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Doug Brown

Brown studied history and literature at The American University and graduate studies in journalism at the University of Minnesota before becoming a journalist. He covered crime across New Mexico, politics in South Florida, the White House and Capitol Hill in Washington, and food, agriculture and sex across the Rocky Mountain West for a decade for The Denver Post. In 2008, he published a memoir with Random House. Since 2013, he...
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Katie Daniels

Katie Daniels has been running her design and branding firm, McKenna Daniels Design , since 2008. She moved back to Boulder with her business and family in 2019 after a decade in Maryland. Prior to starting her own business, Katie enjoyed 16 years in Boulder working with Colorado design firms, including a long role as Design Director at Vermilion. Her firm specializes in creating strategic and beautiful design and branding...
Ami Dayan

Ami Dayan

Ami Dayan is an award winning Israeli/American playwright, director, and performer. He studied and worked professionally in Europe, Israel and extensively in the United States. He serves on the board of the Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder, and is founder of The Interview Game Inc. , a Boulder based company with a mission of bridging the intergenerational gap, and bringing people closer with curated reciprocal interviews.
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Gary Frank

Gary Frank is a consultant with 36 years of experience. He is the former Manager of Organization Development at Storage Technology Corporation and a former member of the graduate faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder. His work focuses primarily on guiding clients through major organizational changes to operationalize strategy through structure and to create high performance work systems. Gary has consulted with organizations in a variety of industries including...
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Kurt Gutjahr

Kurt Gutjahr is the Executive Director of CAVU (Climate Advocates Voces Unidas). CAVU uses visual storytelling, stakeholder engagement, and a unique education program to support local solutions to the climate crisis. For fifteen years, Kurt was the Managing Director of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center of the American West. Kurt has also served as adjunct faculty in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of New Mexico and...
Jyotsna Raj

Jyotsna Raj

I was born and brought up in India, an idyllic childhood in many ways. I began to draw and paint at a very young age and as a self-taught artist I was deeply influenced by the diverse arts and crafts traditions of the culture I grew up in. There is so much beauty and color in India, both natural and crafted, that it was easy to begin to present it...
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Alan Rudy

Community Advisory Board
Rudy is the retired President of Columbia Communities Inc. and the retired President of Columbia Cable CO. He served nine years as Special Assistant to Mayor Kathy Whitmire in Houston. Rudy is a Boulder Art Council member, Past Chair of the Advisory Board of CU Boulder Art Museum, and Dean's Advisory Council School of A&S at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has served ten years on Board of Colorado...
Pedro Silva

Pedro Silva

Pedro Silva, YOUnify Director of Engagement, brings a wealth of cross-sector experience. A veteran of the United States Air Force, who served as both a Satellite Communications Technician and a Mandarin Chinese Language/Intelligence Analyst, he has cultivated the capacity to think missionally and practically--strategically and tactically--on a wide variety of concerns. In his post military career, Pedro worked as a corporate recruiter for 8 years serving dozens of for profit,...
Trudy Turvey

Trudy Turvey

Chair of the Board
Trudy has been a long time resident of Boulder county since 1981, except for a short time spent in Denver. Her career in Physical Therapy included many roles-clinician, administrator, professor, researcher and entrepreneur. Her last endeavor was HealthLInks Clinic, a rehabilitation clinic for individuals with a cancer diagnosis. Currently she serves on the Colorado Chautauqua Board and chairs their Community Connection Committee. Previous volunteer/board experience includes CU Art Museum, Jaipur...