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

Kelsey Robb
Kelsey RobbPresident
Principle of Marketing Analytics
Windstream Enterprise
Darin Hammerschmidt
Darin HammerschmidtVice President
Certified Financial Planner
Denver West Group
Waddell and Reed
Janenne Allen
Janenne AllenTreasurer
National Account Manager
Western Financial Services
Joy Opp
Joy OppSecretary
Broker
Realtor
West + Main Homes
Stephen Atma
Stephen AtmaBoard Member

Chief Executive Officer
Candidate

Jill Gassen
Jill GassenBoard Member
Senior Loan Officer
Colorado Lending Source
Chris Graves
Chris GravesBoard Member

Owner
The Bardo Coffee House

David Kueter
David KueterBoard Member
Attorney
Water, Land Use, and
Land Conservation
Tadd Overstreet
Tadd OverstreetBoard Member

Owner
Stylus and Crate

Anthony Palumbo
Anthony PalumboBoard Member
Commercial Realtor/Developer
Impact Commercial
Jeremy Schwartz
Jeremy SchwartzBoard Member
Events Manager
Central City Opera
Meg Smit
Meg SmitBoard Member
Neighborhood Magazine Publisher
Applewood & Golden
Living Magazines
Celeste Tanner
Celeste TannerBoard Member
Chief Development Officer
Confluent Development
Jill Tew
Jill TewBoard Member
Consultant

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

Kelsey Robb
Kelsey RobbBoard President
Principle of Marketing Analytics
Windstream Enterprise
Darin Hammerschmidt
Darin HammerschmidtVice President
Certified Financial Planner
Waddell and Reed
Janenne Allen
Janenne AllenTreasurer
National Account Manager
Western Financial Services
Joy Opp
Joy OppSecretary
Realtor/Broker
West + Main Homes

Stephen Atma
Board Member

Jill Gassen
Jill GassenBoard Member
Senior Loan Officer
Colorado Lending Source
Chris Graves
Chris GravesBoard Member
Owner
The Bardo Coffee House
David Kueter
David KueterBoard Member
Attorney
Water, Land Use, and
Land Conservation
Tadd Overstreet
Tadd OverstreetBoard Member
Owner
Stylus and Crate

Anthony Palumbo
Board Member

Jeremy Schwartz
Jeremy SchwartzBoard Member
Events Manager
Central City Opera
Meg Smit
Meg SmitBoard Member
Neighborhood Magazine Publisher
Applewood & Golden Living Magazines
Celeste Tanner
Celeste TannerBoard Member
Chief Development Officer
Confluent Development
Jill Tew
Jill TewBoard Member
Consultant

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)

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)