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Maria Droste Counseling Center

Maria Droste provides counseling for adults & families burdened by depression, addiction, trauma & overwhelming life situations. Our programs help those lacking adequate insurance to access mental health care. It works with at-risk children, addressing emotional barriers that impede academic success

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
5
Full Time Staff:
13
Contract Staff:
3
Volunteers Annually:
60
Retention Rate:
80%

Tiernen Archibald, Director of Children First
Start Date: 2017

Tiernen Archibald, LSW, CHILDREN FIRST Program Director, is a graduate of our graduate level internship and postgraduate fellowship programs. She has 4 years of experience working with children, adults and families in the mental health field. Her responsibilities include coordinating the Children First program with 21 schools, serving as a liason between principals and student interns and fellows, data collection and program evaluation. She facilitates the orientation of Children First counselors and helps coordinate in-service trainings for intern counselors throughout the year. In addition to overseeing the CF program, Tiernen also oversees training of our therapists for working with children and youth.

Don Fetherman, Chief Financial Officer
Start Date: 2016

Don Fetherman has more than 20 years of experience working in nonprofit finance and health care administration. His responsibilities include overseeing the financial operations, budgeting, and forecasting, as well as human resources and facilities management. He is committed to the mission of Maria Droste and ensuring we leverage our resources to best meet the needs of our community.

Marsena Holsopple, Development Director
Start Date: 2020

Marsena has over 10 years of experience in nonprofit development, leadership, and fundraising. Mars manages the full spectrum of internal and external communications, donor cultivation and stewardship, events management, and fundraising strategies.
Graduating with a BA in Cultural Studies from Columbia College Chicago in 2007, Mars continued to grow her career as a nonprofit leader. Most recently she came from Iliff School of Theology where she served as the Annual Giving Director for seven years while completing non-degreed coursework from the IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and University of Denver.

Sandra Mann, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Start Date: 2014

Sandra T. Mann (PsyD), is a licensed psychologist with 10 years postgraduate experience in the field of clinical psychology. Her work experience has emphasized teaching, supervision, and administration of clinical training programs for master's and doctoral level graduate students in mental health fields. Her responsibilities include strategic planning and program development. Dr. Mann works with the Maria Droste practitioners, staff, board and external constituents to clearly articulate the vision of Maria Droste and ensure funding of programs and services.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
6
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
Total # of Board Members:
14
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
4
Male:
10

Black or African American:
1
Asian:
0
White:
11
Hispanic or Latino:
2
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

7

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

79%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

64%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

5%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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Communications / Promotion / Publicity / PR
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Development
Finance
Human Resources / Personnel
Marketing
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Special Events

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