Staff & Board
Colorado Youth At Risk focuses on transforming youth, mentors, & the community as a whole.

2015 Board of Directors

Tanja Wheeler, Chairman of the Board

Assistant Attorney General, Colorado Attorney General’s Office

Shana Wade, PMP, Secretary

Director of Consulting, Catalyst Solutions

Julie Ziemer, Treasurer

CPA/Project Manager, Akili, Inc

Vance Bray, M.D.

Physician and Partner, Denver Arthritis Clinic

Jason Fellows, CPA

Senior Manager, CBIZ MHM, LLC

Dan McVaugh

Chief Operating Officer, Centerline Solutions

David Afraimi

Divisional Vice President, AXA Advisors, World Trade Center

Susan Westberry

Events Coordinator, Holland & Hart, LLP

Terra Helman, Ed.D.

Executive Director of Elementary Education, Cherry Creek School District #5

Charles Dukes, M.A.

Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Programs, Aurora Public Schools



Drew DeMarie

Executive Director

Sarah McGill

Senior Program Manager

Lauren Tatarsky

Program Manager

Jessica Barry

Community Outreach Coordinator

Barb Pyle

Operations Manager