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
Louise Watson 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 membership building, web fundraising and online marketing before becoming a Project Manager at one of the largest non-profit-dedicated contact center solutions companies in the US.
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.
Kelsey is the Administrative Assistant of Geovert, an international engineering and construction company. She works with a worldwide team to provide innovative restricted access solutions in the mountainous regions throughout the USA. She and her husband also own a web design company, MV Design Co, where they focus on improving the online presence of small businesses. In her free time, Kelsey loves to travel, hike, and do anything that allows her to be in the mountains.
Greg Kotsaftis has been a career sales person, entrepreneur, and business creator most of his life. He has owned and operated multiple businesses generating millions of dollars in revenue. Greg is also a certified coach in wellness, relationships and communication helping hundreds of people. Greg is a father to three amazing daughters, a son to two loving parents and a recently engaged. Greg is an active contributor to multiple blogs, podcasts and webinars. He is also a weekly volunteer at Project Angel Heart. Greg is also the former president of On Broadway Toastmasters 2016 and Toastmaster of the Year 2017. He is presently an active member of National Speakers Association in Colorado. He was also the former leader of the Prisoners Against Crime team.
Joe comes from a nonprofit background with eight years of experience in project management, development, and evaluation design. He currently works as a Senior Product Manager at CiviCore, a public benefit corporation dedicated to increasing capacity in the nonprofit sector through technology.
Joe is a recipient of the President’s Call to Service Award for dedication to community service. In his free time Joe enjoys teaching Moon the Dog new tricks and hiking and camping in the mountains around Denver.
Rick is a 30 year veteran working within the technology sector. From his early days as a desktop technician for NYNEX Business Centers to his current position as CIO for Galloway and Company, he’s demonstrated a passion for identifying business needs and applying technical solutions to resolve them. He’s experienced diverse facets of technology throughout his career from desktop support and enterprise networking to business ownership and consulting. Outside of work he enjoys golfing and camping with his family and friends.
Our Equity Statement
Tech4Good Denver wants everyone who visits our website, uses our social media and attends our events to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. We are committed to providing experiences that are accessible to the widest possible audience and do our best to embrace and celebrate diversity and practice inclusion.
We recognize diversity in many ways, including but not limited to:
- Class and economic circumstance
- Disability, mental illness, and neurodiversity
- Physical appearance and body size
- Race, ethnicity, and country of origin or nationality
- Sex, gender, and gender identity
Sexual orientation and identity
What are We Doing?
To help us make our website a positive place for everyone, we’ve selected the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as our benchmark for accessibility. These guidelines explain how to make Web content accessible for people with disabilities and more user friendly for everyone. The guidelines have three levels of accessibility: A, AA and AAA. We’ve chosen Level A as the target for our website.
At in person events, we welcome participants to include information about physical or dietary limitations so that we can provide accommodation if we possibly can. We will always attempt to select meeting locations that are wheel-chair accessible and to provide non-meat options when meals or snacks are provided.
How are We Doing?
We are working hard to achieve our goal of equity and inclusivity. However, we realize there is always room to improve. We highly encourage and invite your feedback! If you enjoyed using our website, participating on social media or attending an event, or if you had trouble with any part of it, please email or call 801-440-3863 so that we can improve the experience for all.
We modeled our statement on NTEN.org, CashCourse.org and The Council on Foundation statements and thank them all for their work in diversity, equity, and inclusion.