Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation

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Our Mission

The Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation is committed to reducing the rate of suicide in the region by encouraging and coordinating collaborative efforts to provide diverse prevention and awareness messaging, education, advocacy and funding. 

Martha Graf, Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of the Foundation's newest Executive Director - Martha Graf. Martha comes to the Foundation after leading Kids Voting for seven years. She brings her community connections and passion for collaboration in the name of positive change to this already strong organization. "I'm looking forward to carrying on the remarkable and effective efforts that the prior director Karen Levad set in motion to address this tragic issue in our community. I believe that the Foundation is in a strong position to reduce the rate of suicide and its impact. I am honored to be part of this movement and look forward to working with so many caring partners to bring about change."

Board of Directors

Gene Starbuck   President

Lenee Grisier, Secretary

Herb Bacon, Treasurer

Cathie Brian

Jim Doody

Ken Elliot

Barbara Endres

Dave Fishell

John Gribben

Danny Sandoval

Dale Williams, Board Member Emeritus