John has been a leader in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years. He is the former executive director of the Colorado Arts Consortium and Creating Caring Communities (an anti-bullying program). He has worked as senior management at the Colorado Nonprofit Association and the Denver Community Kollel. As a consultant and trainer, John has delivered countless hours of technical assistance and professional development to nonprofits statewide.
Alexis is a project manager with Jefferson Center, an organization dedicated to providing mental health support and related solutions for individuals and their families; with a goal of fostering a community where mental health matters and care is accessible to all. Alexis has also been supporting those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the past 6 years in both professional and volunteer capacities. Her passion for helping others and her skills in project management propels her to provide as much support as she can to HSN and its members.
Greer is an experienced marketing and communications liaison and a DEI educator and trainer. She is the Senior Account and Marketing Manager at Diverse Talent, an executive search and placement firm. Greer has extensive professional experience in leveraging her clients' skill sets to cultivate an inclusive and diverse work environment for all.
Jason is an administrator with an environmental and public interest group called the Fund for the Public Interest which passes legislation for organizations like Environment America, and USPIRG. Jason has also managed citizen outreach offices in 5 states throughout the mid-west region. These experiences and skills allow him to assist the Network's mission. Helping nonprofits with their missions is my passion and I fortunately I found the Network! I focus on making administration systems as human oriented as possible. They should be designed to make our lives easier not more frustrating.
Karlene is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has spent her career dedicated to helping others through her work in non-profit healthcare. Currently she serves as Clinical Manager of Palliative Services at TRU Community Care. There she leads a passionate team of professionals to provide palliative care and therapeutic support to individuals living with serious illnesses. Karlene earned her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Colorado, her Master of Social Work from Boston College, and is currently finishing her Master of Business Administration from Western Governors University.
Roy Hutchison has been a Certified Financial Planner, including tax preparation (Enrolled Agent), a series 7 stockbroker, a licensed life and health insurance broker, a real estate broker and property manager, and has been a small business owner/manager with several employees. In semi-retirement, he helps individuals and employers navigate the intricacies of health insurance and Medicare.
Hilary works in social policy research with a focus on homelessness, poverty, and child welfare prevention at the Denver-based nonprofit Center for Policy Research. Prior to entering the research world, Hilary was a direct service provider for children, youth, and families in a variety of contexts. Hilary is passionate about transforming the field of human services to promote equity for both human service professionals and those they serve. At HSNC, Hilary serves as the Chair of the Advocacy Committee.
Marisol is the director of Marisol Homes, an extended stay shelter for single and expectant mothers and their children. Marisol is a licensed professional counselor. She specializes in populations that have experienced intimate partner violence, Latinx immigrant population, and complex trauma. She has extensive experience in mental health crisis stabilization and response and has worked in a variety of positions with individuals across the lifespan.
I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Human Services Network . Being a member of the Board requires dedication and a passion for helping underserved people improve their lives through access to critical resources. I currently work at Goal Alternative High School District 49 as an Academic Coach.
I graduated from The University of Denver, Undergrad Leadership Organization Studies with a Master of Science in Business Management, and the Red Rock Community College, Nonprofit Management Pathways Program
Krista is an experienced learning and development professional working for a large engineering firm. In her role, she leads the DEI strategy, runs leadership and career development programs, and helps develop talent at all levels of the organization, from early careers to senior leaders.
Krista is passionate about helping others. Having lived and worked in both Canada and the US, Krista helps builds inclusive talent development strategies to help organizations grow. Her interest lies in education, leadership development and employee engagement. In her spare time, she can be found running trails in the mountains.