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Sense of Security

What would you do after hearing the words "You have breast cancer?" Sense of Security is here to help make this difficult period of time a bit more bearable. We provide sustained financial assistance during cancer treatment for Colorado breast cancer patients.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
0
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
0
Volunteers Annually:
65
Retention Rate:
100%

Timothy N Taravella, Other
Start Date:

Timothy N. Taravella, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2015

Tim Taravella joined Sense of Security in September 2015 as the agency's 5th Executive Director. Tim is responsible for fundraising, financial oversight, board development, program oversight, and staff development. His background is in business development, outreach and community programming, and event management. Prior to joining Sense of Security, Tim held numerous development positions nation-wide including serving as the Director of Development for The Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter, and Associate Director of Development for The National World War II Memorial in Washington DC. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He and his family live in Aurora.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
8
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
3
Total # of Board Members:
8
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
1

Board Demographics:

Female:
6
Male:
2
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
2
Asian:
0
White:
5
Hispanic or Latino:
0
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

4

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

91%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

60%

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

75%

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

In Progress

Committees

Advisory Board / Advisory Council
Audit
Board Development / Board Orientation
By-Laws
Development
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Executive
Finance
Finance & Administration
Governance
Grievance Committee
Marketing
Nominating
Program / Program Planning

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