Senior Support Services Staff
Lisa Anderson, Office Manager and Development
AA Degree. Ten years non-profit experience, the past 8 years of which have been working with low-income seniors. Manage office needs, fund raising, grant reporting, donor relations, volunteers and newsletter. 3/2013 - present.
Nanae Ito, Director of Case Management
Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Denver, with a primary focus in aging services and policy. Experienced in crisis response, community organizing, hospice services and care, advanced care planning, and five years experience in office administration. Nanae is passionate about cultivating a community of support for those experiencing homelessness and poverty in a trauma-informed manner and elevating their voices and experiences to shift policy towards a more equitable and just system. 11/2017 - present.
Will Kemp, Case Manager
Master’s Degree in Social Work from Metropolitan State University in 2015. Throughout undergraduate and graduate education, worked at Urban Peak, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Mile High Council, and Senior Support Services serving Denver's homeless and marginalized populations. 5/2015 — present
Katie Kirkwood, Case Manager
The newest member of our team, Katie Kirkwood, who originally hails from Colorado, has just returned after adventures across the big water. Her love for new situations and current affairs led her to Peace Corps Tanzania where she served as a Development Extension Officer, and later, London where she studied Migration and International Development in graduate school.
She loves hiking and reading, and dreams of getting a puppy. Katie is very excited to be back in Colorado and to be serving our clients at Senior Support Services! 1/2018 — present.
Ted Pascoe, Executive Director
Masters in Business Administration. Eighteen years experience managing nonprofit organizations, three years experience in policy analysis and government relations, and three years experience managing political campaigns. Responsibilities: manage center, supervise staff, raise funds, track expenditures, and work with board of directors. 9/2003 – present.
Julie Romero, Day Center Manager
BA degree in Family Relations, with 24 years experience in human service program management. Sixteen years managing programs working with chronically mentally ill adults, and developmentally disabled parents. Eight years experience managing programs providing assistance to low-income and homeless families and individuals. Over 20 years experience recruiting, training and managing volunteers, as well as fundraising and resource development. 1/2014 — present.
Make a difference for hungry & homeless Seniors!