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


Kate Schreiner profile image

Kate Schreiner

Development & Marketing Coordinator


Jen Sylvester profile image

Jen Sylvester

Operations Coordinator


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

Nick Brinkman profile image

Nick Brinkman

Market President, FirstBank Summit County

John Buhler profile image

John Buhler

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Breckenridge Ski Resort

Ed Casias profile image

Ed Casias

Summit County Court Judge

Jen Cawley profile image

Jen Cawley

Director of Operations, Mi Casa/Hearthstone

Jody Churich profile image

Jody Churich

Vice President & General Manager for Keystone Resort

Deb Crook profile image

Deb Crook

Retired Public Health Professional and Community Volunteer

Thomas Davidson profile image

Thomas Davidson

Summit County Commissioner

Steve Deppe profile image

Steve Deppe

Consultant, S.L. Deppe & Associates Corp.

Mike Dudick profile image

Mike Dudick

CEO, Owner/Developer, Breckenridge Grand Vacations

Kathy Grotemeyer profile image

Kathy Grotemeyer

Retired Early Childhood Executive Director and Community Volunteer

Peggy Hiller profile image

Peggy Hiller

Vice President of Operations, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

David Hughes profile image

David Hughes

Retired Partner, Ernst & Young

Lucy Kay profile image

Lucy Kay

CEO/President, Breckenridge Tourism Office

Dustin Lyman profile image

Dustin Lyman

President & General Manager, Copper Mountain Resort

Julie Magliocchetti profile image

Julie Magliocchetti

Co-owner, Key to the Rockies

Julie McCluskie profile image

Julie McCluskie

State Representative, Colorado

Kevin McDonald profile image

Kevin McDonald

Partner, New Path Capital Advisors

Susan Propper profile image

Susan Propper

Retired Lawyer & Community Volunteer

Kelly Renoux profile image

Kelly Renoux

Director of Employee Experience at Copper Mountain Resort

Mike Schilling profile image

Mike Schilling

Commander, 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

Steven Smith profile image

Steven Smith

CFP, RightPath Investments & Financial Planning

Mark Spiers profile image

Mark Spiers

Retired Pharmaceutical Executive & Community Volunteer

Carre Warner profile image

Carre Warner

Retired Interior Designer & Community Volunteer

Jack Wolfe profile image

Jack Wolfe

Broker Associate, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty