governance

& board

Localworks,

Wheat Ridge, CO

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

Darin Hammerschmidt
Darin HammerschmidtPresident
Certified Financial Planner, Waddell and Reed
Tadd Overstreet
Tadd OverstreetVice President/President Elect
Owner
Stylus and Crate
Jill Gassen
Jill GassenTreasurer
Senior Loan Officer
Colorado Lending Source
Janenne Allen
Janenne AllenSecretary
National Account Manager
Western Financial Services
Cheryl Blum Garcia
Cheryl Blum GarciaBoard Member
Owner
Legal Shield
Ross Carpenter
Ross CarpenterBoard Member
Director of Leasing
NewMark Merrill
Joe DeMott
Joe DeMottBoard Member
Owner
Pietra’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant
Dan Graeve
Dan GraeveBoard Member
Master of Public Administration
State of Colorado
Chris Graves
Chris GravesBoard Member
Owner
The Bardo Coffeeehouse
Nicole Kostelecky
Nicole KosteleckyBoard Member
Realtor
RE/MAX Alliance
David Kueter
David KueterBoard Member
Attorney
Water, Land Use and
Land Conservation
Jeremy Laufer
Jeremy LauferBoard Member
Certified Financial Planner
Edward Jones
Anthony Palumbo
Anthony PalumboBoard Member
Commercial Realtor/Developer
Impact Development
Stephanie Taylor
Stephanie TaylorBoard Member
Realtor
Keller Williams
Terry Womble
Terry WombleBoard Member
Complete Business Systems
Nationally Recognized Artist

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

Darin Hammerschmidt
Darin HammerschmidtBoard President
Certified Financial Planner
Waddell and Reed
Tadd Overstreet
Tadd OverstreetVice President/President Elect
Owner
Stylus and Crate
Jill Gassen
Jill GassenTreasurer
Senior Loan Officer
Colorado Lending Source
Janenne Allen
Janenne AllenSecretary
National Account Manager
Western Financial Services
Cheryl Blum Garcia
Cheryl Blum GarciaBoard Member
Owner
LegalShield
Ross Carpenter
Ross CarpenterBoard Member
Director of Leasing
NewMark Merrill
Joe DeMott
Joe DeMottBoard Member
Owner
Pietra’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant
Dan Graeve
Dan GraeveBoard Member
Master of Public Administration
State of Colorado
Nicole Kostelecky
Nicole KosteleckyBoard Member
Realtor
RE/MAX Alliance
David Kueter
David KueterBoard Member
Attorney
Water, Land Use, and Land Conservation
Jeremy Laufer
Jeremy LauferBoard Member
Certified Financial Planner
Edward Jones
Stephanie Taylor
Stephanie TaylorBoard Member
Realtor
Keller Williams

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

Our Board Member Application
Our Board Member Agreement

Form 990 Federal Income Tax Return

In compliance with the IRS Form 990 policy, you may review a copy of filed Form 990 Federal Income Tax returns for the minimum three previous years.

2019 Form-990
2018 Form-990
2017 Form-990
2016 Form-990 (July 1, 2016-Dec 31, 2016)
2015 Form-990 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016)
2014 Form-990 (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015)

Phone

720-259-1030

Email

reception@wearelocalworks.org

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 346
Wheat Ridge, CO 80034