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Regional Council Members: Local Insight for Maximum Impact

When it comes to grantmaking and program development in communities throughout Colorado, El Pomar relies on its Regional Council members to make decisions that can truly offer support where it is needed most. Our Regional Council members are community leaders from the business, government and nonprofit sectors who are actively involved in the areas where they live.  Divided into 11 Regional Councils, they provide the kind of insight that allows El Pomar to distribute its resources effectively.


Judy Lohnes

Executive Director, Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments

Judy Lohnes is the executive director of the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments in Cañon City. UAACOG provides a wide range of human services and business development services to the communities of the Upper Arkansas Region. During her 36-year tenure, including 22 years as executive...


Sheri Trahern

Chief Executive Officer, St. Thomas More Hospital

Sheri Trahern is the Chief Executive Officer at St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City.  St. Thomas More is part of Centura Health, the region’s leading health care network. Sheri has a tremendous amount of health care experience in both finance and administration.  Her...


Mike Bordogna

County Commissioner, Lake County

Mike Bordogna is serving in his second term as a Lake County Commissioner after working for many years as a high school and middle school teacher. He serves on several volunteer boards and has focused on bringing public transportation, solar power, recreation facilities, and water rights to Lake County...


The Honorable Millie Hamner

Colorado State Representative, District #61

 Dr. Millie Hamner is currently the state representative for House District 61 representing Eagle, Lake, and Summit Counties.  Prior to being elected to the state legislature, Millie enjoyed a 35-year career as a public school educator serving in the capacities of elementary and middle school...


Jim Morgan

General Manager, Colorado Mountain News Media

Jim Morgan is the general manager of Colorado Mountain News Media. Jim is the past president of United Way in Minnesota and Alabama. He won the Associated Press’ Hal Boyle Award for column writing. He is also a former advisory board member for the University of Alabama College of Communications...

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