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Mile High Behavioral Healthcare

Mile High Behavioral Healthcare provides comprehensive, client-centered behavioral healthcare to those in the Denver community; your donation helps provide education, prevention and treatment programs for persons recovering from addiction, experiencing homelessness, or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
11
Full Time Staff:
103
Contract Staff:
2
Volunteers Annually:
200
Retention Rate:
92%

Amy Henderson, CFO
Start Date: 2012

Amy is the Financial Controller for The Council and Comitis. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting as well as a Master of Accountancy. Prior to joining The Council and Comitis, Amy was the Finance Director for the Arkansas Literacy Council where she oversaw all budget and financial activities including preparation of financial reports, accounts payable and receivable, including state and federal grants, grantees, matching funds and philanthropic cash receipts. Amy also has experience in the public sector accounting industry.

Mike Marsico, Senior Staff
Start Date: 2019

Mike Marsico is a MSW Graduate from Fordham University, Bronx New York. Currently he is a License Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut transferring his license to Colorado. Michael joined the Mile High Behavioral Healthcare team from a 4 year career working in clinical mental health with a focus on permanent supportive housing, vocational, and educational supports. While working with PSH programs

Michael has been a part of the CoC, CAN, and CAN Leadership for Fairfield County, CT. Michael's focus has been person-centered work, helping the individual reach full potential through skill-building, on-going support in office or in the community.

Jeremy Stern, Director of Development
Start Date: 2019


Jeremy Stern works as the Director of Business Development & Public Relations for Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (MHBHC). He feels passionate about leading the Development team for this peer-led, community based healthcare organization that empowers individuals to shape healthy, viable, and complete lives. He spends his personal time capitalizing on everything Colorado offers such as running, snowboarding, camping and traveling. Jeremy began his career in the nonprofit industry in 2003 when he worked for the Marlins Baseball team with their Foundation and celebrated a World Series Championship the same year. Prior to joining MHBHC, he served as the Executive Director for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. He is a big sports enthusiast including following the Denver and Detroit sports scene.

Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree from the University of Miami.

Robert Dorshimer, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2009

ROBERT "BOB" DORSHIMER, MAed, CACIII, Chief Executive Officer

Robert E. Dorshimer, M.A.Ed. CAC III, has served as the executive director of MHBHC/Comitis since 2006. Mr. Dorshimer holds a dual Master's degree in clinical counseling and school guidance counseling from the University of Phoenix and has served in the behavioral health field for over 15 years. As the executive director of MHBHC/Comitis, Mr. Dorshimer is responsible for leading, providing strategy and supervision for all MHBHC and subsidiary programs. This position requires leadership in resource development, program integrity and fiscal accountability. In this role, Mr. Dorshimer is responsible for securing all agency funding, providing annual job performance evaluations for staff, developing educational programs and services as needed, and maintaining proper agency financial integrity and fiscal management.

In addition, previous to his tenure as executive director of MHBHC/Comitis Mr. Dorshimer served as the director of Denver's Office of Drug Strategy at the Denver Department of Human Services. Denver's Office of Drug Strategy works to effectively bring empirically/evidenced-based treatment grants to Denver's community-based treatment providers. In this role, he worked with Denver's community-based treatment providers and Signal Behavioral Health Network on capacity building and program enhancement efforts for the city's treatment, intervention, and prevention funding efforts. In this role, Mr. Dorshimer gained significant expertise in understanding the interconnected agencies and federal funding mechanisms that support alcohol and substance abuse treatment and provide services for the homeless in the metro Denver area.


Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
2 years
Term Limit:
2 terms
Total # of Board Members:
9
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
1

Board Demographics:

Female:
4
Male:
5
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
1
Asian:
0
White:
8
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

78%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

90%

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
Development / Funds / Grants/ Gifts
Finance
Marketing

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