Technology for Good
We seek to provide high-quality educational and networking forums to facilitate the effective use of technology across the nonprofit sector.
Tech4Good Denver is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to fostering the effective use of technology in nonprofit organizations. Tech4Good is affiliated with the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and TechSoup, and brings the expertise of these national organizations home to the front range. Our educational forums give you all you need to know to start using technology to advance your cause. Whether you’re an executive director or an administrative professional, you’ll find something useful at Tech4Good’s forums. Tech4Good brings together experts from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to give you what you need to know to start using tomorrow’s technology today.
Our board members
Maddie is the Program Evaluation Manager at The Gathering Place, Denver’s only daytime drop-in center that serves women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty. There she manages their client database, performs formative and summarize evaluations, and supports and manages all data entry. Maddie received her bachelors from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in Nonprofit Management and Political Science. She finished her Masters Degree in 2013 from UC Denver in Public Administration with an emphasis on program evaluation. Before working at The Gathering Place she was a project manager at CiviCore PBC, a software company specializing in databases for nonprofits and public agencies. In her free time Maddie enjoys playing with her pup, Oliver, playing board games and riding bikes.
Maureen leads the Reach Out and Read Colorado comm department, where every work day is strategic, creative and busy. Her passion for innovation and meaningful results provides a solid foundation for offering fresh perspectives. She values data-driven decision making and enjoys the career diversity associated with working the non-profit life. Maureen loves a good brainstorming session, craft beer, great coffee and positive change. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of California at Davis, and a Master’s degree in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver.
Mia Fill runs the CU-Boulder Crowdfunding program (www.colorado.edu/
Nina Roumell is a research analyst at the Colorado Health Institute, a non-profit and non-partisan organization that provides evidence-based data and information to inform policy, advance health and promote collaboration. Nina’s research and analysis focuses on coverage and access to care for Colorado’s vulnerable populations. In addition to research, Nina also works with the communications team on various marketing strategies. She enjoys making complex health care topics accessible and easy to understand. Nina is also a volunteer coach for the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver.
Christian is CEO of Yippiekiyay (www.heroes.do), a company on a mission to help nonprofit leaders stay focused on their mission. Their three core products include: InstantNonprofit.com takes founders from “Idea to IRS 501(c)3 and beyond”; CharityFilings.com cuts Fundraising Compliance costs by 2/3; and Altitude Fundraising is a turn-key, Major Gifts Fundraising program. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of nonprofits Tech4Good Denver and the Ascension Foundation.
Christian’s mission is to empower heroes across the world to make an impact for good. His lifelong battles against Simon Bar Sinister compelled him to leadership in policy, nonprofits and fundraising, in expanding civil liberties and as a certified therapeutic foster and adoptive parent & advocate. He has raised millions and run dozens of successful campaigns during more than 10 years working to advance the nonprofit and issue advocacy sector. When he’s not spending time outdoors at home with his family, Christian escapes to Colorado’s beautiful mountain trails to twist the throttle on his KTM dirt bike.
Nate has spent the last 10 years implementing and advising on enterprise software solutions. Today he has ditched his suit and tie for T-shirts, jeans, and a mountain man beard. When he’s not working to build Tech4Good’s fan base, he’s teleporting to meet with clients and speaking at technology conferences. He leads the team of talented designers, developers, content creators, and yoga fanatics at Wanna Pixel Inc. through the daily obstacle course of code, pixels, and deadlines.
Brigette Swartz is a Senior Account Manager at Colorado Parent magazine where she specializes in helping businesses reach parents throughout the metro Denver area. Prior to that she was a Senior Mobile Campaign Strategist at mGive where she developed and shared best practices for mobile engagement and fundraising for nonprofit clients. Brigette is a graduate of Michigan State University and loves playing ice hockey.
Cara Hart is the IT Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, where she has been keeping the servers, networks, and computers humming since she left the private sector 10 years ago. Cara has been doing IT work since 1993, running the gamut from technical documentation and support, to systems and network administration. She also serves on the advisory board for the Information Technology programs at University of Denver – Colorado Women’s College, and for Tech4Good.
Louise Stephens began her career in public media as a volunteer on-air host on her hometown public radio station in Park City, UT in the late nineties. She began her love
of non-profit fundraising as she finished her Masters in Political Management from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Louise specialized in web
fundraising and online marketing before becoming an Account Manager at one of the largest non-profit-dedicated telemarketing companies in the US.