Staff

Debbi Haynie
Debbi HaynieExecutive Director
Employed since 5-2010

Background: Debbi’s professional background is in marketing, special event planning and administration at various non-profits, along with a career in multi-family property management. She has a B.A. from Texas Tech University in marketing with a double-minor in History and Graphic Art.

Words Debbi lives by: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away” – Maya Angelou

Tina Whitby
Tina WhitbyTransportation / Office Manager
Employed since 12-2013

Background: Tina’s diverse background includes positions in accounting, education and stage managing; and has worked for various non-profits. She is also a former small business owner as she opened and ran a local children’s clothing store for eight years.

Words Tina lives by: “Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?” – Buddha

Shannon Rutt
Shannon RuttActivities Coordinator / Newsletter Editor
Employed since 10-2017

Background: Shannon coordinated programs for the College of Law at the University of Denver, runs her own creative “Bead Bus” business and has a degree in Communications from CU-Denver.

Words Shannon lives by: “Kindness matters”

Stacey Fahrenbruch
Stacey FahrenbruchEvents / Project Coordinator
Employed since 6-2021

Background: Stacey’s professional background serves many years in non-profit corporations, event planning, fundraising and communications. Her studies were in Business and Music at Gavilan College and Bethany University in the South Bay Area, California.

Words Stacey lives by: “Be grateful for every second of every day that you get to spend with the people you love. Life is so very precious” – Many Hale

Maria Seibert
Maria SeibertVolunteer Coordinator
Employed since 10-2021

Background: Most of Maria’s professional career has been spent in Executive Administration most recently in Las Vegas. Her college studies were in business administration which along with her years of experience has defined her talents into the fine qualities she serves with today.

Words Maria lives by: “Do Good and Good Will Come To You!” by Aman Mehndiratta

Susan Santamaria-Fenton
Susan Santamaria-FentonKitchen Coordinator (part-time)
Employed since 2-2017

Background: Susan’s background is in corporate fitness and wellness. She has a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and an M.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska.

Words Susan lives by: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams

Associates

Greg Bell, CPA
Greg Bell, CPAAccountant since 2005
Background: Greg does the books for a variety of area non-profits and received his CPA in 2007
Wendy Monteith, Attorney
Wendy Monteith, AttorneyLegal Advisor and Attorney to the Center’s Board of Directors since 2012
Background: Practicing law for 18 years and currently in private practice