Staff

Josh Atherton

Josh, our Executive Director, came to the Education Foundation in December 2017 after spending nearly 15 years as an executive with the Boy Scouts of America, most recently working for the Denver Area Council as a Field Director. Prior to working with Denver Area Council, Josh worked on behalf of the Boy Scouts serving as a top-level executive in Longmont and Boulder County where he helped increase fundraising and membership for the Scouts.

Prior to his work with the Boy Scouts of America, Josh, a graduate of Skyline High School and a 4th generation Longmont native, attended the University of Northern Colorado, where he achieved a bachelor of arts degree in Sociology-Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology.

Josh currently lives in Longmont with his wife, Anne, who is the eLearning Coordinator for SVVSD, and their three young children who all attend St. Vrain Valley Schools.

Email Josh at josh.atherton@efsvv.org or call at 720-203-0236.

Michelle Lonsinger

Michelle, the Foundation's Program Liaison, has spent nearly 10 years providing marketing and program support to a variety of Denver-area non-profits including Denver Urban Scholars and Butterfly Pavilion. She has assisted the Education Foundation with programs including Tribute to Teachers, the annual Gala, Classroom Grants, and Student Scholarships since early 2017.

In addition to working with non-profits, Michelle is a freelance editor, technical writer, and instructional designer. She lives in Erie with her husband, Doug, and their daughter who attends Erie Middle School.

Email Michelle at michelle.lonsinger@efsvv.org or call at 720-480-7675.

Michelle Phelan

Michelle Phelan, the Foundation's Community Liaison, worked over 15 years in the insurance industry. During that time she focused on professional and career development of others including leadership training, public speaking and mentoring. After leaving the industry, her time was spent with her family and devoting much of her energy to the community around her. She has been involved in several volunteer capacities including Parent Teacher Organizations as a chairperson and Co-President, School Improvement Team, school and youth activities, fundraising efforts and local neighborhood activities such as Neighborhood Watch and community events.

Michelle resides in Longmont with her husband, Mike and their two sons who attend schools within the district. As a family, they enjoy hiking, biking, snow sports, cooking and baking together.

Email Michelle at michelle.phelan@efsvv.org or call at 970-227-1859.

Location:

Located in the Lincoln School Building. 619 Bowen Street. Longmont, CO 80501.

Mailing address:

The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley
P.O. Box 2598
Longmont, CO 80502-2598

Donations can be sent to the mailing address. Please make checks payable to “EFSVV”

Thank you to all our supporters!