Colorado UpLift


Please call the Colorado UpLift office at 303.830.6615 if the staff member you need is not listed. We will put you in contact with him or her. 

Program Staff by Area: 

Victor NellumArea Director,
"Q" NellumSite Coordinator,
Cory Wilson, Teacher-Mentor,

Vince Trujillo, 
Area Director,
Thais KenserSite Coordinator,
Corina CardenasSite Coordinator,
Pablo CorreaSite Coordinator,
Fabian ArmentaTeacher-Mentor,
Everett Trujillo, Teacher-Mentor,
Frank Trujillo, Teacher-Mentor,

Adrian Lucero
Area Director,
David UbaldoSite Coordinator,
Jessica LuceroTeacher-Mentor,
Josh Luna, Teacher-Mentor,
Ivan Macias, Teacher-Mentor,
Michelle Burt, Teacher-Mentor,
Rebecca Flores, Teacher-Mentor,
Bernadette TorrezTeacher-Mentor,
Joel Walter, Teacher-Mentor,

Ross CuringtonArea Director,
Brittaney Robinson, Site Coordinator,
Inacia DaCunha-NetoSite Coordinator,
Sheldon McGregor, Teacher-Mentor,
Audis Woodard,  Teacher-Mentor,


Program and Administrative Staff (alphabetical order):

Manuel Aragon, Special Projects Manager,
Gena Burson, Sen. Development Director, Asst. to the President,
Kevin Byerley, Model Replication Program Director,
Yessenia Cole, Administrative Coordinator,
Sue Erickson, Education Coordinator,
Monique JaramilloProgram Manager,
Trung Nguyen, Adventure Director,
John Oliver, Director of Operations,
Mike PainterPresident and
Pami Perea, Manager of Donor and Community Relations,
Mike Riley, Vice President of Human Resources,
Inez Robinson, Middle School Program Manager,
Sirena Rodriguez, Director of Post Secondary and Alumni Relations,
Sue ScheeresCurriculum Developer,
Brian Stamer, Director of Finance and Administration,
Hilary Strat, Development and Marketing Manager,
Gabe Trujillo, Director of Education,
Marisol Villagomez, Development Coordinator,
Christie Ziegler, Director of Communications,

All UpLift program staff work in Denver Public Schools, receive approximately 30-50 hours of training annually, and have adjunct teaching licenses from the Colorado Department of Education to teach the UpLift curriculum in schools.

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