CHAIR Amanda Wentz, Third Way Center  Amanda currently serves as a Primary Therapist at Third Way Center, Inc. where she provides case management and individual and group therapy to mentally ill and severely traumatized adolescents in residential treatment. Prior to that, she was the Project Manager of a shelter serving women and children experiencing homelessness. Amanda holds an M.S.W. from CSU and her baccalaureate in Sociology and English from UNC. Amanda joined the board because she wants to do all she can to support an organization which positively impacts so many people in helping professions across the spectrum of human services offered in Colorado


CO-CHAIR - Shelly Hines, Jewish Family Service Shelly Hines directs the Family Safety Net (FSN) department, which includes the Emergency Assistance Program and the Weinberg Food Pantry. She began her career at JFS as a case manager and then program manager in the FSN department. As director, Shelly designs, implements, and manages homeless prevention programs that directly impact vulnerable populations in the community. Shelly’s emphasis is to remain a leader in homeless prevention by providing quality case management services to help the people JFS serves achieve stability and lasting self-sufficiency.



SECRETARY TREASURER - April Wise, Lutheran Medical Center Currently a Behavioral Health Tech in the Emergency Department at Lutheran Medical Center. April is a Certified Addictions Counselor and has a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services/Mental Health and Counseling. April has also served as Day Hab Counselor at CORE/LS (Imagine!) and Mental Health and Counseling, Residential Counselor at Imagine Innovations. April joined the board to become involved with the human services field on a broader scope, to seek a deeper connection with other human service providers and to better understand all the different kinds of agencies delivering human services.




Ian Kile, Volunteers of America  Ian is the Training and Quality Assurance Manager at VOA's Dever Veterans Service Center. Ian has a training and education background as well as experience in compliance, grant oversight, and non-profit Board advisement. These skills make him able to support the mission of HSN (to improve the quality and integrity of service provided to vulnerable populations) and also to strengthen the organization through the application of best practices for non-profit management.


Tina Rodriguez-Cullen,Arapahoe Library District  Tina is currently an Arapaho Library District, Early Literacy Specialist with almost 30 years of human services case management experience, most recently with Metro Community Provider Network. Tina chairs The Network's marketing team. She has also participated with The Network as a training participant, mentor and advisor. Tina believes in the mission of the Human Services Network and wants to contribute her ideas and experience. She hopes to advance the professionalism of the human services field for Colorado service providers and agencies through her efforts.


Wilbur Sanchez, Retired  Wilbur is a native Coloradan with over 40 years of human services experience, starting at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, where he worked for over 30 years. After leaving the Department, he worked for Community Link providing a variety of employment related services. Most recently Wilbur worked with Rocky Mountain Human Services, where he also providing employment related services. Wilbur received his Bachelors in Business Management from Metropolitan State University of Denver and his Masters in Public Administration from University of Colorado at Denver. He joined the board to help vulnerable populations through networking and collaboration.


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