The Porch Panel

We have surrounded ourselves with people we can go to when we don’t have the expertise in house. They answer numerous questions, provide feedback and advice, and wholeheartedly believe Our Front Porch can change long term disaster recovery… for the better.

Erin Stotts, Licensed Professional Counselor

Q: How many times have you injured yourself in a solo dance party?

A: Enough times to lose my pride, but not enough to stop!

social media director for OFP
supervisor of clinical staff
dedicated OFP volunteer from day 1

Scot Korth, Financial Entrepreneur

Q: What is your favorite dinner to cook?

A: Chipotle chicken nachos with homemade pickled onions and the works!

stocks & options trader
property manager
10 year veteran teacher

Liz Bennett, Grants Administrator

Q: What is your favorite song to rock out to?

A: Tweezer Reprise by Phish.

quality assurance expert
budget guru
master multi-tasker

Tad Lusk, Licensed Professional Counselor

Q: What music video would you like to be in?

A: The One Moment by OK Go.

volunteer OFP therapist
mental health professional
veteran Red Rocks musician

Kelly Perez, CEO & Founder of Kind Colorado

Q: What is your favorite song to secretly rock out to?

A: Where Are You Now by Justin Bieber

community organizer
bridge builder
social worker

Robert Nix, Real Estate Attorney

Q: If you were stuck in an elevator for 6 hours, what are your 3 must haves?

A: iPad, my guitar and a bottle of Grand Marnier.

expert negotiator
creator of bullet proof real estate contracts
township supervisor

Allison Brandt, Licensed Architect

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Time Travel

versatile architect experienced in all building types
outdoor enthusiast
career is rooted in non-profit work

Glenn Babyak, Marketing Coordinator

Q: What is your favorite song to secretly rock out to?

A: Elvira by the Oak Ridge Boys

consultant on OFP creative content
photographer
advertising and marketing expert

Courtney Mathis, COO & Founder of Kind Colorado

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Time travel – I want to see dinosaurs and the Mars settlement.

community engager and social change leader
COO of brand engagement firm
facilitates systemic change in communities

Dr. JJ Tomash, Behavior Specialist

Q: What is the one thing you would put on your bucket list?

A: To live forever.

founder of behavior analysis practice
consultant to social service startups
provides consultation on OFP cases

Cassie Turbow, Licensed Architect

Q: How many times have you injured yourself in a solo dance party?

A: I throw a mean knee slide during Living on a Prayer. Couldn’t walk on a Disney Cruise for a couple of days.

expert in multi-family design and construction
OFP resident photographer
the rare individual who has mastered crow pose in yoga

Dick Lynton, Attorney

Q: If you were stuck in an elevator for 6 hours, what are the 3 must haves?

A: A novel with plenty of pages to read, a couple of new people to get to know, and an agreement that no one talks on their cell phone unless communicating their whereabouts.

real estate investor
Red Cross casework lead
mental health counselor

Darcey Vertuca, Licensed Architect

Q: What is on your bucket list?

A: Go the the Olympics, go the the Egyptian Pyramids, and make enough money to retire young and then just volunteer and travel!

extensive project management experience
lifelong volunteer in the community
world traveler, and then some

Kadija Taylor, Real Estate Broker

Q: What music video would like to be in?

A: Groove is in the Heart by Deee-Lite

housing property manager
affordable housing expert
manager of multiple affordable housing properties

Cheney Bostic, Urban Designer

Q: What music video would you like to be in?

A: I made a music video in 8th grade to TLC’s Waterfalls. Check!

experienced in architecture, urban design and planning
uses design to create great public spaces
leads community design charrettes and the public process

Jen Fayollat, Housing Services Manager

Q: What is the one song you can’t resist singing?

A: Brandy, You’re a Fine Girl by Looking Glass

housing voucher expert
specialist in housing policies
background in international and intercultural communications with a focus on human rights

Raissa Shafer, Financial Startup Expert

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Teleportation

entrepreneur
community impact nerd
business structure and funding advisor

Elizabeth Turner, Marketing Expert

Q: What is your favorite song to secretly rock out to?

A: Various Disney movie songs, including Bear Necessity from Jungle Book, Let It Go from Frozen and almost every song from Shrek and SpongeBob Squarepants.

former OFP client
started and ran several successful businesses
perpetual optimist

Brittany Siegel, Marriage & Family Therapist

Q: What question would you ask a fortune teller?

A: Can you tell me about my most important past life?

2016 OFP volunteer
children and family support services program manager
couples counselor

Kevin Mooney, Business Consultant

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Being able to be out in the sun for more than 10 minutes without burning.

expert in building business culture and leadership
served in the US Army, Military Police
translator of complex IT and systems language

Kristin Stine, Behavior Analyst

Q: If you were an ice cream flavor, what would it be?

A: Mint chocolate chip – refreshing, sweet, and delicious!

expert in behavior science & consultant to families and children diagnosed with autism
aspiring dog trainer
outdoor adventurer

Sarah Helmer, Project Manager

Q: If you could make any meal, what would it be?

A: Nachos. They’re versatile and delicious.

construction manager and community builder
Habitat for Humanity Disaster Corps Field Coordinator
adventure seeker

Dan Kalkman, Architectural Designer

Q: What would be your super power?

A: Everything I drew would become reality!

uses biomimicry and biophilia design concepts
self proclaimed architectural research nerd
made the OFP logo into a cookie

Sarah Parker McMinn, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Q: What is your favorite song to secretly rock out to?

A: Anything by *N Sync

clinical services program manager
expert on developing clinical programs
avid listener of books on tape