About Our Foundation Board...

All Community Volunteers

Our Foundation Board members are dedicated, community volunteers. Our Board is made up of a variety of individuals and professionals including local business owners, consultants, teachers, medical professionals, financial advisors, bank representatives, sales managers, retirees, and parents.

A sincere “Thank You” to our 2021 Foundation Board Chair, Georgann Jouflas!! Your leadership was instrumental in another successful year, and during a pandemic. Our events continued to surpass goals with your support. Looking forward to an amazing 2022 with Jim Simons following in your footsteps!

Meet Our Foundation Board…

Jim Simons VP Enstrom

Jim Simons

Chair – Owner, Enstrom Candies

Nate Cole

Nate Cook 

Vice Chair – Sales Leader, Western Paper

Karen Ledebur Davis

Secretary – Owner, Carpetime

Jeff Franklin STRiVE

Jeff Franklin

Market President, Bank of Colorado

Stephen Grisier

Stephen Grisier

Owner, Mesa Bloom Market

Georgann Jouflas

2021 Chair – CMU Business Department

Kevin McChesney 

Sales Manager, KREX/KFQX T.V.

Stan Orr STRiVE

Stan Orr

Retired Nonprofit CEO and Consultant

Dee Ramsel – Owner, Ramsel Consulting, LLC

Dee Ramsel

 Owner, Ramsel Consulting, LLC

Sandy STRiVE

Sandy Thies

Retired Teacher SD51


Sandra Weckerly – Owner, Redlands Mesa Golf Club

Sandra Weckerly

Owner, Redlands Mesa Golf Club


Nick Westfall STRiVE

Nick Westfall

Physician/Multiple Business Owner

Emeritus Members

Robert Bray

Owner/CEO, Bray and Company

Larry Beckner Foundation Board

Larry Beckner

Attorney at Law

STRiVE Colorado Grand Junction Next Volunteer

Rod Christ

President/CEO, Best Exploration

Louise Goodman

President, Grand Junction Timberline Bank

Gordon Harbert

Partial Owner, Harbert Lumber, Retired

Noem Jenna-NCP-Willow Pond STRiVE

Jenna Noem

CEO and Co-Founder, Nuclear Care Partners

Matt Rosenberg

Matt Rosenberg

CFA, CPA, PFS Owner/President, RoseCap Financial Advisors

Jay Seaton

Publisher, GJ Daily Sentinel Newspaper

Jamee Simons

 Owner, Enstrom Candies

Barbara Traylor Smith

Owner, Retirement Outfitters, former Grand Junction Mayor and City Council Representative

Bill Vrettos

Will Corporation Consultants


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