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Denver Family Institute

Denver Family Institute has been providing affordable counseling services and therapy training to the Metro-Denver community since 1982. DFI is the only COAMFTE-accredited Post-Degree Institute in the state of Colorado. DFI's clinics provide more than 5,000 low-fee counseling sessions each year.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
4
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
21
Volunteers Annually:
12
Retention Rate:
100%

Darin Wallis, Interim Executive Director
Start Date: 2018

Dr. Darin Wallis, PhD, LCSW, LMFT, CACIII, AAMFT
Clinical Fellow & Approved Supervisor

Melanie Lundberg, Bookkeeper
Start Date: 2018

Melanie has served as the bookkeeper since November 2018

Susan Terkhorn, Program Director
Start Date: 2018

Susan Terkhorn, NCC, LPCC, MFTC, serves as the Treasurer of DFI and also as our Director of Student Services

Rebecca Moravec, Ethics Instructor/Consultant
Start Date: 2017

Rebecca Moravec received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling and attended Denver Family Institute's certificate program.

She served as the Director of Operations for Denver Family Institute for 6 1/2 years, and currently services in a part-time contract position as DFI's Ethics Instructor and Ethics Consultant.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
7
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
13
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
6
Male:
6
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
1

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
9
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
1
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
3

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

6

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

86%

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

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Board Development
Board Development / Board Orientation
Board Governance
Business Partnerships
By-Laws
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / PR
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Culture & Mission
Development
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Development / Funds / Grants/ Gifts
Executive
Financial Analysis
Fundraising
Governance
Inclusiveness
Marketing
Outreach
Planning
Program Services
Projects
Public Relations/Communications
Special Events
Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction

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