The Colorado Combined Campaign is managed by a designated organization contracted with by the State of Colorado to provide staffing and support for the giving campaign. The Campaign Manager is subject to oversight by the CCC Employee Advisory Committee and the Executive Director (Department of Personnel and Administration). Community Shares of Colorado was awarded the contract to manage the Colorado Combined Campaign in a competitive bid process in October 2013 with the contract beginning January 1, 2014.
Community Shares of Colorado is the designated campaign manager for the Colorado Combined Campaign. Community Shares currently has a staff of seven, with a combined 80 years in nonprofit, fundraising and campaign management. At some point, any staff member may be involved in carrying out campaign activities, whether guiding strategy, assisting at an event, producing payroll reports or mailing donor tax acknowledgements. Read more about the team supporting you.
Stephanie Johnson-Wall joined Community Shares of Colorado in July 2022 as the CSR Services Director. She oversees the Colorado Combined Campaign and the Denver Employees' Combined Campaign (respectively, the annual workplace giving campaigns of state of Colorado and city of Denver government employees) and leads the team operating all of Community Shares' workplace giving campaigns. Stephanie has held positions overseeing volunteer programming at The Delores Project and Project Helping, and spent several years providing employee engagement consulting. Stephanie has a bachelor's degree in English and French from Regis University in Denver.
Becky Herlinger joined Community Shares of Colorado in May 2015 to direct the Colorado Combined Campaign. Since then, she began overseeing additional campaigns, including that of the City and County of Denver, numerous other municipal and private employers, and the full range of corporate social responsibility services provided by Community Shares. Starting August 2022, Becky transitioned to a part-time consulting role to support the CSR Services team. She has broad and diverse experience in organizational communications, product and event marketing, planning, public relations, and volunteer and staff coordination. Becky's nonprofit career spans two decades, most significantly at the Colorado chapter of the March of Dimes Foundation. There, she served as communications director and oversaw marketing for the organization's statewide fundraising, awareness and volunteerism initiatives. Becky has a bachelor's degree in English literature from Reed College in Portland, Ore., and a master's degree in nonprofit management from Denver's Regis University. She has also earned a certificate in corporate social responsibility from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.
Sarah Maxwell started with Community Shares of Colorado in October 2016 as a seasonal campaign worker. In March 2017, she moved into the position of giving campaign operations coordinator and then was promoted to manager in early 2018. Sarah was promoted again, in July 2018, to the role of director of operations and information systems. She has worked in a variety of nonprofit positions since 1994, with a focus on operations, systems, working with clients, and staff and volunteer management. Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Regis University. Her professional experience has included roles at Stride, the Aurora Housing Authority and Arapahoe House.
Robin Wood-Mason joined Community Shares of Colorado from The Delores Project where he served as the Director of Development and Communications. Previously, he held Deputy/Interim Executive Director roles at Bal Swan children's Center and the Matthew Shepard Foundation, as well as leading the development team at Boulder County AIDS Project. A graduate of The George Washington University, Robin has worked in the non-profit sector supporting and advancing a variety of social justice issues that align with many of Community Shares of Colorado's member cause areas. Robin also serves on the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners.
About Community Shares of Colorado
Community Shares was founded in 1986 to bring diverse choices to workplace giving and welcome all donors with no minimum donation amounts. To date, Community Shares has managed more than $45 million in community giving funds, with an average workplace donor gift of $1 each workday. Member diversity, choice in giving, local significance and financial transparency are guiding principles.
Community Shares is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered in good standing with the Colorado Secretary of State. The organization was greatly honored to be named the first-ever winner of the Bill Daniels Ethical Leadership Award, presented by the Daniels Fund and the Colorado Nonprofit Association as a highlight of Colorado Nonprofit Week in March 2018. At the same time, Community Shares was selected as the Charity of the Month by the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau. The recognition reflects Community Shares meeting, maintaining and exceeding BBB Charity Standards to increase donor confidence and strengthen public trust in philanthropy.
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