The Center for Restorative Programs Board of Directors consists of volunteers who serve to provide strategic planning and oversees the work of the organization. Members serve for terms of two years.
Ashley Greco is a Digital Marketing Consultant with a decade of experience managing PR & Digital Marketing for national brands, nonprofits, trade organizations, and B2B companies. Ashley helps her clients identify their authentic brand stories and deploy them strategically through media relations and traditional and digital marketing channels.
In 2015, Ashley moved to Alamosa, CO, where she resides with her husband. She has been a CRP Board Member since 2019 and aims to use her PR and marketing skillset to encourage positive change in the SLV community. When not working, you can find Ashley hanging out with her pups and riding her horse.
Isaac Grody-Patinkin works at the intersection of Health Equity and Restorative Practices in public health in rural Colorado. He comes to this work through a life long passion for bringing together unlikely characters in the service of Healing Justice, and bridging divides with the tools of proximity and curiosity. Isaac uses the lens of Health Equity and his role in a rural public health department to melt resistance around difficult conversations about undoing Racism and other systems of inequality. He holds a Master’s in Community Education from Goddard College. He lives at 9,000 ft with his partner Lennon & pup Osa.
Angelica Valdez serves as the Executive TRIO Director for the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science programs at Adams State University (ASU). Upward Bound programs are pre-collegiate support services preparing high school students for college-level opportunities. In addition to her director responsibilities, Angelica aids in the writing and advising in various grants including College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), Counselor Corps, Student Support Services, Talent Search, and COSCI. As a leader in her field, Angelica was selected in 2018 as a national trainer for the Priority I TRIO Training for on-going nationwide training sessions. Angelica has served as representative and state meeting chair for Colorado ASPIRE, as well as the Co-Chair for the regional 2019 ASPIRE Conference. Serving her community and, most significantly, the youth of the community is important to Angelica and she has served on various committees and boards including serving as the president of the Head Start Parent Advisory Group in Alamosa. Aside from her professional work, Angelica contributes daily at home with her family farm and ranch operations. Angelica’s interests include emotional intelligence in management, cultural inclusion in education, and focus & mindfulness in leadership and supervision models.
Kevin Daniel serves as the Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of Infrastructure and Resources at Adams State University. At work, Kevin enjoys working with all of the ASU community to embrace change, solve challenges, and work together to improve the operations of the University.
A native of the San Luis Valley, Kevin and his wife Kristina have a passion for serving the community in ways that improve the quality of life and environment for all of the Valley’s residents. Through his nearly 20 years of experience with technology, leadership, and organizational change and communication, Kevin enjoys finding ways to be involved with the community. Kevin joined the CRP Board in 2020 and believes in the mission and vision of CRP as a vital resource to our Valley and surrounding areas. Outside of work, Kevin and Kristina can usually be found hiking, running, biking, or walking their three dogs around the beautiful trails around Alamosa.
Jamie Keairns is the Office Head of the Alamosa office of the State Public Defender.
Jamie grew up in a small town in southern Colorado. After going to CU-Boulder for her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Women’s Studies, she headed to Los Angeles with Teach for America.
Jamie spent four years teaching middle school in Watts, California, while earning her Master’s degree in Education from UCLA. She then spent a year in Tanzania directing a teacher education program at a rural boarding school for orphaned children, where she managed, trained, and provided professional development for East African secondary teachers.
She returned to Colorado for law school and once again attended CU. After graduation, she started her career as a public defender working in Arapahoe and Pueblo before moving to Alamosa to lead the office in 2018. In her spare time, she can be found adventuring with her partner, two young sons, and her dog.