Lara Beaulieu, Executive Director
firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 963-9200
Lara oversees the administrative and programmatic functions of English In Action. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and brings more than 20 years of nonprofit sector experience in both program delivery and administration.
Diana Cardenas, Program Coordinator/Match Advisor
email@example.com, (970) 989-4395 (c) or (970) 963-9200
Diana is dedicated to supporting the tutoring experiences of our adult students and tutors. She is a native Spanish speaker from Columbia, with a background in business and customer service.
Shinta Damayanti, Administrative/Program Assistant
firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 963-9200
Shinta supports the administrative and programmatic functions of English In Action. She started as a student with English In Action. She is originally from Indonesia.
Sarah Kelly, Program Director/Match Advisor
email@example.com, (970) 963-9200 or 456-2785
Sarah oversees program delivery for English In Action. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. She holds a degree in teacher education and has worked extensively in mentoring programs for youth. Sarah is also trained in teaching English as a second language.
Board of Directors
Samuel is a VP of IMS at Entravision (the parent company of Radio TriColor, the Spanish-language station in Basalt). He joined the Board in 2017 and is a dedicated community volunteer, working with many organizations throughout the Valley. Samuel resides in New Castle.
Lisa is a senior recruiter with Impact Advisors. She has also served as a nonprofit consultant and Executive Director for Aspen Education Foundation. She is a tutor for English In Action, and joined the Board in 2016. Lisa resides in Basalt.
David Hyman, Secretary
David is a retired Aspen business owner and the chair of the Independence Pass Foundation. He joined the Board in 2011 and is a tutor for English In Action. David resides in Aspen.
Gary Harada, Treasurer
Gary is a retired U.S. Army captain and director of operations at Baxter Healthcare. He is a tutor for English In Action. Gary joined the Board in 2013 and resides in Carbondale.
Robert manages Crawford Properties in El Jebel. He is a former Navy and private pilot, and serves on the board of Crown Mountain Park & Recreation District. He joined English In Action as a tutor and Board member in 2016, and resides in El Jebel.
Susan Lodge, Co-chair
Susan is a realtor with Sotheby’s Aspen Snowmass International Realty. She founded both the Aspen and Tokyo chapters of Room to Read. She is a former tutor for English In Action and joined the Board in 2015. She resides in Basalt.
Julie started English In Action with the vision of bringing people together across the language and cultural divide. While developing English language skills was an important part of the mission from the start, Julie was equally interested in helping people to build mutually beneficial cross-cultural relationships, which strengthen our community as a whole.
Adriana Cabrera Torres
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS (since 2008)
Adriana Cabrera Torres