Board of Directors

 

 

 

Joyce Benson-Fox, President

Joyce has enjoyed a fulfilling career leading human service initiatives, workforce development, and adult education programs in the Metro Denver Community. Working with a variety of government funded and special grant programs, Joyce has successfully led teams that have provided outstanding service and education for both individuals and the business community. The undeveloped potential of every client or student has been the motivational force inspiring Joyce to work hard to ensure that everyone has a fair chance to achieve their goals and dreams.

 

Vice President, Vacant

 

Robert P. Nadorff, CPA, Treasurer

Bob earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He began his career in public accounting as an auditor for Arthur Young and Company. He had seven years of experience with AY and was promoted to Audit Manager. During this period, Bob specialized in non-profit organizations. In 1978, he accepted the position as Treasurer for one of the largest publicly owned real estate firms in Colorado. He progressed in the organization to Chief Financial Officer in 1986. After 10 years with this firm, Bob decided his real love still was for public accounting, and he started his own practice in 1988 and later joined Pflieger, Alderman & Nadorff, P.C., a firm comprised of former Arthur Young personnel. In 2000, the firm merged with Marrs, Sevier and Company which was also largely made up of former Arthur Young and Ernst & Young professionals. Bob is the firm director of accounting and auditing and still serves numerous non-profit organizations and foundations. He is a member of the Colorado Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

Latife Bulur, Secretary

Originally from New Jersey, Latife came to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado, Boulder, graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Sociology in 2004.  After graduation, she worked for various companies such as the CU Foundation as the Records Specialist, processing donations and memberships.  In 2008, Latife graduated with her Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Denver.  Since 2010, Latife has been working for Cummins Rocky Mountain, currently in the Director of Quality role. This role involves the management of the 6 Sigma and special projects conducted with continuous improvement and business development in mind. She is also the current Chair for Cummins Rocky Mountain’s Women’s Affinity Group and is the Lead Administrator of the Mentoring Program. The Women’s Affinity Group focuses on the professional and personal development of the employees, providing speaking engagements and workshops. In her free time, Latife enjoys spending time with her family and close friends, especially with her soon-to-be 1 year old, Aria and her husband, Jeremy.  Latife also enjoys hiking, camping, snowshoeing and cooking up new recipes. 

 

Directors

Mary Moser

Mary has served on the Board of Directors for more than 15 years and was President in 1999 and 2000. She is a retired attorney, having practiced in the area of estate planning and administration for more than 30 years. Mary received her B.S. degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and her J.D. degree from the University Of Denver College Of Law. She is a member of the Zonta Club of Denver II, an international service organization.

 

Jack Byers

Jack has worked in the water resources field since 1977. Jack has had the opportunity to be involved with a range of projects in all 50 states and work with multiple federal, state and local governmental entities and many national professional organizations. Jack’s experience includes advising executive-level and senior management across state government, federal partners on critical water resource issues, specifically in the areas of risk assessment, risk management, water resource management and administration, dam safety and construction, stream flow measurement and hydrography, geotechnical engineering, water right administration and long-term water supply. Jack is also active in national water and water infrastructure protection and security issues with the Department of Homeland Security. Jack has extensive experience in national emergency and crisis management activities and served on the National Dam Safety Review Board, the Department of Homeland Security Dams Sector Infrastructure Protection Coordinating Council and currently is the Manager of the National State Dam Security Panel. Jack has also served in leadership positions for local community educational and service organizations. Jack, a Colorado native, has a BS and MS from Kansas State University and is a licensed professional engineer in Colorado and Montana.

Lisa Hidalgo

Lisa is a Colorado native and a meteorologist at Denver7. She graduated from Green Mountain High School and then the University of Colorado with a BS in Broadcast Journalism. Lisa’s career has taken her all over Colorado. She started at KREX in Grand Junction and then worked at KRDO in Colorado Springs. She then took a 2-year hiatus from the state to work in Las Vegas at KVBC. Lisa lives in Cherry Hills with her husband and two sweet little girls. She loves reading, knitting and running.

Jean Marshall

Jean has been in the human resources field for corporations and non-profit organizations for over 30 years. She holds a degree from Regis University and has received various professional certifications related to the human resources field. Jean has been affiliated with The Learning Source for over 25 years and has served in various board positions as well as administered the GED program. She is also active in other community-related volunteer programs. Jean and her husband have two grown children and four grandchildren.

Tyler Sonnenfield

Tyler is the current Director of Marketing and Communications for Cummins Inc., where he is responsible for the distributor marketing business for North America, Europe and portions of Asia and the Pacific. A gearhead at heart, Tyler began his career in motorsports marketing and sales at Bandimere Speedway and the National Hot Rod Association. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and is active in local and regional marketing associations and his local church. He joined The Learning Source board in 2016. Tyler is a native and resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three children. Their free time is spent enjoying the great outdoors of Colorado with hiking, biking, camping and skiing.

 

 

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