Wheat Ridge 2020 relies on committees to give input to initiatives and programs and to help evaluate success. In order to join a committee you need to be a member of WR2020. Then talk to the committee chair about their committee to see if you might be a good fit and if there are any current openings. The chair information and committee meeting times are below.
Chair: Joe Giordano
Meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
3:30-4:30pm at WR2020 Office
This committee is charged with securing financial resources, giving input to the budget and advising on financial programs. The finance committee can also sit as the Loan Committee and review loan recommendations. The finance committee also assists in revenue generation ideas and activities.
Skills sought: Familiarity with financial reports, real estate transactions, or lending is desired.
Staff Liaison: Britta Fisher
Partners in Progress
Chair: Kim Calomino
Meetings as needed
11:30am- 1pm at WR2020 Office
Partners in Progress is a movement of people working to garner support for Wheat Ridge 2020 policy resolutions and gathering information about issues throughout the community for consideration and collaboration.
Skills sought: commitment to WR2020 mission, diplomacy, community connections, communication skills, interest in public policy.
Staff Liaison: Denise Balkas
Community Building Events
Chair: Genevieve Wooden
Meetings are quarterly
Various locations and times
This committee plans and supports WR2020 events such as Welcome to Wheat Ridge Tour, Realtor Tour, Mid Century and Modern Tour, Planning and Development Academy, and Live Local Wheat Ridge. Each event will have an Event Chair or Subcommittee Chair. In all activities the team works to ensure community leaders are being identified, encouraged and equipped. Events are evaluated on return on investment and community building impact. All activities must serve the mission of Wheat Ridge 2020.
Skills sought: Event planning, marketing, public relations, business connections, communications, social media, advertising, media, restaurant connections, ability to follow through on tasks, vendor relationships, and friends you will invite to events.
Staff Liaison: Mara Owen
Events crew members are the pool of people who make up the volunteer base for all Wheat Ridge 2020 events. The events crew will be the day of event support with things like volunteering to run a kids craft table, help set up, tear down, and general event volunteering.
Staff Liaison: Mara Owen