Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.
Ann Murphy, Board President
Dean, School of Business, MSU
Ann Murphy, whose career has spanned both the business world and the classroom, has been Dean of the School of Business at Metropolitan State University of Denver since June of 2011.
Murphy has been at Metro State since 1997 and won the business school's Distinguished Faculty Achievement in Teaching Award in 1998-99. In the private sector, she worked as a budget and financial analyst, as well as accounting and treasury manager at Salomon North America, Inc. She also worked as a controller at Trammel Crow Co.
She has worked with the Colorado AIDS Project and currently is involved with the Colorado Cancer Research Project and Clinica Tepayac, which provides medical care for low income families in Denver.
Linda Osterlund, Vice President
Dr. Osterlund is Vice Provost and Professor in the Division of Counseling and Family Therapy at Regis University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over 25 years. She earned her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, and has been supervising students and interns in mental health since 1995. Dr. Osterlund has extensive experience working with non-profit community service and professional organizations including; President of Colorado Counseling Association; Behavioral Health representative and executive committee board member for Regis Neighborhood Health; and Program Director, Clinical Supervisor and Consultant for City Impact, Inc. in Oxnard, California.
Darrell J. Vigil, Board Treasurer
Colorado Health Network
Darrell Vigil is the Chief Executive Officer of Colorado Health Network, a statewide not for profit health services organization with a focus on serving individuals living with HIV. Darrell has served in not for profit executive leadership positions since 1999, first at Bibliographical Center for Research and then at OMNI Institute. He has been in his current position since 2012. Darrell served on Governor Hickenlooper’s HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Coalition from 2013 to 2015 and currently serves on Denver Mayor Hancock’s GLBT Commission. Darrell has served on Clinica’s board of directors since 2010 and is a past-President. Darrell is a Colorado native and completed his MBA in finance and accounting at Regis University in 2006.
Carlos Contreras, Consumer Board Member, Assistant Secretary
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Metropolitan State University of Denver
David A. Martinez is a Colorado native who can trace his family roots to the original continuous settlers in the San Luis Valley dating to the Sangre de Cristo Land Grant from the Mexican government in 1844. He holds degrees from the University of Colorado, Boulder; Stanford University and the College of Law at the University of Denver.
Dr. Gilbert Vigil, DDS
Jack Montemayor, Consumer Board Member
This is Jack Montemayor -Board Member
Food Service Industry-Kitchen Manager
Candy Hernandez, Sales Manager at Fred Loya Insurance
Yuvicela Garcia-Diaz, Consumer Board Member
Rita Elsa Toro, Consumer Board Member
Jim Garcia, Chief Executive Officer
Jim Garcia, Chief Executive Officer, founded Clínica Tepeyac in 1994. He brings more than two decades of executive management and leadership experience in community health, education and human services programs. He serves on numerous boards and committees, including the University of Colorado School of Public Health Advisory Board, the Board of Environmental Health for the City of Denver, LiveWell Colorado and Healthier Colorado. Mr. Garcia holds a BA from Regis University, and an MPA from the University of Colorado.
Ludy Esperanza Chacon, Consumer Board Member
Patrica Martinez, Consumer Board Member