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The St. Vrain Habitat Team

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David Emerson

Executive Director

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DEmerson@stvrainhabitat.org
 

David is responsible for all St. Vrain affiliate activities. Prior to moving to Longmont, David served as the volunteer Executive Board Director of South Palm Beach County Habitat for Humanity for two and a half years. While there he launched a ReStore, developed a long-term strategic plan, and led the successful search for a new executive director. In 2006 he left 3M, where he was a sales analyst, to pursue his passion for Habitat’s mission full-time. 

David believes that it is a matter of human dignity to provide housing for all people, regardless of race, creed, or economic status. His passion was recognized when he was named 2007 Habitat for Humanity Colorado Executive Director of the Year. 

David holds a MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. In his free time, he enjoys coaching and playing sports.

 

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Julie Gallegos

Director of Homeowner Services and International Development 

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JGallegos@stvrainhabitat.org

Julie started with Habitat in the Spring of 2008 as Manager, then Director of Family Services. Julie introduced the Keys Community program and enjoys teaching Blueprints and Keys to Volunteering classes. 

Julie is passionate about international ministry. She enjoys leading Habitat Global Village trips to help build homes with Habitat affiliates in other countries. 

Julie has 12 years experience working in non-profits including a Homeless Shelter in Westminster and a Refugee Resettlement Agency in Tucson. She served as a Director of a school for Sudanese and other East African refugees in Cairo, Egypt. 

Outside of Habitat Julie is kept very busy with her two young sons. Julie enjoys travel, photography and learning other languages.

 
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Rebecca Shannon

Outreach and Volunteer Manager

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RShannon@stvrainhabitat.org

Rebecca Shannon is a 15-year veteran of the outdoor industry while also guiding backpacking trips for nonprofit organizations such as Big City Mountaineers. 

An inspiring expedition during the summer of 2013 led Rebecca to Regis University where she received her Masters of Nonprofit Management. A longtime volunteer working with teens, Rebecca is excited to see the other side of nonprofit work and transform her passion for community service into a full-time career.

Originally from New Hampshire and a country girl at heart, Rebecca has embraced Colorado as her home. When not studying or working, you can find Rebecca outside: on her mountain bike or in the garden, hiking with her husband & dog or wrangling backyard chickens.

 
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Stephen Scott

Construction Director

SScott@stvrainhabitat.org
 

Stephen has 10 years of construction experience on both single family and multi unit homes.  He has also been active in Habitat’s home repair program. 

Stephen attended Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi. He first engaged with Habitat for Humanity in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and has worked for affiliates in Bay St. Louis, MS and Tuscaloosa, AL. Stephen joined the St. Vrain team in September of 2014.

 
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Ed Kepple

ReStore Manager

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EKepple@stvrainhabitat.org
 

Ed joined our Habitat for Humanity ReStore team in August 2016. He brings more than 40 years of retail experience including store management, district management, merchandising, purchasing, product development and team building by leadership.  He has held positions with companies such as Fed-Mart, Costco, Sam's Club, Pace Warehouse, Best Buy, and SAS Retail Services.

Most recently Ed held the position of Store Manager for the Salvation Army flagship store in Parker, Colorado.  Ed carries a strong work ethic lead by encouragement, empowerment and enthusiasm for greater productivity by emphasis on TEAM. 

Ed and his wife of 32 years, Susan, are active volunteers and provide their home as a foster home for the Colorado Japanese Chin "dog" Rescue.  For seven years they have opened their home to fostering chins and dedicated their love to rehabilitating and re-homing more than thirty Japanese Chins to their forever homes.

In his spare time, Ed enjoys spending time with his wife Susan, family, grandchildren, grilling, NASCAR racing, football, thrifting and antiquing at Thrift and Antique stores.

Ed is excited to bring his skills and experience to the Habitat family to help build affordable housing in the St. Vrain area.

 
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Linda Momayez

Accountant

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LMomayez@stvrainhabitat.org
 

Linda started at Habitat for Humanity in June 2014. She splits her work week between Flatirons Habitat in Lafayette, CO and St. Vrain Habitat.

Linda grew up in Boulder, CO before moving to Orange County in California for 25 years. Missing her family she decided to move back to Colorado in 2000 and now lives in Erie. She attends Flatirons Community Church and has watched it continue to grow in the last 15 years.

Linda loves spending her free time with her two adult children and five grandchildren. She also enjoys gardening, camping and traveling.

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Geoff Held

Site Supervisor

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John Lovell

Director of Development

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JLovell@stvrainhabitat.org

John has been a volunteer with St. Vrain Habitat since 2000. He worked on the affiliate's first strategic plan and opened the ReStore in 2006. From 2008-2010 John served Flatirons Habitat for Humanity as Executive Director. John has been in marketing and sales leadership roles in a variety of industries. He also owns a photography business specializing in portraiture and commercial work. 

Habitat's philosophy of "a hand up, not a hand out" initially attracted John to the organization.  He believes that all people should put their faith into action.  

John is a graduate of the University of Colorado and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an active member of Rocky Mountain Christian Church. He loves to hike and snowshoe whenever possible. 

 

 

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Erin Minaya

Homeowner Services Coordinator

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EMinaya@stvrainhabitat.org
 

Erin grew up in Longmont and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity while in high school.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at CSU she moved to Chicago to earn a Master of Divinity Degree. She then spent two years working with youth and adults in a church in Michigan.

After completing her work there she did some traveling in South America and spent six months teaching English in South Korea.

Finally, she settled back in Longmont and is very happy to be back home, working to make a difference in her community.

 
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Micaela Chacon

Homeowner Services Assistant

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MChacon@stvrainhabitat.org

Michaela has lived in Longmont for 26 years and has a passion to serve others. She holds work experience in a variety of supervisory roles in manufacturing. After the flood of 2013, she began doing volunteer work, assisting people in navigating resources available for flood victims. She also joined the Long-Term Flood Recovery Group of Boulder County through her role as a case manager, assisting Latino families.

Micaela started working for Habitat in October 2015 to assist with additional homeowner services programming and providing translation. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family.

 
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Krystal Winship Erazo

Neighborhood Revitalization Manager

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KWinshiperazo@stvrainhabitat.org 

Krystal is a native to Longmont and joins Habitat with 15 years of experience in affordable housing program development and management. She believes in the capacity of affordable housing to promote equity, sustainable social infrastructure and economic development.  She is most drawn to Habitat for the heart of their mission to build homes, communities and hope with dignity and compassion.

Krystal received her Bachelor of the Arts degree in Anthropology from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon in 2003.  Prior to Habitat, she worked with Longmont Housing Authority for over 10 years. She volunteers with Suncrest Hospice and Willow Farm and is a proud fan at her family’s many soccer games. 

Krystal most enjoys sharing time with friends and family in the mountains, the garden, and around the kitchen table.

 
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Hannah Williams

Development Associate

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HWilliams@stvrainhabitat.org

Hannah is passionate about bringing quality communications to nonprofit organizations. She began volunteering in nonprofit organizations at the age of 13 and remains dedicated in her passion for transforming families and communities. 

Hannah holds a degree in communications: public relations from Geneva College in Pennsylvania and holds a masters in nonprofit management from Regis University in Colorado. Originally hailing from California, Hannah has lived on both coasts, but loves living in-between in Colorado. 

Hannah has work experience in nonprofits ranging from education to child care to churches.She joined Habitat in April 2018. Habitat’s philosophy and practice of partnering with families to renew and restore communities is what initially drew Hannah to this position in the St. Vrain Valley. She is excited to bring her gifts, talents, and experiences to the Habitat team and to have the opportunity to utilize both of her degrees in the same capacity.

In her free time, Hannah enjoys the beautiful Colorado sunshine, reading, creative writing, spending time with her husband and cat, church ministry, and singing.  

 
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David Kirk

Site Supervisor

DKirk@stvrainhabitat.org
 

David started with Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley in January 2016. He graduated from the University of Maryland in May 2013 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. It was during college that he first became involved with Habitat through winter break service trips to South Carolina.

After graduation, he decided to pursue his interest in constructing affordable housing. He served as an AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C for two years before taking a job in Longmont as a Site Supervisor.

 
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