Allison Billings
Executive Director
Mieke Bushhouse
Director of Finance & Operations
Katie DiMercurio
Program Director
Darcy Morel
Director of Development
and Community Relations
Catherine Wessling
Communications Director
Denise Zapata
Career Readiness Academy Coordinator
Madeline Byerly
Communications and Social Media Intern

Board of Directors

David Ziegert
Sunrise Strategic Partners
karen brown_impact on education board member
Karen Brown
Vice Chair
Community Member
Karen Kruse
Boettcher Foundation
Cathleen Kendall
Attorney and Volunteer
Rob Anderson
Ex Officio
BVSD Superintendent
Ann Cooper
RE/MAX Realty
Patty Delgado
Ex Officio
BVEA President
Carly Hare
The Colorado Health Foundation
Ema Lyman
Jann Oldham
Community by Design
Carlos Pacheco
Premier Members Credit Union
Tanya Santee
Birch Elementary School
Jennifer Sterling
Sterling-Rice Group
Callie Weiant


Why we need to talk about mental health

Mental health has a significant impact on a student’s academic performance, social interactions, and overall well-being, and unfortunately mental health challenges have skyrocketed among children and teenagers. We’re working to raise both the awareness and funds needed to bolster youth mental health supports in our community.

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Staff Spotlight: Katie DiMercurio

We’re excited for Katie to shift into a new role on the team this month – Program Director – where she’ll manage our existing programs and investments, identify new opportunities, and monitor their impact.

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Impact on Education welcomes four new board members

Our Board of Directors plays an important role in our work to empower students, engage the community and help the Boulder Valley School District evolve. Our nominating committee led an effort to identify areas where the Board needed to evolve, and to support this work and further our mission, we’re bringing four new community members onto our Board this month.

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Growth and Confidence: What I Learned Working at Impact on Education

Our most recent intern, Kate Snedeker, shares what she learned about teamwork and community outreach while working with us, and what’s next for her!

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Carly Hare Uses Her Own Education Experiences to Inform Equity Work at IOE

Our board vice chair, Carly Hare, has made a career of navigating the intersections of philanthropy, identity and equity.

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IOE Board Chair Carlos Pacheco Working to Close Gaps in Education

Carlos believes in our mission and the importance of providing every student with the right tools so they can make the most of their education.

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Welcome Our New Communications Director, Catherine Wessling

Catherine works at the intersection of storytelling, design and project management. She grew up in Louisville and is a BVSD alumna.

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