2019-2020 Board of Directors

Steve SehnertSteve Sehnert

Board Chair

Serving since 2013

Steve is a retired CFO who moved to Steamboat Springs in 2013 with his wife Carol to be with his daughter and her family here. He has been on the YVMC Foundation Board for 5 years and is currently Chair-Elect and Co-Chair of the Development Committee. He enjoys golf and skiing and has served as President of the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs and for the Tree Haus Homeowner’s Association. He keeps busy Living the Dream here in Steamboat!

Karen SchneiderKaren Schneider

Executive Director

Serving since 2011

Karen moved to Steamboat from Manhattan in early 2000 to fulfill her lifelong dream of living in a ski resort. She is a perfect example of the Yampa Valley Curse as she visited here several times throughout her life and loved not only the mountain, but the community. She worked for Ski Corp in various roles for 16 years with her most recent position as the Director of Sales for Resort and Hotel. She has been on several local boards and served on the Foundation Board for four years prior to accepting the position as Executive Director in November of 2016. Karen is married to Jim and they have a daughter, Emily. The family loves to ski, sail, travel and spend time with family and friends.

Leslie KnutsonLeslie Knutson


Serving since 2010

Leslie Knutson moved to Steamboat in 1982 and began a long career in Resort Property Management allowing her to work with National Teams as a Sr. Director of Business Transformation. She is the co-founder of a business which provides business strategies to patent holders to help get their ideas to market and in use. Leslie has a very active 16 year old who enjoys all things outdoors and hockey. Leslie enjoys traveling and back country skiing with her dog Zoe.

Bere NeasBere Neas


Serving since 2013

Born and bred in Steamboat, Bere worked in banking for 30 plus years, before continuing his parents’ legacy at the hospital by serving on the board of the YVMC Foundation since 2013 where he also currently serves as Board Secretary/Treasurer. His father (Irlan) was a Trustee of the hospital for approximately 29 yrs. and his mother (Jean) was a volunteer for over 40 yrs. He enjoys fly fishing and spending time with his wife Donna.

Scott MarrScott Marr

YVMCF Trustee Liaison

Scott moved to Steamboat Springs in June 2002 with his wife Lynne and two children to enjoy small town life. He is currently Owner/Operator of the Holiday Inn Steamboat and is YVMC Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair as well as the YVMC liaison to the Foundation. His involvement stemmed from the belief that he could make a difference in one of our town’s most important institutions.

Brad MeeksBrad Meeks

Serving since 2015

Dr. Meeks has been in Steamboat Springs since 2011 when he became the superintendent of the Steamboat Springs School District Re-2. He has assumed several leadership roles in the state, including serving on the board of the Colorado Association of Superintendents and Senior Administrators and on the Colorado High School Activities Association Advisory Committee. Previously he served as the Colorado representative on the governing board of the American Association of School Administrators and was an active coach to middle and high school athletes for football, basketball, and track & field. In the local Steamboat Springs community, he currently serves on the boards of both the Steamboat Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation.

Jim MoylanJim Moylan

Serving since 2011

After moving to Steamboat Springs from Chicago in 2003, Jim became a vital part of the community. When not practicing Securities and Commodity Futures Litigation, he serves on a variety of City of Steamboat Springs Boards and Committees in addition to the YVMCF where he currently serves as Chairs for the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Les WoonogLes Wong

Serving since 2018

Les spent almost 30 years in Operations roles with major corporations, including AT&T, Lucent, Cadbury’s, and VF Corp/Smartwool. He earned a BA in Computer Studies from Northwestern University and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Les enjoys hiking, skiing, playing golf, cooking, and music with his wife and 2 children. Alone, he enjoys running.

Jim MoylanKathy Elliott

Serving since 2017

Kathy has been in Steamboat for 25 years and is raising 2 active kids with her husband Brian. Kathy has spent her entire career in the skiing industry with Christy Sports. She has served on the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundations board since 2017 and is an active part of the Foundations Development Committee. When not working or with her family, look for Kathy on the running trails, on the ski slopes or cruising Routt County on her road bike.

Scott MarrAlice Klauzer

Serving since 2007

Alice is well known throughout the community in her role as vice president of business and community development at Alpine Bank Steamboat Springs and through her involvement with the Rotary Club. She sits on several boards including United Way, the Chief Theater, and is Chair of the Foundation Board. When not out helping in the community, she likes to spend time with her husband Randall and her dogs Emmy and Zoey.

Marsh GoodingMarsh Gooding

Serving since 2017

Marsh was fortunate enough to grow up in Steamboat where he spent most of his time at Howelsen Hill. After spending 10-years in Vermont his love for this community and the Yampa Valley brought him back home where he now serves on the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation Board since 2017 and is involved on the Finance/Audit Committee. When he’s not working on infill development projects you’ll find him in the backcountry bowhunting elk or skiing with his lovely wife and daughter.

Scott MarrKelly Latterman

Serving since 2018

Kelly Latterman serves as District Manager at Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain.  In addition to her role with Junior Achievement, she enjoys her work as President of the Steamboat Springs Board of Education, volunteering with Howelsen Hill Ski Patrol and as a Director with the Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation. Her passion for health care services stems from her own childhood experience as a trauma patient. She advocates for access to the hospital’s high quality community health services because without local life saving services, she would not be here to serve her community today.

Mark FitzgeraldMark Fitzgerald

Serving since 2018

Mark moved to Steamboat Springs with his wife Dana (Pediatrics of Steamboat Springs) in 2006, working remotely for IBM before moving onto Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation for 5 years. He also founded, ran, and sold his interest in Butcherknife Brewing Company. He currently serves on the Development Committee and is chair of the YVMC Community Benefit Task Force. He and Dana have two children, Caroline and James both born in Steamboat and taking advantage of the wonderful public school system and community activities.

Scott MarrBrett Allison

Serving since 2018

After spending 26 years in the Denver area, Brett and his wife Joanna moved to Steamboat for the quality of life it provides. They opened their new business, the Allison Agency LLC – Allstate Insurance in town in July of 2017. He is the proud father of two children Connor and Elizabeth who live in the Front Range. Brett currently serves on the board member of YVMCF as well as its Development Committee.

Erica SiemersErica Siemers

Regional Executive Director – UCHealth Foundations

Erica is a Pennsylvania native who came west to attend Colorado College—and never left. She loves traveling and exploring the outdoors on foot and by bike. When not otherwise in motion, you can find her watching a movie or reading about science or history. She shares her home with husband Art and Labradoodle brothers Barley and Cody.

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