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Lahkpa Sherpa
Feb 20, 2018
 

Ben comes to World Child Cancer USA  as Executive Director with over 20 years of nonprofit management experience.  He has followed his passions which involves helping children and animals.  Ben graduated from Denver University Institute for Leaders in Development.  In addition to his nonprofit experience, Ben as in an avid volunteer to help people with disabilities.  Ben volunteers as a coach with the Special Olympics in Colorado, coaching special needs children in Basketball, Softball, Soccer and Flag Football.  Ben also volunteers his time with Easter Seals Colorado.

“Making the world a better place and helping those that need it most is what drives me.  Helping children with cancer and their families get lifesaving care is where I need to focus my efforts.”

Ben grew up in a suburb of Denver, CO, the youngest of 12 children.  His non-profit career has taken him all over the world and every state except Hawaii.  He currently resides in Arvada, with his wife and three children.  

Ben Drotar
Feb 27, 2018
 

Donna Lynne, DrPH, is Colorado’s 49th Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, she works closely with the Governor and Cabinet to drive better performance, accountability and transparency throughout state government operations. Prior to assuming her roles in Colorado state government, Dr. Lynne served as the executive vice president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and as group president responsible for its Colorado, Pacific Northwest and Hawaii regions – overseeing an $8 billion budget, 1.4 million members and 16,000 employees. She participated in numerous boards and commissions during her time at Kaiser Permanente, including the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Public Schools Foundation Board and many others.

She is recognized as one of the top women business leaders in Denver and one of the top 25 Women in Healthcare in the nation. Dr. Lynne also spent 20 years working in various positions in New York City government including First Deputy Commissioner at the Office of Labor Relations, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations, and Senior Vice President of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from University of New Hampshire, a Masters of Public Administration from George Washington University, and a Doctor of Public Health from Columbia University. In 2014, Dr. Lynne received an honorary doctorate of public service from the University of Denver, and in 2017 an honorary bachelor of science degree in nursing from Colorado Mountain College. She resides in Denver with her husband and enjoys activities such as climbing all of Colorado’s fourteeners, participating in Ride the Rockies and going on ski challenges around the world. Dr. Lynne has three children and two stepchildren.

LT Governor Donna Lynne
Mar 06, 2018
 
 
Mary Gomez
Mar 20, 2018
 
 

 

 

Alan T. Carpenter, PhD
Apr 03, 2018
 

Bryan shares his first-hand experience with the dangerous, high impact world of bullriding then captivatingly shares a lesson learned about business from each 8 second ride. With twenty years of actual hands-on, multi-million dollar, business turnaround experience, these no-nonsense strategies are critical to any business management success.

Bryan Merritt, The Boardroom Bullrider
Apr 10, 2018
 
Apr 19, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
 
 
May 04, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 

580 McIntyre Street, Golden, CO  80401

OFF-SITE MEETING: Foothills Animal Shelter
May 22, 2018