Our staff has extensive philanthropic knowledge and experience, and we are committed to serving our community in the best way possible. We know the unique needs and strengths of Summit County and are experts at engaging our donors to make a difference, working with our nonprofit partners and convening people to address and resolve community needs.


Jeanne Bistranin profile image

Jeanne Bistranin

Executive Director


Brian Balok profile image

Brian Balok

Marketing & Events Manager


Tara Dew profile image

Tara Dew

Program Manager


Sandy Nelson profile image

Sandy Nelson

Director of Finance


Taryn Power profile image

Taryn Power

Director of Development


Our Board of Trustees are community leaders who are personally involved and dedicated to The Summit Foundation. In addition to providing strategic direction, our Board offers hands-on evaluation of grant requests, review and selection of our scholarship recipients and leadership for our special initiatives and other community efforts.

Board of Trustees

Andy Aerenson profile image

Andy Aerenson

Retired Attorney

Chris Banas profile image

Chris Banas

Medical Device Executive, Entrepreneur

Cindy Bargell profile image

Cindy Bargell

Attorney, Visani Bargell LLC

Brian Binge profile image

Brian Binge

Vice President of Technology, Breckenridge Grand Vacations

Josh Blanchard profile image

Josh Blanchard

Summit County Commissioner

Nick Brinkman profile image

Nick Brinkman

Market President, FirstBank Summit County

Jen Cawley profile image

Jen Cawley

Director of Operations, Mi Casa/Hearthstone

Jody Churich profile image

Jody Churich

COO at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Deb Crook profile image

Deb Crook

Retired Public Health Professional and Community Volunteer

Steve Deppe profile image

Steve Deppe

Consultant, S.L. Deppe & Associates Corp.

Mike Dudick profile image

Mike Dudick

CEO, Owner/Developer, Breckenridge Grand Vacations

Shannon Haynes profile image

Shannon Haynes

Assistant Town Manager, Town of Breckenridge

Peggy Hiller profile image

Peggy Hiller

Vice President of Operations, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

David Hughes profile image

David Hughes

Retired Partner, Ernst & Young

Dustin Lyman profile image

Dustin Lyman

President & General Manager, Copper Mountain Resort

Julie Magliocchetti profile image

Julie Magliocchetti

Co-owner, Key to the Rockies

Robbins Manley profile image

Robbins Manley

Executive Sales Agent Breckenridge Grand Vacations

Julie McCluskie profile image

Julie McCluskie

State Representative, Colorado

Emily Messegee profile image

Emily Messegee

CFP, Wealth Manager

Tony Pestello profile image

Tony Pestello

Owner iFurnish

Susan Propper profile image

Susan Propper

Retired Lawyer & Community Volunteer

Barbara Rankin profile image

Barbara Rankin

Cornerstone Real Estate Rocky Mountains

Kelly Renoux profile image

Kelly Renoux

Director of Employee Experience at Copper Mountain Resort

Mike Schilling profile image

Mike Schilling

Sergeant, Summit County Sheriff's Office

Steve Shapiro profile image

Steve Shapiro

Corporate Executive & Community Volunteer

Mara Sheldon profile image

Mara Sheldon

Senior Policy Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Mark Spiers profile image

Mark Spiers

Retired Pharmaceutical Executive & Community Volunteer

David Stelzer profile image

David Stelzer

Retired Business Executive

Nell Wareham profile image

Nell Wareham

Manager, Strategic Community Development Climax Mine

Carre Warner profile image

Carre Warner

Retired Interior Designer & Community Volunteer

Jack Wolfe profile image

Jack Wolfe

Broker Associate, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty