D. Todd Clough, CEO & Executive Director
Todd has been a staff member at the Denver Inner City Parish for 30 years. He accepted the Executive Director position in November, 2007. Previous to his Executive Director appointment, Todd held the position of Head of School and Principal at La Academia. Before joining the DICP, Todd was the Executive Director of the Children’s Museum of Denver, editor of a national child and parent publication, educational exhibit designer, and taught from kindergarten to college level. He has been involved in nonprofit administration for over 40 years. As of January 2017, Todd will being a six-month transition away from the Parish. We encourage you to read his letter about his decision and what the Parish has in store moving forward.
Larry Martinez, Deputy Director
Born and raised in Denver Colorado, Larry Martinez first walked into the Parish on May 31, 1994 to join the West Side Drug Free Youth Team. The following year he enrolled in La Academia and graduated in 2000. In March, 2002 he joined the staff as the Office Manager and Community Resource Coordinator. Today Larry is the Deputy Director of the Denver Inner City Parish.
Charleen Ramirez-Mares, Principal of La Academia
Charleen has been at La Academia since 2001. She holds a BA in Chicano Studies, from Metropolitan State College of Denver and has worked in education for over 20 years. Her experience as a first generation student has come in handy when working with the youth of La Academia. Charleen sees herself in the students. It is her mission to help each student at La Academia realize their worth and believe that anything they put their minds to is possible!
Anne Kleinkopf, Senior Pastor
Anne comes to us with over 25 years of community service, with an extensive background in practicing law, community activism, managing volunteer and community service programs, and serving on non-profit boards. Anne has also served as a volunteer in many of DICP’s programs. Anne earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Michigan, and is working toward a degree at Iliff School of Theology.
Reilly Sanborn, Chief Financial Officer
Reilly started in August 2014 at the Denver Inner City Parish. A Colorado native, Reilly returned to Denver after a decade in New York City working with nonprofit arts organizations. After spending six years as the Executive Director of the Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO Reilly joined the DICP to focus her attention on supporting the needs in her community. She brings over 15 years nonprofit financial experience to the Parish.
Leo Alirez, College View Community Center (CVCC) and Life-Line Director
A Denver Native and former gang member, Leo is now a Certified Addiction Counselor and holds a B.A. in Addictions with an emphasis on high risk youth from Metropolitan State College of Colorado. Leo began at DICP in September 2015 as Director of both CVCC and Life-Line, a DICP gang disengagement program. He has extensive experience working with the Colorado judicial systems, fostering non profit collaborations, and helping former gang members successfully reintegrate back into the community.