Meet Our Board of Directors

Cyndi Dodds

Cyndi Dodds

President

Cyndi has a great passion for behavioral health services. She is the Chief Clinical Officer at SummitStone Health Partners and previously served as the Executive Director for the Namaqua Center in Loveland. Her work has included more than two decades with behavioral health organizations in Northern Colorado. Cyndi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alliant University in San Diego and a Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. Cyndi serves on Northern Colorado Collaborative for Addiction Recovery Support (NOCO CAReS) Steering Committee, the Larimer County Interagency Oversight Group, Colorado Behavior Healthcare Council Health Care Operations Committee and Colorado State University School of Social Work Advisory Board. Cyndi is honored to support La Familia’s vision of creating a community in which all families are safe, supported, and thriving.  

Bill Kaufman

Bill Kaufman

Vice President

Bill is a retired attorney who practiced law in Loveland, CO for 43 years.  Since moving to Colorado in 1976 he has served on the boards of many non-profit organizations including the Longs Peak Council, BSA; McKee Medical Center Foundation; and Meals on Wheels of Loveland/Berthoud.  From 1992 – 2000, Bill served as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives representing House District 51 which included Loveland, Estes Park, and the area between those communities.  In his retirement, Bill likes to spend time with Mary, his wife, play golf, walk, travel and read, particularly history and current events.

Frankie Cole

Frankie Cole

Treasurer

Frankie Cole is the regional president of ANB Bank’s Northern Colorado Region which includes the Fort Collins, Loveland, and Boulder markets. Frankie brings over 17 years of experience in the financial services field and has worked in various positions at ANB. Before accepting her current role, she held the position of senior credit operations officer, and prior to that, community bank president of ANB’s Cherry Creek Banking Center. She also has her bachelor’s degree from Newman University and has completed the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado program. Frankie enjoys giving back to the community and is involved in several volunteer activities, including serving on the Foothills Gateway Foundation Board of Directors and as a Windsor Housing Authority Board Commissioner. She is passionate about organizations that serve the underserved, in particular with housing and other family needs.

Blake McBartlett

Blake McBartlett

Expertise: Real Estate and Non-Profit Management

Blake is a Broker Associate / Partner at The Group Real Estate and is a member of MCM Collective. Blake earned his MBA from the University of Wyoming and most recently completed his MSW from the University of Denver. Prior to his real estate career, Blake worked in local county government, nonprofit leadership, and healthcare. In Blake’s free time he enjoys spending time with his family, serving on other nonprofit boards in Northern Colorado, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at Front Range Community College. Blake is passionate about the mission and values of La Familia / The Family Center and believes that the program provides endless opportunities to the families, and is extremely honored to be a part of such an amazing organization.

Vanessa Fewell

Vanessa Fewell

Expertise: Social work, community resources, program management

Vanessa Fewell, MSW is a parent of a child in the The Family Center/La Familia El Nidito program. Vanessa received her Master of Social Work degree from CSU in 2006 where she worked closely with families in the Poudre Valley Mobile Home Park teaching adults English as a Second Language and providing after school services for elementary aged students. Vanessa has designed and implemented social service programs across the spectrum – from individual and family services to policy development and advocacy. She currently works at the Larimer County Department of Human Services which administers public benefits to eligible households. Vanessa is passionate about social, racial, and economic justice and truly believes that the work of The Family Center/La Familia is vital to improving our community for all of its residents.

Julie Duran Roa

Julie Duran Roa

I’m a banking officer here at Fort Collins at FirstBank. I have over 2 years of experience in financial services and banking and have worked in multiple departments prior to my current position. I was born in Colombia and moved to the United States 5 years ago. I hold a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Surcolombiana University.  I enjoy giving back to the community and try to volunteer multiple times a year.

Ricardo Perez

Ricardo Perez

Ricardo is the Inclusion and Engagement Coordinator for the Larimer County Office of Emergency Management. He provides bilingual public information management and build relationships with underserved populations to support emergency management operations. Ricardo was born in Cd. Juarez, Mexico, and moved to Fort Collins at the age of 8 with his family. He holds a master’s degree in Data Analytics from Southern New Hampshire University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Creighton University and currently working on an MBA with a concentration in Public Administration.
Ricardo is passionate about helping people from diverse backgrounds and providing accessible resources for the community. He truly admires the services that La Familia provides to meet the needs of families and build healthy community connections.

Liz Davis

Liz Davis

Liz Davis has a profound dedication to the well-being of students in her role as the overseer of support services at PSD. In this capacity, she manages a diverse portfolio covering school counseling, health services, audiology, behavior support, crisis response, and more. Notably, Davis serves as the district compliance officer for Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, underscoring her commitment to eliminating discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the educational realm. 

Beyond her professional commitments, Davis derives joy from nature, yoga, reading, writing, and leisurely walks with her dog and husband. Her engagement extends to community affairs, where she actively follows and advocates for local and state policies. Davis articulates her love for collaborative work on shared goals, emphasizing the crucial role of trust within a team. 

With a rich background, steadfast dedication, and a fervor for building meaningful connections, Liz Davis is happy to be a part of The Family Center/ La Familia 

Cindy Renova

Cindy Renova

Cindy Renova is a banking officer at ANB Bank, in Fort Collins. She has over 2 years of experience in banking, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in 2021. She grew up in the Western Slope, and moved to Northern Colorado in 2019, where she has enjoyed being part of the community. She looks forward to supporting La Familia’s mission and feels honored to be part of such important work.

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