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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.


Randy Bangert

Editor, The Greeley Tribune

Randy Bangert is the editor of The Greeley Tribune. He came to Greeley to study journalism at the University of Northern Colorado, and started at The Tribune in 1974 as a part-time sports writer. Since then he has been sports editor, city hall and education reporter, assistant city editor, city editor...


Cecil Gutierrez

Mayor, City of Loveland

Cecil Gutierrez was elected Mayor for a two-year term on November 3, 2009 and was reelected on November 1, 2011. He has raised a family in Loveland, completed two distinguished careers, and continues to be active in the community. A graduate of Western State College, Cecil also received a master’...


Kathay Rennels

Assistant Vice President of Community and Economic Development, Colorado State University

Kathay Rennels, assistant vice president of community and economic development at Colorado State University, works with the Office of Engagement, Extension, and Regional Economics Institute to advance collaborative networks across the state and create economic development opportunities. As a former...


Nancy Richardson

Co-Founder and Board Member, Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc.

Nancy Richardson is the co-founder and a board member of Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc. and Blue Ocean Holdings LLC. She focuses her time and efforts on giving back to the community through the initiatives of the Richardson Foundation, the private philanthropic organization of the Richardson family...


Gordan Thibedeau

President and CEO, United Way of Larimer County

Gordan Thibedeau is the president and CEO of the United Way of Larimer County. After serving 29 years in the military, Gordon became the executive director of Partners of Larimer County, a youth mentoring program. He moved to his current position with the United Way in 1999. He sits on numerous area...

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