Staff & Board Members

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 management and operations and is also a licensed residential real estate broker. 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.

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 management and operations and is also a licensed residential real estate broker. 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 Governors

The Greater Park Hill Community board is comprised of representatives from 10 districts, 6 at-large representatives, and appointed committee chairpersons. Representatives are elected every October during the annual 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

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.

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.
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.

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.
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.

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

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Ms. Harris is the Contracts & Procurement Manager for the State of Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). As representative for District 1, she seeks to learn from her neighbors and ensure their voices are heard and to be a source of information. She can be reached at harrisamyc@gmail.com or 720-771-7197.

District 1 - Amy Harris

Ms. Harris is the Contracts & Procurement Manager for the State of Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). As representative for District 1, she seeks to learn from her neighbors and ensure their voices are heard and to be a source of information. She can be reached at harrisamyc@gmail.com or 720-771-7197.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Ken Burdette has been a Park Hill resident since 2007. He currently works in education for Denver Public schools. He’s excited to join the GPHC board, meet new community members, and be able to serve the neighborhood in a new manner.  Contact Ken via the GPHC office.

District 5 - Ken Burdette

Ken Burdette has been a Park Hill resident since 2007. He currently works in education for Denver Public schools. He’s excited to join the GPHC board, meet new community members, and be able to serve the neighborhood in a new manner. Contact Ken via the GPHC office.

District 6 - Vacant

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 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.
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 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.
Ms. 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 9 - Stephanie Ceccato

Ms. 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.
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.

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:

Ms. Flora is a retired attorney. She and her husband have lived in Park Hill more than 40 years, raising two children who attended Blessed Sacrament and DPS schools. She enjoys walking
around the neighborhood, gardening, camping, hiking, bicycling and skiing. She is the Chair of GPHC’s new Parks and Open Space Committee. Contact Maria via the GPHC office.

At Large – Maria Flora

Ms. Flora is a retired attorney. She and her husband have lived in Park Hill more than 40 years, raising two children who attended Blessed Sacrament and DPS schools. She enjoys walking around the neighborhood, gardening, camping, hiking, bicycling and skiing. She is the Chair of GPHC’s new Parks and Open Space Committee. Contact Maria via the GPHC office.
Ms. Harrison is a life-long resident of Park Hill, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from MSU, and has worked as a Contracting Officer for the US Department of the Interior for the last 22 years.  Shanta is passionate about Park Hill’s past, present, and future, and hopes to be an effective representative for those wishing to foster and maintain the sprit of diversity and inclusion, as well as for those who are passionate about maintaining the integrity of the Park Hill neighborhood, while advocating for responsible growth/change.  Contact Shanta via the GPHC office.

At Large – Shanta Harrison

Ms. Harrison is a life-long resident of Park Hill, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from MSU, and has worked as a Contracting Officer for the US Department of the Interior for the last 22 years. Shanta is passionate about Park Hill’s past, present, and future, and hopes to be an effective representative for those wishing to foster and maintain the sprit of diversity and inclusion, as well as for those who are passionate about maintaining the integrity of the Park Hill neighborhood, while advocating for responsible growth/change. Contact Shanta via the GPHC office.
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 – 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.
Ms.Robnett was born and raised right here in Park Hill. The only time she has not lived in 80207 was when she was away for University and/or law school. Professionally, Sandy conducts compliance investigations for financial institutions and credit rating agencies. Ms. Robnett is tri-lingual and an avid world traveler. Contact Sandy through the GPHC office.

At Large – Sandrea Robnett

Ms.Robnett was born and raised right here in Park Hill. The only time she has not lived in 80207 was when she was away for University and/or law school. Professionally, Sandy conducts compliance investigations for financial institutions and credit rating agencies. Ms. Robnett is tri-lingual and an avid world traveler. Contact Sandy through the GPHC office.
Mr. Sutherland is retired and spends his time taking care of his family, dogs, household and volunteering. His volunteering lead him to the GPHC Weekend Food Program where he first started to volunteer in 2014. He has spent large portions of the last 5 years trying to preserve some of Park Hill’s history and its smaller houses.
Contact shane at Tsutherland1962@gmail.com.

At Large – Shane Sutherland

Mr. Sutherland is retired and spends his time taking care of his family, dogs, household and volunteering. His volunteering lead him to the GPHC Weekend Food Program where he first started to volunteer in 2014. He has spent large portions of the last 5 years trying to preserve some of Park Hill’s history and its smaller houses. Contact shane at Tsutherland1962@gmail.com.
Ms. Zoeller is currently a public outreach consultant and former council aide for an at-large Denver councilwoman. She hopes to support the community in constructive, fact-based conversations about affordability, walkability, and environmental sustainability in Park Hill. Contact Lisa at lisamzoeller@gmail.com.

At Large – Lisa Zoeller

Ms. Zoeller is currently a public outreach consultant and former council aide for an at-large Denver councilwoman. She hopes to support the community in constructive, fact-based conversations about affordability, walkability, and environmental sustainability in Park Hill. Contact Lisa at lisamzoeller@gmail.com.

GPHC Committee Chairs:

Blockworkers Chair – Vacant

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

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.
Ms. Zoeller is currently a public outreach consultant and former council aide for an at-large Denver councilwoman. She hopes to support the community in constructive, fact-based conversations about affordability, walkability, and environmental sustainability in Park Hill. Contact Lisa at lisamzoeller@gmail.com.

Community Planning Chair – Lisa Zoeller

Ms. Zoeller is currently a public outreach consultant and former council aide for an at-large Denver councilwoman. She hopes to support the community in constructive, fact-based conversations about affordability, walkability, and environmental sustainability in Park Hill. Contact Lisa at lisamzoeller@gmail.com.
(Bio not available)
Contact Geneva via the GPHC office.

Community Safety Chair – Geneva Goldsby

(Bio not available) Contact Geneva via the GPHC office.

Education Chair – Vacant

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.

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

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.

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.
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.

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.
Rick Medrick is the founder and director of Colorado-based Outdoor Leadership Training Seminars (OLTS) and former owner of Arkansas River Tours. He’s been graduate faculty in Adventure Education and Sustainability Education at Prescott College (AZ) for 20+ years.  His primary commitment is to connect humans, young and old, with nature for physical, mental, and spiritual benefits.  This connection seeks to address issues of climate change, community development, social justice and equity.  He’s lived in Park Hill for 50+ years.  He can be reached at rmedrick@olts-bt.com or 303 320-0372.

Youth Services Chair – Rick Medrick

Rick Medrick is the founder and director of Colorado-based Outdoor Leadership Training Seminars (OLTS) and former owner of Arkansas River Tours. He’s been graduate faculty in Adventure Education and Sustainability Education at Prescott College (AZ) for 20+ years. His primary commitment is to connect humans, young and old, with nature for physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. This connection seeks to address issues of climate change, community development, social justice and equity. He’s lived in Park Hill for 50+ years. He can be reached at rmedrick@olts-bt.com or 303 320-0372.

Church Delegates:

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church – James Groves