IRCNOCO Board of Directors

   Bianca Fisher                   Colleen Sonnentag
 Megan Bissell                     Araceli Calderon
 Jessica Cooney                      Andrea Wilson
 Gabriel Christie                       Sandi Elder    
   Vanessa Jurado                      Mandi Houston
Michael Seefried                     Laura DaVinci


IRCNOCO Staff

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Lisa taylor, executive director

Lisa is the Executive Director of IRCNOCO. Prior, Lisa had been the Executive Director of Right to Read of Weld County. 
In her capacity as Executive Director, Lisa manages all major grants, partnerships, staff, and daily operations. Lisa additionally sits on a variety of boards across the county to further the mission of our organization as well as to raise the profile of our clients.

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Joni Lopez, assistant director

Joni Lopez is the Assistant Director of IRC, and she is responsible for all of the education programs being run through the organization, the Little Learners Program, Tutoring Services, and administration. Prior to being with IRC, Joni had been the Interim Director of the Global Refugee Center.

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Collin cannon, director of advocacy and development

Collin is the Director of Advocacy and Development, where he oversees the Navigator Program, advocacy efforts, and community outreach. He presents the Refugee 101 and Immigrant 101 courses, manages online efforts, oversees smaller grants, and facilitates partnerships too. 

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Roseline Mugaruka—Women's Empowerment Coordinator

Roseline is the Women's Empowerment Coordinator, where she oversees existing and incoming opportunities to raise the economic mobility of our women clients as well as their social and emotional well being.

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IRCNOCO Office Staff & Little Learners

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Kim Destree - Little Learners Coordinator

Kimberly is the coordinator of the Little Learner program at the IRCNOCO. She organizes classroom activities, trains volunteers, and handles all Little Learner's scheduling. In addition, Kimberly coordinates volunteers for the District 6 Little Learners classroom. Kimberly is passionate about bilingual education and is currently pursuing an Elementary Education licensure and TESOL certification at the University of Northern Colorado.

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Carolina Hermosa—Office

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Abby Nelson—Office Aide

 

Kimberley Breslin — Intern

Kimberley is interning with the Immigrant & Refugee Center to work alongside Roseline in the Women’s Empowerment Program. Kimberley is eager to address gaps in services facing immigrant and refugee women in Northern Colorado as well as to learn about the various cultures we serve here at the Center.

 

Jacqueline Ortiz — Intern

Jacqueline is currently attending Colorado State University and decided to intern at IRCNOCO because she feels that it is a good fit for her future as a Social Worker. Interning at IRCNOCO will provide her with experience in advocacy, helping individuals better navigate the community, and bring public awareness.