Kirsten Vermulen is Program Director for the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation where she oversees issues-based leadership development programs for business and civic leaders and partnership initiatives. She began her nonprofit career managing donor development initiatives at the historic Colorado Chautauqua Association in Boulder, Colorado. Kirsten is a graduate of Ohio University (B.A. in English and Theater) and Northpark University (Master of Nonprofit Administration). She currently serves on the CLLARO and B:Civic boards of directors and as chair of the Colorado Civic Health Network. Her past service includes: Director of Education and Member Programs for Housing Colorado; the Human Services Network of Colorado board; Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver associate board; National Philanthropy Day in Colorado steering committee; Daniels Fund scholar selection; Mile High United Way literacy partner. She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband, Scott. In their spare time, Kirsten and her husband lead an award-winning, 40-member performance troupe.