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

Stacey Fahrenbruch
Stacey FahrenbruchAssistant Director - Events/Program Manager
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. She’s a people lover, a crafting woman that loves her family, her piano, shopping and serving.

Words Stacey lives by: “Dream Big, Work Hard & Stay Humble”

Shannon O'Brien
Shannon O'BrienActivities Manager/Newsletter Editor
Employed since 2017

Background: Shannon’s professional career has included extensive experience serving the Senior Center as the Activities Coordinator, Newsletter Designer and staff assistant. She has served CRSAC for over 4-years and after a brief break this year, we are excited to welcome her back as our new Assistant Director & Activities Coordinator. Shannon is very active, loves the senior community and is an essential addition to our team.

Words Shannon Lives by: Kindness Matters

Beate Holt
Beate HoltActivities/Kitchen Coordinator
Employed since 7-2023

Background: Life has taken Beate on many journeys… a child of german immigrants, she found herself leaving home in Canada and immigrating to this great country she calls home for 27 years now. She is an educator, a wife, a mother, a quilter, a seamstress and an organizer. Most recently, she has been a kitchen manager to two small local businesses. Her journey has now led her to the Senior Center where she hopes to share her skillset with those around her. Beate is looking forward to getting to know and serve you all, our wisest citizens of Douglas County!

Words Beate lives by: “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else”
by Booker T. Washington

Lisa Verbrugge
Lisa VerbruggeTransportation Manager
Employed since 7-2023

Background: Lisa’s professional background consists of a number of positions in the medical field such as a Phlebotomist to the stars in Hollywood, laboratory sales and administrative assistant to the Lab Director of a large laboratory. Lisa enjoys spending time with her 4-teenagers, husband and her dog, Marley as they explore Colorado together. Lisa has a heart for serving and caring for others.

Words Lisa lives by: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them”. ~ Walt Disney

Hellen Swanson
Hellen SwansonVolunteer/Meal Program Manager
Employed since 04-2023

Background: Hellen comes to us from Louisiana and Texas, having graduated from Texas A&M with a Psychology degree. Her professional history has involved working with adults with developmental disabilities. Hellen enjoys baking, playing with her dogs and spending time with her family. She’s excited to bring her love of people and caregiving skills to CRSAC.

Words Hellen lives by: Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. ~by Dalai Lama XIV

Kori Keller
Kori KellerFront Desk Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
Employed since 2-2024

Background: Kori’s professional career has included 13 years in Cherry Creek Schools as a school coordinator for the homeschooling programs. She has experienced the senior activity center programs first hand and was so impressed by the warm and welcoming community that she had to come to work with us! She is a long time Colorado resident, has been married for 32 years and has 4 kids and 2 grandkids. Kori loves spending time with her family, baking, entertaining, games, puzzles, hiking and biking.

Words Kori lives by: “Always look on the bright side of life.”- Eric Idle