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Healthy LifeStars

Obesity is a critical health problem facing children in the US and is preventable. With 1 in 4 CO children overweight or obese, thousands could benefit from the LifeStar Challenge. With your support of $50 per child, we can offer this life changing program to more kids and combat childhood obesity

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
3
Full Time Staff:
2
Contract Staff:
2
Volunteers Annually:
45
Retention Rate:
%

Suzanne Herrmann, Executive Director
Start Date: 2017

Suzanne is committed to nonprofit excellence. She is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a degree in Business Administration. Suzanne's leadership as a finance executive in the national nonprofit arena extends over a period of 27 years working for large organizations such as Make-A-Wish America, St Mary's Food Bank Alliance, Boy Scouts of America, and other youth service organizations. Her professional accomplishments include successfully creating innovative, relevant, and sustainable programs through experienced financial management, fundraising and committed volunteer involvement.

Tami Anderson, Colorado Division Director
Start Date: 2017

Tami has an extensive background in school health and wellness, having worked the past 15 ½ years for Western Dairy Association and the Fuel Up to Play 60 program for Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. She has a bachelor's degree in Dietetics and is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. In her most recent role she served as Fuel Up to Play 60 program lead for CO, WY and MT, she helped launch the program in 2008 and wrote the popular Fuel Up to Play 60 with Miles school assembly program, in partnership with the Denver Broncos mascot "Miles". The assembly reached more than 160,000 students and over 200 schools in CO and encouraged kids to "Fuel Up" with nutritious foods and get active for 60 minutes a day in a fun and engaging way.
Tami is passionate about children's health and wellness along with active lifestyles. Her husband works for Sodexo and is an Executive Chef for Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO. She and her husband love to try new recipes that support the healthy lifestyle. Tami's favorite active lifestyle activities include: hiking and camping (glamping in their RV trailer) in the Colorado wilderness. She serves as a large group teacher and as an adult worship team lead for elementary students at her church.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
8
Term Length:
0
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
8
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
6
Male:
2
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
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

2

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

82%

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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Finance
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Marketing
Special Events
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction

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