THE CYL FAM

COLORADO YOUNG LEADERS STAFF

A good lookin’ team, if we don’t say so ourselves.

Jennifer Landers

Executive Director
jen@coloradoyoungleaders.org

“Youth isn’t a limitation; It’s the beginning of a long life of opportunty and possibility.”

Lauren Steavpack

Program Director
lauren@coloradoyoungleaders.org

“Our CYLers have a strong passion for life and it’s why I love what I do!”

Tom Robinson

Recruitment Coordinator
tom@coloradoyoungleaders.org

“Young leaders illuminate the room with their optimism and passion for positive change!”

SUMMIT GUIDES

Summit Guides are there for your students through their journeys…

Erica Rewey

Pikes Peak Chapter

“Even after nearly 20 years of being a professional educator, I continue to be impressed and inspired by the young leaders I get to work with at CYL.”

Manda Wittebort

Denver County Chapter

“I am hoping to do my small part in providing a space, platform and opportunity for their amazing voices to be heard and looking forward to seeing their vision come to fruition.”

Mac Harper

Douglas County Chapter

“The youth have always been considered the future, but I enjoy that CYL provides opportunities for passionate youth to change the now. You shouldn’t have to be an adult to change the world; You just have to have all of the qualities of being a leader, and these kids do.”

Blake Franklin

Jefferson County Chapter

“CYL isnt just a local group of young people loving and helping the community, they are building a foundation for themselves by digging deeper in what they are passionate about.”

Tom Robinson

Arapahoe County Chapter

“Young leaders illuminate the room with their optimism and passion for positive change!”

Lauren Steavpack

Boulder County Chapter

“Our CYLers have a strong passion for life and it’s why I love what I do!”

YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD

The Youth Advisory Board is a vital part of CYL’s leadership. These high schoolers take on helping our staff & board to guide the program, inspire new service adventures, participate in fundraising, and become ambassadors for positive change in their schools.

Sierra K.

President
Denver Online School

“Leadership is the ability to notice need in your community and take initiative to create positive change.”

Daisy D.

Vice President
East High School

“The definition of a leader can not necessarily be explained in words, because leaders are explained by their actions.”

Katie B.

Secretary
Cherry Creek High School

“With a leader who supports others and pushes them to do their best, even the most difficult of tasks are possible.”

Kelly W.

Recruitment Chair
East High School

“Change can happen on the smallest scale and a leader is someone who uses their actions and words to make a difference and inspire others to do the same.”

Coleman E.

Fundraising Chair
Wheat Ridge High School

“Leadership means managing your team and everyone else’s needs responsibly while keeping the sights straight towards the next goal.”

Jackie M.

Social Media Chair
East High School

“Leadership is when someone has a vision to change their community for the better and inspires other to join them in accomplishing that.”

Avery R.

Heritage High School

“Leadership is the ability to stand in front of a crowd of people and inspire them and also the ability to work behind the scenes and go without recognition.”

Morgan D.

Wheat Ridge High School

“Leadership is a trait that someone accumulates which helps them to be able to efficiently and effectively get a goal done with the help of other people.”

Riley R.

Standley Lake High School

“Leadership is collaborating and cooperating with people from all different backgrounds to create and innovate; it’s being open minded to other people’s ideas while still asserting my own.”

Emily B.

East High School

“Leadership is not something to be taken lightly, and bossing people around is not what leadership is about.”

Katie B.

Cherry Creek High School

“With a leader who supports others and pushes them to do their best, even the most difficult of tasks are possible.”

Eden M.

STEM Academy

“Leadership is doing what is right no matter how people judge you or how it impacts you and spreading that idea on to others.”

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Nicole Mahobian

Founder & President of the Board

Nick Moscaritolo 

CYL BOD Treasurer
SVP Finance, CFO at Lodging Investors Holdings, LLC

Liz Palmquist

Public Outreach at Zoeller Consulting

Jodi Harmon

Regional Band District Manager at Wells Fargo

Mo Wulf

Community Connector & Youth Leadership Advocate

Paul Bauer

Clinical Professor Emeritus at The University of Denver

Sandy Sarge

President – Sarge Financial

Stephanie Mendrala

Instructional Coach, MARS Team Educational Outreach
STEM School Highlands Ranch


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