Meet the Fellows

El Pomar Fellows come to the program with a variety of educational and professional experiences and go on to pursue advanced degrees and careers in all sectors. While with El Pomar, Fellows provide valuable support for the Foundation's programs and grant making efforts, while also participating in dedicated leadership and professional development programming.

1st Year Fellows


School: Colorado State University-Pueblo
Hometown: Rye, CO

Kacie Adair

Program Associate

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School: University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Adelita Aguirre

Program Associate

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School: Western Colorado University
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO

Henry Briggs

Program Associate

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School: University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Matt Clarke

Program Associate

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School: Coe College
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Danielle Hendrix

Program Associate

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School: Whitman College
Hometown: Englewood, CO

Alex Izbiky

Program Associate

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School: University of Puget Sound
Hometown: Denver, CO

Will Keyse

Program Associate

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School: Colorado State University Fort Collins
Hometown: Arriba, CO

Mercedes McCue

Program Associate

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School: University of Puget Sound
Hometown: Littleton, CO

Megan Sanders

Program Associate

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2nd Year Fellows


School: College of William & Mary
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Hannah Grace Bauman

Program Associate

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School: Gonzaga University
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Kathryn Benson

Program Associate

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School: Colorado State University Pueblo
Hometown: Pueblo, CO

Ulises Flores

Program Associate

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School: University of Denver
Hometown: Centennial, CO

Claire Girardeau

Program Associate

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School: Whitman College
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Sam Hinkle

Program Associate

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School: Colorado College
Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Tim Jenkins

Program Associate

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School: University of Colorado Boulder
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Shelby Pauka

Program Associate

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Senior Fellows


School: University of Denver
Hometown: Center, CO

Elizabeth Hoffner

Senior Program Associate

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School: University of Puget Sound
Hometown: Niwot, CO

Doug Palmer

Senior Program Associate

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