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Vail Valley Charitable Fund

Since 1996, the Vail Valley Charitable Fund has distributed $8 million to 1,600 families in the Vail Valley. All of the money raised stays here locally to help those who need it most. The Eagle County Smiles program provides low- to no-cost dental services to children ages 0-18 who are uninsured.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
200
Retention Rate:
100%

Terri Reichert, Marketing Specialist
Start Date: 2018

Terri fell in love with skiing in her home state of Michigan. She began a career in Hospitality in the great city of Chicago. In search of an active mountain lifestyle, Terri transitioned that career to Vail in 2006 by taking a job with Vail Resorts in Event Planning. She helped open the Arrabelle at Vail Square and enjoyed the interface with her community during those years. In 2017, Terri decided to be more involved in the community by serving organizations such as the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. Terri is married to John, and together they are raising three children. When they are together, they are likely cheering for their Chicago sports teams. Terri is an avid cook and baker and enjoys yoga, hiking, and all that Eagle County has to offer.

Brooke Skjonsby, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2017

Brooke grew up in the Midwest and moved to Boulder in 2000 to attend the University of Colorado, where she earned a degree from the Leeds School of Business with an emphasis in Marketing. She moved to the Vail Valley in 2006, where she fell in love with yoga, hiking, biking, snowboarding and trail running. She has a passion for community, connection and celebrating diversity. Brooke has proudly worn the hats of Eagle County Schools Director of Communications and Vail Resorts Marketing Manager, but now has found her love for non-profit work with the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. She and loves spending quality time with friends and family in addition to taking advantage of the many activities in the beautiful outdoors.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
10
Term Length:
Term Limit:
Total # of Board Members:
13
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
62
Male:
39

White:
100

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

9

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

87%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

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

0%

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

No

Committees

Development / Funds / Grants/ Gifts
Marketing
Special Events
Strategic Planning

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