Governance and Board

Chartered in 2005 under the name Wheat Ridge 2020, Localworks is a private, non-profit, corporation with diverse members.

Localworks is volunteer powered, staff supported and board directed. There is an annual meeting each year and members vote on a slate of board nominees.

Articles of Incorporation: Our organization was originally incorporated as Wheat Ridge 2020, Inc. We currently do business under our tradename of Localworks. Here are our Articles of Incorporation as submitted to the Colorado Secretary of State.

Bylaws: To see our current Localworks bylaws, click here.

Board of Directors

Localworks is a non-profit corporation with members who elect a Board of Directors serving staggered terms. The Board of Directors is elected based on a slate of candidates developed by the Nominating Committee of the stakeholder members of Localworks.

Under the bylaws, the Board must represent different geographic parts of the City of Wheat Ridge, and also different sectors of the market. There must be a business as well as a residential presence on the Board.

The Localworks Staff reports to the Executive Director, who serves at the pleasure of the Board.

Each board member serves on a committee alongside Localworks members.  View our list of different committees.

Any resident of Wheat Ridge can become a member of Localworks. Localworks is authorized to an unlimited number of general members. At the annual meeting, the standing Nominating Committee of the Membership brings to the members a slate of board nominees for election. After the annual meeting each year, the Board of Directors elects the Executive Committee, consisting of a Chair, a Vice-Chair, a Treasurer, and a Secretary.

Click Here to View the Bios of Our Current Board of Directors

Kristine Disney
Joe DeAguero
Vice President
Kelsey Robb
David Schafer
Janenne Allen
Board Member
Ron Benson
Board Member
Kelly Brooks
Board Member
Joseph Giordano
Board Member
Pam Goff
Board Member
Karin Kirby
Board Member
Michael Kolesar
Board Member
Kathleen Martell
Board Member
Joy Opp
Board Member


The Board of Directors meets the Fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the Localworks Office.


Form 990 Federal Income Tax Return

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