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Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home

Tennyson's goal is to ensure that kids and families are connected with the right resources to heal and thrive in their communities. Our team is relentlessly dedicated to serving our kids and preventing other children from experiencing abuse and neglect.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
9
Full Time Staff:
199
Contract Staff:
4
Volunteers Annually:
1,000
Retention Rate:
70%

Ned D Breslin, Chief Executive Officer
Start Date: 2016

Ned Breslin is the President and CEO of the Tennyson Center for Children, an agency working with kids experiencing trauma from abuse, neglect or mental illness and relentlessly supporting them to heal by unleashing their profound strengths while processing their trauma and reintegrating them back into safe families, schools and society.

Ned has dedicated his life to such causes, having worked in international water and sanitation for close to 25 years, including leading Water For People to transform sector practice through its iconic "Everyone Forever" program. Ned has also worked to support veteran reintegration into the US and is a 2011 winner of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

Kathryn Arbour, Chief Operating Officer
Start Date:

Dr. Kathryn M. Arbour has served as Chief Operating Officer at Tennyson Center for Children since 2015. Previously, she was Chief Executive Officer at Rebuilding Together Metro Denver, a nonprofit providing low income families, veterans and older adults with home repairs.

Dr. Arbour has held Board of Directors roles and executive positions in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors in Colorado, California, New York and New England.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
6
Term Limit:
2
Total # of Board Members:
15
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
7
Male:
8
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
3
Asian:
0
White:
12
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

5

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

65%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

87%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

34%

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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