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Board of Directors

listen's board of directors

 

VICKIE THOMAS, PRESIDENT

Vickie is President of The Thomas Group and a speaker, trainer and coach in the areas of branding, marketing and leadership. For over 25 years she has worked with small businesses, professionals and non-profit organizations with a focus toward leadership, empowerment, strategic planning and implementation. 

 


 

RHONDA SHEYA, VICE PRESIDENT 

President of Creative Marketing Solutions with vast experience spanning over 30 years in management, marketing and communications. Also has extensive expertise working with non-profits on marketing, PR and fundraising.

 


 

Nicole Torline, CPA, Treasurer 

CPA with  Haynie & Company, PC since 1998, member of American Institue of CPA's, Colorado Society of CPA's.

 


 

ALLISON BIEVER, AUD., Secretary

Cochlear Implant Audiologist with Rocky Mountain Ear Center. 

 


 

DOUG POLLACK, MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Retired business tax auditor for the State of Colorado and supervisor for the Department of Revenue. Son of Doreen Pollack whose pioneering work led to the founding of the Listen Foundation.

 


 

NAOMI COHEN

Retired Physician Assistant. daughter of Doreen Pollack whose pioneering work led to the founding of the Listen Foundation. Has served on the Rose Hospital Community Board, The Hills at Cherry Creek Homeowners Association, past president and current board member of the local Hadassah, member of the Cancer League of Colorado and the American Heart Association.

 


 

Spencer Kontnik, Esq

Lawyer with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., member of Colorado Defense Lawyers Assoc., member of Denver Active 20-30 Childrens Foundation. Deaf adult.

 


 

JULIE SCHLAGER

Former CPA, accountant and entrepreneurial adviser for Arthur Anderson as well as management experience with several corporations. Currently is co-owner of Conservation Solutions Management Company. Has expertise in writing, editing and fundraising. Parent of two children with hearing loss.

 


 

Korrie Stainbrook

Community Relations Specialist and Marketing Professor for University of Phoenix. Experienced major events planner. Extensive volunteer and Board of Directors experience.

 


 

MONICA WHITE, CPA

Currently VP Finance and HR at Bravo! Vail, former controller at Steadman Hawkins Clinic, former audit manager for GHP Horwath specializing in non-profits, international engagements and the real estate industry. Previously worked with Planned Parenthood, Historic Denver, Family Tree, Cherry Hills Community Church and Lutheran Family Services.

 


 

DIANE ZING

Vice President of Investments at Trilogy Financial Services and an Investment Advisor Representative with National Planning Corp. Comprehensive non-profit involvement and experience including longtime member of the Denver Rotarians. Parent of two children with hearing loss.  

 


 

David Kelsall, M.D., Medical advisor to the board

Dr. Kelsall practices Otolaryngology and is the Medical Director at Rocky Mountain Ear Center in Englewood, CO. Graduate of Stanford University and CU Medical School, specializes in cochlear implantation and research.

 


 

Watch and Listen - About Listen

 

Listen in the News

Doreen Pollack Founder's Event Honors the Auer Family

"The Listen Foundation honored the Auer Family for their role in founding the organization. The Auer Family has had a lifelong commitment to early childhood identification, education and intervention to help children achieve their full potential." Read the Full Article Here!

Listen has been awarded

the El Pomar Foundation

Award for Excellence 

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Listening and Spoken Language Practice

1. Working toward the earliest possible identification of hearing loss in infants and young children, ideally in the newborn nursery.  Conducting an aggressive program of audiologic management.

2. Seeking the best available sources of medical treatment and technological amplification of sound for the child who is deaf or hard of hearing as early as possible.

3. Helping the child understand the meaning of any sounds heard, including spoken language, and teaching the child's parents how to make sound meaningful to the child all day long.

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