Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:  1-844-CO-4-KIDS  (1-844-264-5437)

Michael Callahan

Mike attended his first DCAC event in the fall of 2021.  Inspired by the emotional stories and experiences of the counselors, he felt called to support DCAC.  Mike believes in giving back to his community, and what better way to do that than support a local charity with such an honorable mission.  He believes the […]

Molly Stevens

Molly spent the last 10 years working alongside survivors of human trafficking both domestically and internationally. Before completing graduate school, she spent time in Central America and Asia assisting survivors of trafficking. Molly holds a master’s degree in International Psychology with a concentration in Trauma. She was employed as the Program Director for a residential […]

Preeti Santana

Preeti is deeply passionate about the protection and well-being of children and is honored to have the opportunity to make a difference in her community through her involvement with DCAC. With over a decade of experience in Human Resources, Preeti has delved into the intricacies of how individuals operate within systems and the behaviors exhibited […]

Adrian Helfert

Adrian Helfert joined the board in 2023.   He is proud to be involved with a mission-based organization focused on childrens’ well-being.   His motivation for involvement is contributing to the Denver community and the DCAC staff in improving the mental and physical health of abuse and neglected children.  He believes the DCAC organization and its role […]

Erika Sidney

Erika Sidney

Erika Sidney, MD joined the DCAC board as a response to her over two decades experience as a physician and working in a pediatric emergency department taking care of children who had been victimized by sexual and physical abuse. While caring for these patients, she observed the stress and confusion impacting the children and their […]

Yolanda Barnes

Yolanda Barnes is the Senior Director of Business Engagement for Comcast, where she oversees the learning and development initiatives for the entire West Division. Prior to her role in Business Engagement, Yolanda was responsible for overseeing the Comcast West Division flagship leadership development program LEAD – Leadership Exploration and Development. In this capacity she led […]

Matt Hogan

Matt returned to the DCAC Board in 2022 after taking a few years off. He previously served on the Board for seventeen years—fifteen of which he served as Board Chair.  Working in concert with Colorado homebuilders and Colorado Avalanche player Peter Forsberg, he was instrumental in coordinating the capital campaigns for all three houses on […]

Joe Montoya

Joe Montoya is a native of Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1981 and continued his education at Whittier College in Southern California. In 1984 he was hired by the Northglenn Police Department where he worked until 1991 when he joined the Denver Police Department.  In his 30 years with DPD he […]

Will Braunstein

Will is inspired by the work that the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center does to help children and families. Their mission of preventing abuse, strengthening families, and giving children back their childhood is extremely motivating. They successfully provide resources to victims of abuse and the community at large. DCAC is an incredible organization to support. Will is […]

Andrea Tarr

Andrea joined the board of DCAC to support the organization’s critical mission of preventing child abuse, strengthening families and restoring childhood to those who have experienced the trauma of abuse and neglect.  She believes that every child deserves a safe and nurturing environment in which to grow and thrive and that we, as a community, […]

Karen Loeb

Karen joined the DCAC board because of her training as a developmental psychologist and longstanding interest in child development, especially for those who have been disadvantaged, either physically or emotionally. DCAC is a critical resource in our community to help children tell their stories in a safe environment and receive appropriate free, bilingual services to […]

Cherie LeDoux

Cherie joined the board because she’s passionate about the protection and nurturing of children and found the Denver Center for Children’s Advocacy to be a committed steward to that end. After learning about the amazing services provided – from education and prevention to community outreach, crisis intervention, advocacy and treatment – Cherie knew she wanted […]

Barry Henderson MSc, MBA

Barry joined the board because of his admiration and respect for the inspirational work completed day in and day out by the talented and devoted DCAC staff members. Beyond the dramatic results children and their families derive from the staff’s efforts, he believes that extraordinary servant organizations such as DCAC foster and promote the overall […]

Eric Gonzalez

Eric joined the board because he believes that the work of the DCAC is vital to the health and welfare of children impacted by abuse and neglect. Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, Eric earned his MBA from the University of Denver, and has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, primarily in development […]