. She also writes about education issues in the newspaper. Her best contact is 303-394-4627 or lkalinauskas@hotmail.com

Finance Chair – Heather Shockey

Ms. Shockey is a Human Resources Professional. She is also becoming more involved in being a Neighborhood Leader with the Sustainable Neighborhood Network. Contact Heather via the GPHC office.

Fundraising Chair – Vacant
Health & Human Services Chair – Vacant
Human  Resources Chair – Vacant
Property Use Chair – Bernadette Kelly

Ms. Kelly is a Construction Project Manager for Jefferson County Public Schools. As secretary and zoning chair, she addresses zoning issues in Park Hill such as variance and amendment requests, and new or changes to liquor or marijuana licenses. She attends and maintains minutes for Board/Community and Executive Committee meetings. Contact Bernadette via the GPHC office.

Public Information Chair – Melissa Davis

Ms. Davis is the Newspaper Manager for Greater Park Hill News.As chair for the Public Information Committee, she sends emails to membership to alert them of upcoming meetings and items on the agenda. Her best contact is newspaper@greaterparkhill.org.

Youth Services Chair – Vacant

Church Delegates:

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church – James Groves

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