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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.


Herbert C. (Lee) Phillips

Attorney, Hayes, Phillips, Hoffman & Carberry, P.C.

 Lee Phillips is a graduate of the University of Colorado (B.S. in Political Science, 1975) and the University of Denver (J.D. 1978). In 1985, he founded the law firm Hayes, Phillips, Hoffmann & Carberry, which specializes in local government law. He built his home outside of Alma in 1995...


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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2015-10-30 El Pomar to receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

Recognized for Impact of Nursing Scholarship

2015-10-13 El Pomar Honors Fort Lyon

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2015-10-07 Chancellor Receives El Pomar Award

Dr. Pam Shockley-Zalabak Honored with the Russell T. Tutt Award

2015-10-01 Anderson & Low's 'City of Mines' Debuts at Penrose House, Fine Arts Center

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2015-09-25 El Pomar at the 2015 Colorado State Fair

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2015-06-26 Eyes on the road, and on the money

Trustees Nechie Hall and Brenda Smith Recognized

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