Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS), a nonprofit organization headquartered in Denver, has elected new officers to its Board of Directors.
Mark Ferrandino has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors. Mr. Ferrandino is Chief Financial Officer of Denver Public Schools and formerly served in Colorado’s House of Representatives, including the position of Speaker of the House. “RMHS has demonstrated an extraordinary capacity to provide person-centered services to people with developmental disabilities, as well as veterans experiencing homelessness. It is a privilege to take on the role of Board Chair of RMHS.”
Lloyd Lewis, President and CEO of arc Thrift Stores, will serve as Vice Chair. Mr. Lewis serves on the boards of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition and the Atlantis Community Foundation. “All of my children inspire me. Through my son with Down syndrome, I see challenges and possibilities, and I am inspired to use my abilities to turn those possibilities into every day realities.”
Bill Ojile has been elected Treasurer and has served on the board since 2016. Mr. Ojile is a partner at
Armstrong Teasdale LLP, a law firm with offices across the United States, and also serves as Board Chairman of the Wayfaring Band, Inc. “As the parent of a young man with autism, I am thrilled to bring my background in legal services and finance to an organization committed to meeting the needs of people with developmental disabilities.”
Additionally, Christine Ruggeri will continue in the capacity of Board Secretary. Ms. Ruggeri has an extensive background in business management and public speaking. She currently serves as a spokesperson for the Second Wind Foundation. “As an advocate for those that may need one, I want to ensure that all in our community have access to services they need to thrive and succeed in life.”