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Vail Veterans Program

Vail Veterans Program transforms the lives of military injured and their families by providing innovative, individualized outdoor therapeutic and rehabilitative programs that encourage healthy recovery, personal growth, and the building of lifelong communities of mutual support.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
2
Full Time Staff:
2
Contract Staff:
Volunteers Annually:
62
Retention Rate:
100%

Lindsay Humphreys, Executive Director
Start Date: 2018

Lindsay Humphreys was first introduced to the Vail Veterans Program when her passion for skiing and her experience working with individuals with disabilities led her to the Vail Adaptive Program in 2006. The mission of the Vail Veterans Program is deeply personal to Lindsay as her brother is currently serving as an active duty member in the U.S. Navy. Prior to joining the organization, Lindsay co-founded a Behavior Therapy company that provided Applied Behavior Analysis services for children and adults with developmental delays and disabilities in Denver and surrounding areas. Previously, Lindsay has held leadership and development positions in the Vail Valley at the Vail Resorts Adaptive Program and Can Do Multiple Sclerosis. She is a graduate of Colorado State University, has research experience at the University of Denver, and completed graduate work in Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado.

Rachel Brunetti, Program Manager
Start Date: 2018

Rachel started as a Program Manager at Vail Veterans Program in July 2018.

Nanci Northway, Treasurer
Start Date: 2006

Nanci Northway was appointed the Vice President of Internal Audit at Vail Resorts in 2006 and retired from this position in 2014. Ms. Northway joined Vail Resorts in 1998 as the Vice President and Controller. From 1996-1998 she served as the Chief Financial Officer for Booth Creek Ski Holdings. Prior to 1996 she held a variety of positions in Operations, Finance and Accounting at Northstar California. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. Northway is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Nanci has served 6 Board Terms for Vail Veterans Program and became a part-time staff member in January 2016.

Cheryl Jensen, Founder & Board Chair
Start Date: 2004

Cheryl Jensen is the Founder and Board Chair of Vail Veterans Program. In April 2014, Jensen was awarded the Outstanding Civilian Service Award by 38th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and in May 2005, she was given the Outstanding Public Service Medal from Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld for her tireless efforts.

Boards

Board Type:
Advisory
Meetings per Year:
2
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
7
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
3

Board Demographics:

Female:
5
Male:
3
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
0
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

8

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

97%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

0%

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

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