Friends of Dinosaur Ridge Staff
Jeff Lamontagne, Executive Director
Jeff joined FoDR as Executive Director in January 2017. Jeff has a B.S. in Natural Resources from Cornell University and a J.D. from the College of William and Mary School of Law. In 2002, he co-founded and began serving as Executive Director of Second Wind Fund, a nonprofit providing professional counseling services to teens at-risk for suicide, for nearly 10 years. For the past five-plus years, he served as Executive Director of Bluff Lake Nature Center, an open space and environmental science center in east Denver. In both organizations, he oversaw all aspects of programming, administration, and fundraising.
(303) 697-3466 x104; ExecDirector@dinoridge.org
Barbara Farley, Director of Volunteers and Tours
Barbara Farley coordinates the volunteer efforts and educational tours for Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. She has more than 14 years of experience in experiential education, program outreach and management, and volunteer coordination. Most recently, she served as the Operations Director for MindDance, LLC, and previously managed programs for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Wildlife Center of Virginia. In her free time Barbara serves on the board for Family Nature Summits, and enjoys skiing, hiking and gardening. She joined FoDR in October of 2017.
Erin LaCount, Education Programs Manager
Erin has been leading educational programs at Dinosaur Ridge since 2002, but her first visit was in 1990 as a five-year old. Erin was in charge of guided tour programs from 2003-2017 and has been managing all Education efforts at Dinosaur Ridge since 2017. Erin re-established Summer Camps in 2012 and created three new camps in 2018, developed our preschool program in 2014, and designed exhibits in the Discovery Center in 2014. She has been maintaining/updating current exhibits in Trek Through Time since 2011.
(303) 697-3466 x101; Education@dinoridge.org
Sue Kaberline, Gift Shop and Office Manager
Sue is a Colorado native and has been with Dinosaur Ridge for nine years. She previously served as the Discovery Center Gift Shop Manager, as well as a gift shop clerk, and tour bus driver/guide. She has over 20 years of retail experience, four years of that in retail management. She’s also studied geology and environmental science extensively.
(303) 697-3466 x102; email@example.com
Sara Miller, Marketing Director
Sara leads the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge marketing efforts and is keenly focused on maximizing the organization’s resources, expanding its reach, and elevating its position within the philanthropic sector. Before joining the staff of FoDR, Sara served in a variety of development and marketing roles at nonprofits and for-profit companies throughout the country such as the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, the University Musical Society, Goodwill Industries of Denver, and a Denver-based architecture firm. She has also served as a board member, volunteer, fundraiser, and marketer for several other Denver organizations including the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Research and Prevention Institute, and the Evergreen Artists Association. Sara joined FoDR in April 2017.
(303) 810-3872; Marketing@dinoridge.org
Robin Morris, Development Director
Robin Morris leads the development and fundraising efforts for Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. A native of the Green Mountain area, Robin has extensive experience in fundraising, human resources, and staffing. For the last six years, Robin worked as part of the Development team at Graland Country Day School after transitioning from 10 years in the corporate world. Robin is an active community volunteer, giving her time to the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Stagedoor Club, the Girl Scouts of America, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and more. In her spare time, she loves movies, camping, and keeping up with her busy kids and husband. Robin joined FODR in June of 2018.
(Office in Discovery Center): (303) 697-3466 x112; Robin@dinoridge.org
Blake Sullivan, Membership, Events and Trips Coordinator
Blake has been helping in various capacities at Dinosaur Ridge since 2013. Starting as a volunteer and working his way through being a tour guide, education assistant, and fundraising assistant, he has now combined all of his knowledge and experience to become the Events and Field Trips Coordinator while also helping to grow the FODR’s Membership program. He brings an eagerness to learn and try new things, the goal of which is to expand and grow the programs currently in place at Dinosaur Ridge.
(Office in Discovery Center): (303) 697-3466 x113; firstname.lastname@example.org