Board of Trustees


Rabbi Birdie Becker

Rabbi Birdie Becker has been a Jewish educator and performer for over 40 years. Rabbi of Temple Emanuel, Pueblo, she works with numerous congregations throughout Colorado and is president of the Rocky Mountain Cantors Association. Innovator of teaching techniques, she is the author of Conversations at the Well: Where Modern Life and Ancient Stories Meet. As a medical social worker, she is experienced in hospice and psychiatric social work. Becker also served as Ohio State Consultant for Volunteer Services. Certified in Genetics and Infertility, she spent over eleven years in reproductive health, and served as director of an outpatient medical-surgical clinic. Storahteller, choreographer, and cellist for the violin-cello duo “Apples and Honey”, she is a composer and performer of folk and liturgical music. Birdie is committed to the Jewish community and was honored...


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Joyce Lisbin, ED.D

Dr. Lisbin has been in the field of health education and communications for over 35 years.  She continues to combine the fundamentals of public health philosophy with her non-profit administrative experience. As the Coordinator of Health Communications at the STD Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, she created a statewide database of locally developed educational and promotional materials, conducted a wide variety of trainings, produced health promotion campaigns for the Branch, and provided social marketing technical assistance to local health jurisdictions. Dr. Lisbin has been an Executive Director of a Planned Parenthood affiliate, taught at several universities and has worked in Kenya and Sri Lanka focusing on sexual health and violence prevention. She is the co-founder of Pando Health Resources, the producer of the educational app called SmartSex™. Her interests include...


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Trudy B. Brown

I earned a BS in Business Administration from San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. I was a Massage Therapist for 10 years before retiring to follow my dreams of aiding in Reproductive Rights/Justice. Currently, I am on the boards of The Freedom Fund (which assists low-income women with funding for their choice of an abortion), the Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, where I am treasurer.  I also participate in the loosely based Colorado Reproductive Freedom Coalition. which includes representatives from PPRM, NARAL, COLOR, ACLU, League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women.  This group annually celebrates the Roe v. Wade decision and presents a Lobby Day to the legislature updating participants on any legislation that would help or hinder women in the free expression of their reproductive...


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Rev. Gregory Garland

Rev. Gregory Garland is a Colorado native, a graduate of Metro State University, and Iliff Seminary. He also did post-Graduate work at Claremont Graduate University. He is a minister in the United Church of Christ and currently serving at the United Church of Broomfield where has served since 1998. He previously served the Conference staff of the S.Calf. / Nevada Conference of the UCC, as Executive Director of the Westside Interfaith Association and served three other churches before coming to Broomfield. He has served on the Colorado RCRC since 2006 and was the 2015 recipient of the CORCRC Faith and Freedom award. He enjoys, guitar, reading, skiing, biking, hiking, running, traveling and camping.


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Sen. Betty Boyd

Born and raised in Connecticut, Betty Boyd received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Upsala College in East Orange, NJ, an institution of the Lutheran Church in America.  She did graduate work in Psychology and Social Work at Fairfield University (CT). Betty and her family moved to Colorado in 1974 and she became active in the Lakewood Community and in the faith community.  She has held congregational, synodical, and national leadership positions in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Lutheran Church Women in the Lutheran Church in America (a predecessor church body to the ELCA).  She co-chaired the transition team for the Rocky Mountain Synod when the ELCA was created through a three church body merger in 1988. As Director of the Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry (now Lutheran Advocacy Ministry)...


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Gregory Movesian

Gregory Movesian is the Deputy Director for Development, Marketing and Communications of the Denver Scholarship Foundation as of May 4, 2015. Greg served as Canon Steward of Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Denver, Colorado for nine years, from 2002 until joining Girl Scouts in 2011. Greg has been a fund development professional for 30 years, having begun his career as a fundraising consultant in 1984 with the Martin J. Moran Co. in New York City. In the 1990s he worked with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. In recent years, he has served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement of The Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado and Chief Development Officer for Girl Scouts of Colorado as a member of their senior management team. Greg...


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Amy Brown

Dr. Amy L. Brown moved to Colorado in August 2017 after earning her Ph.D. in Religion and Nature from the University of Florida. Her research focused on pregnancy and the different ways anti-abortion Christians, feminists, and evolutionary biologists describe the relationship between a mother and fetus. She has spent the last 10 years teaching university courses on Religion and Women’s Studies and spends her free time fighting for progressive causes, particularly around reproductive rights and justice.   Currently, she teaches GED math courses at Emily Griffith Technical College and is a coordinator at American Water Works Association. She also enjoys crafting, singing, and enjoying sunny Colorado.


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