Denver, CO—December 14, 2016—Rose Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees will add three new members in 2017. “These community leaders will provide guidance and expertise to support the Foundation’s mission, programs and policies,” said Jerrold L. Glick, chair, board of trustees.
Josh Dinar was an original member of Roots & Branches Foundation and has served three terms as a member of the Jewish Life Committee over six years. Mr. Dinar co-founded and now owns Pearl Publishing Media Group which publishes, among other things, DiningOut Magazine, a national network of dining publications. He is also an owner of the Jet Hotel/Nightclub and H|Burger Co Restaurant in Denver and has authored a pictorial history of Denver, entitled Denver Then & Now. Mr. Dinar is on the board of Lighthouse Writers, Vice President of the Board of the Boulder Jewish Community Center, on the steering committee for Hazon Colorado and has recently completed a two-year program with the Wexner Heritage Foundation.
Trinidad Rodriguez has been a part of Rose Community Foundation for nearly two years serving on the Education Committee. A Denver native, Mr. Rodriguez is a senior vice president and managing director, public finance at D.A. Davidson & Co., having been a public finance investment banker since 1999. Mr. Rodriguez’s community involvement spans many organizations in Colorado. He currently serves as chairman of the Downtown Denver Partnership’s Denver Civic Ventures board and is on the boards of the Colorado Fiscal Institute, and the Winter Park Recreation Association. Mr. Rodriguez is also past-chair and current member of the Denver Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
Roxane White joined Rose Community Foundation in 2015 serving on the Child and Family Development Committee. Ms. White is known for her management of large complex organizations, working with multiple locations with a focus on outcomes. She was appointed president and CEO of Nurse-Family Partnership in November 2014 following a 20-year career developing programs in California and Colorado for homeless and runaway youth. In 2003, Ms. White became the executive director of Denver Human Services under Mayor John Hickenlooper. In 2009, Ms. White became chief of staff to Mayor Hickenlooper who was elected Governor of Colorado in 2010 and continued in that role during the Governor’s first term.
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