BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

  • Officer William E. Walsh - Chair

    Bill Walsh is a Colorado Springs native and a graduate of Mitchell High School. Bill attended Baylor University where he obtained his Bachelor's degree.

    Bill has been employed with the Colorado Springs Police Department since 2001 and is currently assigned as the School Resource Officer at Cheyenne Mountain High School. Bill has been volunteering with Teen Court since 2009 withADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Awareness Panel for Teens), mentoring juveniles who are first time offenders of minor drug and alcohol offenses.

    Bill has been married for 17 years and has two children, Carter and Peyton.

     

     

  • Dr. Christopher Linski III - Vice Chair

    Dr. Christopher Linski has lived in Colorado since 2003 when he arrived at Fort Carson to complete his active duty military service. After his retirement in 2007, he completed a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a Master of Science in Management in Homeland Security, and a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Development and Change from Colorado Technical University.

    Dr. Linski is the CEO and Principal Consultant for a local Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, CML3 management Services. He is also an Assistant Professor of Security Studies and Business Management for Colorado Technical University. In his free time, Dr. Linski also volunteers as the

    Founding President of the nonprofit organization, Colorado Transitioning Veterans Association, and as a committee member for Colorado Springs Rising Professionals.

    Dr. Linski is happily married to his wife, Mandy, and they have one amazing daughter, Adrian.

     

  • Karin Agee - Secretary

    Karin has been a member of the Board since 2007, serving in the position of secretary since 2008. She is also a member of the El Paso County Bar Auxiliary, the founding organization of Teen Court. Karin grew up in Southern California, received her B.A. from Colorado College, and her M.A. in educational administration from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

    Karin is an active community volunteer, she is married to Alan, an attorney in Colorado Springs, and the mother of two children, Tim and Lauren. Her daughter volunteers on Teen Court’s peer panels.

     

     

     

  • Billie Scholer-Treasurer

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    Billie has lived in Colorado Springs for decades. She is a long- term friend of Teen Court. As a banker, she has provided continual support to Teen Court over the years.

    She has amazing children and adorable grandchildren. She continues to be active in their lives as she works in the banking industry and volunteers with Teen Court.

     

     

     

  • Jessica Danehy

    Jessica Kyle Danehy (formerly Muzzio) joined Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson, P.C. in April of 2015. Her practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation, including insurance defense.  Ms. Danehy comes to us from Vaughan & DeMuro, where she was a principal in their Colorado Springs office since 2004.  There, she concentrated her practice on the defense of public and private companies, public entities, and their employees, in the areas of general civil litigation, insurance defense, land use, including eminent domain and condemnation, community association law and employment-defense. Her practice and experience includes extensive motion practice, evidentiary hearings, and trials, before both the bench and jury in the state and federal district courts.  Her practice at the appellate level involves brief writing and oral argument, both at the state and federal appellate courts, as well as the Colorado Supreme Court.

     

  • Joe Driskell

    Joe grew up in Bozeman, MT where he stayed to earn his B.S. at Montana State University and then worked to create the state's first Treatment Court to help rehabilitate non-violent drug and alcohol offenders.  Joe moved to Colorado Springs in 2002 and served in numerous leadership roles during his 13 years with the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.  He is currently serving as a community volunteer, working part time as a consultant / grant writer, and coaching youth basketball.
     
    In his spare time Joe enjoys reading, attending local and regional sporting events, recreating outdoors, and spending time with his wife of 15 years and their 9 year old daughter.  
     
     
     
     
  • Dr. Joshua Fry

     

    Dr. Joshua Fry was born in Colorado Springs, but raised in South Eastern Colorado (Eads) before moving back to Colorado Springs for College. Josh attended Colorado Technical University for his Bachelor’s Degree, The University of Colorado for his Master’s Degree, and completed his Doctorate of Management at Colorado Technical University in 2014.

    Josh has worked for Colorado Technical University since 2005 in many different capacities and is currently the Manager of Student Success for the Colorado Springs campus. He is happily married to his wife, Nicole, and they have two children, Nakayla and Maxx.

     

  • George Hayward

    George is the Marketing and Outreach Manager for The Home Front Cares (THFC), a 501(c)3 that provides emergency financial grants to Colorado’s service members, veterans and military families. An Air Force veteran, George is responsible for the non-profit’s marketing and communication programs.

    A writer and former freelance journalist, he has self-published two books, the fiction novel Soul Afflicted and a nonfiction “how-to” guide for fantasy football, My RB Was Not My Forte. His articles have appeared in Rocky Mountain Game & Fish and Colorado Springs Senior, among other publications. He enjoys the New York Times Sunday crossword, cheering for the Denver Broncos and his fantasy football team, golf, and life with his wife and two young sons.

     

  • Ginni Hill

    Ginni Hill joined El Pomar Foundation as a fellow. Ginni works on the Communications team, Regional Partnerships, Video Production, Southeast Colorado Springs project, Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program, and American Council of Young Political Leaders, as well as working in the Southwest region.

    Ginni moved from Cortez, Colorado in 2008 to attend Colorado State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Research. In 2014, Ginni received her Masters of Arts and Teaching from Colorado College and taught primary education for two years. Before coming to El Pomar Foundation, Ginni was the Research and Data Coordinator in the development office of the Colorado Springs Conservatory.