Senior Resource Services is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors, staff, and a team of volunteers that work together to serve the needs of seniors in Weld County.
Our Board of Directors
Michael Muskin has spent over 25 years working primarily for human service non profits. He was the Executive Director for three of those non-profits; Greeley Transitional House, Team Fort Collins, and Weld County Partners. Michael’s last position was at the University of Northern Colorado as the Development Director for the College of Education. He is currently retired.
Kate Struzenberg has more than 25 years of experience as a real estate broker, with expertise in residential income properties, ranch, land, multi-units, office, industrial and commercial properties. Kate’s philanthropic work includes serving on the SRS board because she is committed to supporting efforts that strive to improve services for our senior population. Kate’s attention to detail and analytical skills make her an invaluable asset to the Senior Resource Services Board of Directors. Kate is married to Ben, and together they have two adult children.
Andrew Romero was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Andrew served in the United States Navy from September 1965 until October 1969. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting in May 1975. His professional career included serving as the Comptroller for the City of Greeley from April 1994 until June 2006, then as Finance Director for the High Plains Library District from June 2006 until March 2016 when he retired. He has been married to his wife, Nancy (Palmer) Romero, for more than 50 years!
Donna Dosch is a retired business owner of a medical laboratory in the Greeley area that she started with her husband. Donna has been a volunteer driver for SRS since our inception. Along with the pleasure of helping seniors in our community, Donna cites her exposure to their needs as important. She explains that, “as volunteers, we hear over and over again the gratitude expressed for the gift of transportation and the questioning of what they would do without this service.” Her hope, as a board member and volunteer, is to increase our scope of service.
Chris Dowen recently retired after a 26-year career in student affairs, serving at 2 private colleges and 3 public universities. In addition, Chris served for 3 years in leadership on staff with United Way. He is committed to supporting efforts that contribute to the dignity and independence of seniors, explaining that this is at the core of his heart and that it’s a privilege to do so through SRS. Chris loves volunteering, photography, reading, and travel, adding that spending time with his wife Chalice Springfield and their 2 cats Bob & Jack, is his favorite all-time thing to do.
Ben Gonzales has served as the Assistant Administrator at Fairacres Manor in Greeley for nearly 10 years. Working with seniors is his passion and he says that he could not see himself doing anything else. Ben is also very active in the community, including his service on the Senior Resource Services Board of Directors. He is married to Angela, and together they have two daughters.
Joyce A. Scott, PhD
Joyce A. Scott, PhD, retired to Greeley in 2015 following 50 years in public higher education including 32 years as an executive at four universities, a national association, and a state university system. As a faculty member, she taught courses in French, linguistics, and higher education, mentored 29 students to the EdD in Higher Education Leadership, and published over 30 scholarly articles. Dr. Scott is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Zonta Club of Greeley, and several professional associations. She grew up in Greeley, attending Cameron Elementary as well as Meeker and Heath Junior High schools. She lives in Greeley with her two Dalmatians, Dilly and Maisey.
Janet Bedingfield began as Assistant Executive Director in September, 2015, becoming the Executive Director in September of 2016. Janet’s career was spent as a primary classroom teacher and State Farm Supervisor before making the move to the non-profit arena. Her volunteerism has included school booster boards, Trinity Episcopal Church Vestry/Governing Board, Relay for Life Ceremonies Chair, Cattle Barrons’ Ball Silent Auction Chair, Team Fisher Co-Chair, Greeley Independence Stampede, and Guadalupe Shelter Non-Event Sponsor Committee. Her passion for SRS’ mission stems from the belief that our aging population is not highly visible and rarely asks for help, resulting in an honorable, deserving, yet vulnerable population being underserved.
Shelby was born and raised in Greeley. She has been a stay at home mom to her daughter for the past seven years, and spends her free time with her daughter and husband going to movies, building with Legos, and reading. Shelby’s passion for senior care comes from spending time with and providing rides and care for her grandparents.
Jenni joined Senior Resource Services in December 2016 as the Office Assistant/Scheduler. When Becky Sperber retired in September 2017, Jenni assumed the role of Administrative Assistant and is working to support clients, volunteers and internal operations of the organization. Jenni was born and raised in Greeley, and is married to her high school sweetheart. Together, they two young children Hayden and Emmi. Jenni is also an accomplished photographer and runs a photography business, primarily on weekends. Jenni enjoys her work at Senior Resource Services because she loves speaking with seniors and says it reminds her of her late grandma, who she was very close to.
Jordelle was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and moved to Greeley, CO to attend the University of Northern Colorado. She earned her BS in Human Services and minor in Psychology in May of 2017. Jordelle developed a strong sense of devotion for the senior population after taking multiple gerontology classes while in college and from spending time with her aging grandmother. During her free time, she likes to workout, hang out with her boyfriend and pets, and keep in touch with her family in Hawaii. Jordelle deeply admires the mission of SRS and is thrilled to be a part of the SRS team.
Prior to joining VISTA, Debra served as the Executive Director of Irvine Community Drug Prevention (ICDP) for 22 years. She is also the co-founder and director of The Africa Project an all-volunteer nonprofit that supports programs and services in Nkandla, South Africa. In March 2017, Debra and her husband Eric returned to the United States from South Africa where they have served as volunteers for more than 12 years. Debra has a BA in Sociology and will complete her Masters in Public Health (MPH) in February, 2018. She loves all things computer including web development and graphic design and is an avid photographer. Debra and Eric have five adult children and two grandchildren.
SRS Van Driver
After retiring from the U.S. Government, followed by several years of employment at North Colorado Medical Center, Donna continued working part time in various positions. In January of 2017, she discovered SRS and started driving the van as a substitute driver. Donna is married, and together the couple have 7 grown children. After marrying in 2000, the newlywed moved to Evans and they just love the area! Donna enjoys quilting, which she hopes to get back to in the near future. She and her husband also look forward to taking some day trips this summer.
SRS Van Driver
Donna started volunteering for SRS in 2014. A month later, she joined the SRS staff as a van driver. Donna also serves as a First Transit bus driver in Longmont. Donna was born in Colorado, has 2 daughters, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Donna just loves driving and being with people. She says that the seniors are especially fun because they have so much knowledge and information, which they are glad to share.
SRS Van Driver
Colleen and her family moved to Eaton, Colorado, in 2016 from Lincoln, Nebraska (Go Big Red). She said that they are loving the weather in Colorado and looking forward to many adventures in this beautiful state. She is married to her husband, Bob, and they have three children (Hayes, Emily, and Chloe) and one very spoiled dog (Blue). Colleen enjoys meeting new people and finds seniors especially wonderful to share stories with.
Senior Resource Services (SRS) provides rides to seniors throughout Weld County with the help of more than 145 dedicated volunteers! We thank each of you for your service to the community!
Serving Seniors in Weld County free of charge, regardless of income, since 2006.
Senior Resource Services volunteers and staff at the September 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event.