Friends of L’Arche Fort Collins is looking to expand our board! Do you or someone you know have a desire to help build community in and around Fort Collins and share the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities. We are particularly interested in welcoming board members who have experience in the following:

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Fundraising
  • Real estate
  • Programming for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Board of Directors

Tammy Breeding – Board President

Tammy Breeding

***Bio to come***

Jennifer Pfiester – Board Vice President/Secretary

IMG_2456Jennifer is a founding member of Friends of L’Arche Fort Collins. She worked as a Public Policy Researcher after receiving her Masters in Public Affairs, enjoyed staying home and raising four children, and has worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse for the past 16 years

Sarah Reichardt – Board Treasurer

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Sarah is a former assistant at L’Arche Tahoma Hope in Tacoma, Washington, and has experience in therapeutic horseback riding and Special Olympics. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a background in sustainable agriculture and business finance. Sarah lives in Loveland, Colorado with her husband and their two daughters.

Mandi Stoll – Board Treasurer Elect

Mandi StollPrior to joining the FOLFC team in 2018, Mandi spent three years with the L’Arche Greater Washington, DC community where she worked as the Hospitality and Social Media Coordinator. She has a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Eastern Mennonite University and currently works as a resource coordinator for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the Developmental Disability Resource Center based in Lakewood, CO.

Grace Robinson – Board Member at Large

Grace RobinsonGrace was born in 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. Grace graduated from Manhattanville College in 1958 and for twenty years she enjoyed teaching middle school-aged children. In the 80’s Grace adopted three older children from the foster care system. Her book, Older Child Adoption, was published in 1998. Since moving to Colorado in 1989, Grace has enjoyed riding horses and making friends with people with disabilities by participating in the Adaptive Recreation Opportunities program in Fort Collins.

Ryan Kepler – Board Member at Large

Ryan KeplerRyan is a former assistant with the L’Arche Spokane community and friend of L’Arche Chicago community. – Expanded bio to come.