Board of Directors & Staff

The GRPF is under the oversight of a non-partisan Board of Directors made up of committed community members from around the state. 

Marie Patterson, Interim Chair
Community Leader & Philanthropist

Gloria Nedved, Treasurer
Ripple Creek Business Solutions, Inc

Elizabeth Dyer
President/COO, Sopra Communities 

Shaylisa Turner, Vice Chair
Broker Associate,
PorchLight Real Estate Group

Matt Wasserman, Past Chair
Vice Chancellor of Development
University of Colorado, Denver



Kedra Black
Candidate for Denver City Council
District 4

Ann Brown
President, New Vista Image
Past President, CACI

Elizabeth Dyer
President/COO, Sopra Communities 

Arlene Hirschfeld
Community Leader & Philanthropist

Gerri Gomez Howard
CEO, Gomez Howard Group

Jason Marsden
Non-Profit Executive


Ann Penny
Retired Attorney & Philanthropist

Former First Lady Jeannie Ritter
Founder of GRPF

Cindy Starks
Former Executive Director, GRPF


Stephanie Tryba
Community Leader & Philanthropist
Tryba Architects



James Finnerty
Residence Director

Katie Kramer
President & CEO, Boettcher Foundation


Lynnea Louison
Operations Manager
Boettcher Foundation

Tim Schultz
President Boettcher Foundation



Nicole Bopp
Executive Director