Diana has been the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Foundation since 2005. Prior to joining the Foundation’s staff, she served on the COLTAF Board, as well as the Board of Colorado Legal Services. Her past employment includes the Colorado Lawyers Committee (Executive Director), the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (Staff Counsel’s Office), and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher. Diana is a past president of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and a current member of the Colorado Access to Justice Commission. She graduated with honors from Colorado College in 1979, and received her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1983. Following law school, she clerked for Judge Myron Bright of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kelly joined the staff of the Legal Aid Foundation in 2010. In her capacity as Associate Director, she is responsible for the regional fundraising campaigns, the Associates Campaign, the Community Partners Program, special events, and communication and outreach. Prior to joining the Foundation, and since graduating from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2003, Kelly worked for two nonprofits dedicated to improving social justice (Equal Justice Works and the Colorado Alliance for Health and Independence). Kelly received a BA with honors in Journalism and History from the University of Iowa in 2000.
Vicki joined the Foundation in 1988 as Administrative Assistant and is now the organization’s Office Administrator and Bookkeeper. She also assists the Associate Director with the Foundation’s regional campaign fundraising.
Danielle joins the Foundation as Administrative Assistant with a background in non-profit organizational management and administration. Prior to joining the foundation Danielle worked with various organizations focused on addressing systemic issues of hunger, homelessness and access to healthcare. In her role with the Foundation she works closely with team members to ensure effective delivery of the administrative side of foundation activities. Danielle received her BA with honors from Colby College in 1995.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado shares its staff with the Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation (COLTAF).