Board of Directors

Board Officers

President – Roger J. Mattson is a mechanical engineer with a Ph.D. in that field from the University of Michigan. He has spent the past 47 years in the field of nuclear facility safety and management in both the public and private sectors. He has served on the boards of directors of several private companies and nonprofit organizations. His hobbies include fly fishing, piano and swimming.


Vice President – Cindy Baroway was recently elected to her second term as a Lakewood City Councilor for Ward 2. She is employed by the University of Colorado Denver where she is the Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) Program Facilitator and Lecturer. Prior to this, Cindy owned her own insurance consulting firm and worked in the industry. She enjoys giving back to her community.

Treasurer – Wendy Raffaeli is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for RMH Group, Inc., a locally owned consulting engineering company. She leads and manages the accounting, finance, human resources, information systems and administrative areas of the company. Prior to RMH, Wendy served as senior finance manager/executive for several other companies. Wendy is a CPA and LEED AP. 

Secretary - Jamie Tafoya is an Assistant Vice President at FirstBank and has been in the financial services industry for nearly a decade. Since joining FirstBank in 2005, Jamie has held several roles within the organization, including branch officer.  Jamie currently serves in FirstBank’s marketing department, where she is responsible for the bank’s social media content & strategy, handles product development and oversees the bank’s advertising and public relations initiatives. Jamie has helped lead award winning advertising and public relations campaigns and played an integral part in launching FirstBank’s corporate blog. She also is highly active in communities where she lives and works.

Past President – The Reverend Ron Holmes grew up in Denver, graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School and the University of Northern Colorado. In 1988, he graduated from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has served churches in Hastings, Nebraska and Amarillo, Texas and now serves as pastor at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Lakewood. He began serving on the Action Center board of directors in 2006.

 

 

 

Board Members

Brenda Carlson
Community Superintendent,
Jeffco Public Schools

Dani Crane
Program Manager,
Jefferson County Colorado Works/Child Care Assistance Program

Reverend Allan H. Cole
Rector,
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Allyson Gottsman
Executive Vice President,
Health TeamWorks

Leslie Hord
Branch Manager- Lakewood,
Vice President Citywide Banks

Anne Jefferies
Public Affairs Representative,
The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints

Colleen Jorgensen
Vice President of Instruction,
Red Rocks Community College

Dan T. Moyle, Jr.
Retired Attorney

Bill Rush
Division Chief,
Lakewood Police Department

LaDawn Sperling
Communications Manager,
Newmont Mining Corp.

Jamie E. Tafoya
Banking Officer – North,
FirstBank

Ben Wiederholt
Group Vice President
of Mission Integration,
Centura Health