|Kent Moe, Executive Director Experience. Kent Moe has worked with Rite of Passage since the organization was founded in 1984. He is also now serving as the Executive Director of Friends for Youth. Kent has been recognized by the State of Colorado with the “Best Practice Award” for developing intense Transition and Aftercare Programming. As the Director of Program Development, Mr. Moe is in charge of Rite of Passage’s non-residential initiatives. Mr. Moe is also the organization’s leader in developing, training and implementing evidence-based practices including the Positive Achievement Change Tool, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Moral Recognition Therapy. Mr. Moe attended Sierra Nevada College where he majored in Psychology with an emphasis on High Risk Youth Studies and completed post graduate certificates at University of Nevada, Reno in Human Resources and Non-Profit Management.|
Karl Bruce, Chair
Owner and President, KLB Consulting
Over thirty-six years of experience in integrated information systems to help organizations become more successful and competitive in their markets; Community Advisory Board Member for Rite of Passage (ROP)/Ridgeview Academy; Mentor in the Success Journey Program
|John Greene, Vice Chair
Retired Oil and Gas Geoscientist/Executive
Over forty years of experience executive leadership, organizational management, and financial management Community Advisory Board of Ridge View Academy; Member of Ridge View Academy Mentoring Committee
|Tom Warren, Member at Large
Organizational Development Consultant
Over 28 years working in the Petrolium Industry and as an Organizational Development Consultant
|F. Jerald (Jerry) Adamek, Member at Large
FNF Associates, Inc., President/Consultant
Denver Resident – Colorado Native
B.A. from Regis University
Began Juvenile Justice career as Teacher, Counselor, Administrator and Consultant in 1966.
Webb Strategic Communications, Principal
In strategic communications/public relations business 32 years, 28 years owning own business
B.A. Sociology, Seattle University, 1968 B.A.
Sally Ann Warren, Board Member at Large
Real Estate Broker, RE/MAX Alliance
Resident of Littleton, Colorado
Experience in Business Management, Business Organization, Marketing, Restaurant Development and Commercial/Residential Real Estate Investments.Sally’s dedication and heart for our youth is her lifetime passion.
Carolyn Jenkins-Bower, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer Rite of Passage
Ms. Jenkins-Bower holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Ms. Jenkins-Bower has over twenty years of experience in Finance, including: finance banking, manufacturing and hospitals. As the CFO, Ms. Jenkins-Bower oversees the Finance, MIS, Purchasing and Human Resources Department.