Welcome Trips for Kids Denver/Boulder’s New Executive Director, Wendy K. Stewart!

58187_126418510740772_5593442_nTrips for Kids Denver/Boulder is excited to announce that in mid-April, Wendy K. Stewart will extend her combined passion for biking, kids and the underserved by becoming executive director for Trips for Kids Denver/Boulder. Wendy comes from Denver B-Cycle and was instrumental in developing the newly expanded under-served outreach program at Denver B-cycle to educate new riders on using bikes to safely access downtown Denver.

“I am eager to get to work with the board and staff at TFK Denver/Boulder.   This a great opportunity and I look forward to the challenge,” says Wendy Stewart of the new position.  “Colorado has a number of active health-related foundations that will want to connect with this great organization as we expand our programs and services to even more under-served kids.”

“With an extensive and diverse non-profit fundraising and leadership background, she is well versed on what it takes to lead a mission driven organization” said Sarah Klein, Trips for Kids Denver/Boulder’s board president. “Wendy’s experience and expertise will be a great addition to our burgeoning organization”.

Please join us in welcoming Wendy to the team!

About Wendy K. Stewart: Fundraising and organizational leader with over 15 years professional experience in both associations and non-profit organizations. Expertise in member recruitment and retention campaigns, sales, negotiating, event development, management, community/public outreach, international relations, and mediation. Outstanding organizational liaison skills, non-profit board management experience, VIP relations and donor cultivation.  www.linkedin.com/in/wendykstewart/en

About Trips for Kids Denver/Boulder: Trips for Kids Denver/Boulder is dedicated to giving underserved, urban youth the opportunity to experience and learn about the natural beauty of Colorado from the seat of a mountain bike.  We strive to give children the chance to see a different side of Colorado, to expand their understanding of what they can achieve, and to make personal connections with the natural world. We are an organization of cyclists, educators, and community leaders who believe we can make an unquestionable difference in the lives of children by opening their minds to new possibilities and arming them with greater self-esteem. http://www.tripsforkidsdenver.org