Mi Casa CEO Christine Marquez-Hudson was recently elected as a trustee of the Boettcher Foundation Board.
Comprised of 12 Colorado business and community leaders, the Boettcher Foundation Board is responsible for overseeing the organization, founded in 1937 to promote a better quality of life for Colorado citizens by investing in education, community enrichment and social services.
“I am honored to serve on this board and support the Boettcher Foundation’s mission of investing in Colorado,” said Christine. “I know this opportunity will prove valuable in creating a better community.”
Chosen to serve on the board as a result of her community leadership, Christine is widely recognized as an active leader in the Denver area. She has received numerous awards for her work in the community and was named the 2013 9News Leader of the Year.
Christine is a 2009 Bonfils-Stanton Livingston Fellow, a Colorado Trust Fellow, and an alumna of the National Hispana Leadership Institutes’ Executive Leadership Program.
As a result of Christine’s strategic leadership, Mi Casa Resource Center has emerged as a leader among Colorado nonprofits and has been nationally recognized for its sector-focused job training, women and minority owned business development, and youth and family development programs.
Founded by the Boettcher Family in 1937 to effectively assist, encourage and promote a better quality of life for the citizens of Colorado, The Boettcher Foundation invests in “minds and mortar:” education, community services, healthcare and art and culture through merit awards, scholarships and capital grants. Over the past 75 years, the Foundation has awarded over $300 million to the people of Colorado.
For more information and to find a complete list of Boettcher Foundation Trustees, visit www.boettcherfoundation.org.