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It Takes a Village

When we say we’re working together to make good possible, we mean it. It takes a village to help communities thrive and that includes engaging the expertise of our community leaders. As we say goodbye to several board members and welcome new leadership, we take moment to say thank you. We are so grateful.

A quote from Kelly Dunkin, president and CEO, thanking board membersGoodbye

Thank you to Janet Heck Doyle, Esq., Ron Meyer, MD, and Jerry Paul, CFA, for your years of service to Community First Foundation.

Janet served on the board since 2012. She served on the Community Impact, Finance and Investment and Audit and Compliance Committees.

Ron joined our Board in January 2016. He served on the Governance and Community Impact Committees.

Jerry joined our Board in 2011 and served on the Finance and Investment Committee throughout his tenure.


A. Nikki Borchardt Campbell joins the board and serves on the Community Impact Committee. She is currently the Executive Director at the National American Indian Court Judges Association, and prior to this position served as an attorney with Luebben, Johnson & Barnhouse.

Dale Martin is the Director of Private Markets for the Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado. He serves as the chair of the Finance and Investment Committee and as a member of the Impact Investment Joint Subcommittee.

Andre McGregor is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ForceMetrics. He serves on the Colorado Gives Subcommittee and is a self-proclaimed tech enthusiast and a veteran FBI Cyber Special Agent.

Adi Merchant is the Director of Human Resources for Vail Resorts and brings extensive experience in organizational leadership, change management and talent development to the Foundation. He serves on the Community Impact Committee and Governance Committee.

Leah Varnell is the Executive Director at CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties and has served in that role since 2006, after 5 years as the program director and helping start the organization. She serves on the Governance and Business Development and Community Engagement committees.

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