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Staff

Part Time Staff:
Full Time Staff:
2
Contract Staff:
Volunteers Annually:
60
Retention Rate:
75%

Laura Mack, Development Director
Start Date: 2018

Working in the Colorado nonprofit fundraising community for over six years, Laura joined the Friends of CAIC in 2018. She holds both an MBA and MS in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado Denver and is also a US Army veteran. As an avid climber, skier and runner; her passion for the outdoors and avalanche awareness are brought to her work and Friends of CAIC every day. Laura has also held various board and committee positions for other nonprofits and enjoys volunteering.

Aaron Carlson, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2013

Aaron grew up skiing the 299 vertical foot hills in Minnesota. Since then, Aaron has discovered his passion for the backcountry while living and skiing in Utah, Colorado and New Zealand. Aaron has a bachelor's degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism from the University of Utah, which has allowed him to work in and experience many different parts of the world. In 2008, Aaron brought his passion to the CAIC Benefit Bash. As the co-organizer, he was able to design, organize, and run the largest fundraiser in CAIC history and raise over $26,000 for the CAIC With this momentum, Aaron continued to develop the fundraising effort of the Friends of CAIC and became the full time Executive Director in September 2013. When he is not working you can find him on his mountain bike, skiing pow, or hanging out with his wife Julie and son Caleb.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
Term Limit:
Total # of Board Members:
6
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
1
Male:
5
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
6
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

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

40%

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

Executive

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