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Staff & Board Members

Executive Director – Sierra E. Fleenor, MTS

Sierra E. Fleenor has over eight years experience in managing and developing programs, as well as staff and volunteer management. Fleenor serves both as the Executive Director of Greater Park Hill Community, Inc, as well as continuing to consult and copyedit for non-profits and freelance write. Writing by Fleenor has appeared in SYFY WIRE, Vice, them.us, Upworthy, Electric Literature, the Denver VOICE, and in the Class Lives anthology. Fleenor loves working with GPHC neighbors, clients, and friends.

Get in touch via email: director@greaterparkhill.org

 

 

Administrative Assistant – Amelia Eckles

Amelia joins Greater Park Hill Community, Inc with a background in sustainability and social services. In addition to her work with GPHC, Amelia is an employee of Denver Public Library at the Park Hill Branch. Amelia answers emails sent to info@greaterparkhill.org

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. Her best contact is 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. Her best contact is via the GPHC office.

Treasurer – Bob Homiak

Mr. Homiak is retired from the U.S. Department of Justice, where he practiced environmental law. As treasurer he works closely with the Chair to establish the budget for the upcoming year and monitor income and expenditures throughout the year to ensure that the organization stays on budget. His best contact is via the GPHC office.

 

District Representatives:

District 1. Roger Kilgore

Mr. Kilgore is a water resources engineer. His role as District 1 representative is to help bring concerns of District 1 to the board and share information with the district. His best contact is 303-333-1408 or email: Kilgore.Roger@centurylink.net

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. His best contact is 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.

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. His best contact is 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. Her best contact is 646-584-1033, blairntaylor@gmail.com

District 6. James King (Bio not available)
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.  His Best contact:  Phone: 720.448.5551, email: 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.The best contact for him is 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. Best contact is via the GPHC office.

District 10. Colette Carey (Bio not available)

 

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.

At Large – George Dennis

Mr. Dennis retired three years ago as a parole officer for the Colorado Department of Corrections. Prior to that his corporate career involved marketing, publishing, training and competitor intelligence. His email is gdennis67@centurylink.net, phone contact should be through 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. He can best be contacted through phone at 720.425.3768 or email at louis@denverwelcomehome.com

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

 

GPHC Committee Chairs:

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

Fundraising Chair – Lana Cordes

Ms. Cordes is a Realtor. As Fundraising Chair she helps to plan and support the committees for all of the fundraising efforts including membership sales, Home Tour & Street Fair, Garden Walk, and other ongoing and one-off efforts. Her best contact is 303-489-2991; email Lana@DenverSweetHome.com

Health & Human Services Chair – Keith Brown

Mr. Brown is Chef at Renaissance Hotel Denver. As Health & Human Services Chair, he helps to facilitate the effective distribution of food in the under-served areas of Park Hill, providing healthy meals to seniors and others that for whatever reason are unable to access other food pantries. His best contact is 303-333-5839 or Kbtree2000@gmail.com

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 Chair – 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. His best contact is jpetaccio@amerifirst.us

 

Church Delegates:

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church – James Groves

Montview Presbyterian Church – Bob Homiak

St. Thomas Episcopal Church – Julianna Overland

Temple Micah – Helen Spiegel

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