Kathy Miller | Board President
Gentle Shepherd Home Care
Throughout her career, Kathy has served in many leadership roles and been an innovative organizational leader with expertise in transforming and building results driven teams.
She began her career as a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in Accounting/Finance. After earning her degree, she worked in the Banking/Mortgage Industry as CPA, Sales and Marketing within the staffing industry and finished her corporate career as a Vice President with Adecco, a Global Fortune 500 Staffing company. Kathy founded Gentle Shepherd Home Care in 2016 because she is “that family” with elderly parents and in-laws. Like many families, her search to find qualified, compassionate and qualified caregivers for her loved ones proved to be a huge challenge. She has a passion and dedication for Seniors and their families and has a strong desire to help them find qualified and loving care for their elderly or chronically ill family members.
Senior Blue Book
Lucy is an Associate Publisher for the Seniors Blue Book in Colorado. Overseeing the operations and management of 3 of the 7 Colorado editions, Lucy has the advantage of traveling the state and understanding senior issues on both a state and local level. She has been in the senior industry for almost 20 years, working at a home care agency for 10 years before joining the Blue Book family in 2011. Lucy graduated in 2001 from UCCS with a degree in Psychology, but her passion for seniors started long ago with a gerontology professor who introduced her to hospice. Her grandmother buried her grandfather against his wishes and Lucy’s passion was ignited! The Blue Book has allowed Lucy to feed her passion and help seniors and their caregivers find the help and resources they need. Lucy has served on many boards and committees, currently including the Area Agency on Aging’s Regional Advisory Committee, the SRC Education and Holiday Dinner Dance Committees, Silver Key Gala Committee, Alzheimer’s Walk Committee. While giving back in these ways is incredibly fulfilling to Lucy, her soul is fed every Friday with a Meals on Wheels route. When not on route or working, you can find Lucy in an ice rink, or at a dog park or concert.
Jaimy is a Springs Native who has worked with Seniors and people with disabilities for over 20 years. She majored in Psychology and has always been passionate about working with people. Jaimy has worked with Discover Goodwill in various capacities, including Program Management and as a Rehabilitation Liaison for 13 years. Previous to that, she worked with the Therapeutic Recreation Program as an Activities Director. She also owns a small business, teaches classes on Medicaid and Medicare, volunteers in multiple capacities and loves travel and the outdoors.
Charlotte is a Colorado Springs Native who has worked with the Senior Community for over 10 years. She spent many years in sales and marketing in the technology industry. Her first foray into the Senior Community was the Marketing Director with a local estate planning attorney. While there she volunteered with the Alzheimer’s Association. Her volunteer roles were Support Group Leader, Gala Chair and Co-Chair for the Walk. Four years later her volunteer roles led to an employee role as Regional Development Manager for Central Colorado, recently adding Southern Colorado. Charlotte works for the Alzheimer’s Association to raise money for local programs, services and research to find a cure for all dementias. The focus of her work is through two main events; The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day. She has a passion for families dealing with the effects of all dementias and wants to educate the community on how to be dementia friendly. She volunteers on several other area non-profit committees. Charlotte lives in Colorado Springs with her son and dog.
Stacy is a Bio-Graduate of Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science Degree undergrad, and the University of Texas with an MBA. She is one of 5 Certified Medicaid Planners in the State of Colorado, as listed on the CMP Board website. She is the owner of Beneficent and has doubled the number of families served in the past 12 months since she purchased the business. Prior to Beneficent, she has owned several large service companies and a consulting business where she had clients who needed expertise in growing their business to either become an absentee owner, pass the business generationally or sell their business. She owned a tax practice, an Oil and Gas Drilling company, and a Mold Abatement company working with homeowners insurance companies. Her business background extends to areas outside the healthcare field, which gives her some diversity in the ability to see various points of view when problem solving!
Best Version Media & Power Connectors
Gary spent most of his life in Oklahoma and worked in the technology sector for 19 years as an Electonic technician with AT&T / Lucent Technologies. He also managed a parts storeroom for them. In 2016, he left Farmers Insurance and began marketing for 1-800 Water Damage. Gary began Front Range Power Connectors in March of 2018 where they seek to assist those new to the area, networking, or business through mentorship, teaching proper networking skills, and helping them become aware of networking events. FRPC has many strategic partnerships, including the SRC, and host a successful networking event each month. Gary attended his first SRC event early in 2018 and joined soon after.
Gary believes as our aging population continues to grow, there will be a great need to have resources for seniors; places they can turn to for trusted help and assistance. Those resources are banded together by the SRC.
Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
Jody Barker is the Director of the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, which serves three counties, El Paso, Park and Teller. He has served in many roles in his 22+ years in senior service organizations in Colorado. Among those have been Editor of the Life After 50 newspaper, Director of Operations for a home care agency, Central Colorado Regional Director of the Alzheimer’s Association and as Director of the Colorado Springs Senior Center. Jody’s greatest joy is matching services with seniors and their families or enabling staff and services to do so. Jody has served on various boards and commissions over the years, including many with the Senior Resource Council, a member since 1998. He is also currently is on the Colorado Commission on Aging, appointed by Governor Hickenlooper.