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.
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.
Certified Financial Planner, Waddell and Reed
Vice President/President Elect
Stylus and Crate
Senior Loan Officer
Colorado Lending Source
National Account Manager
Western Financial Services
Cheryl Blum Garcia
Director of Leasing
Pietra’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant
Master of Public Administration
State of Colorado
Water, Land Use and Land Conservation
Certified Financial Planner