High Valley Community Center offers a safe environment where our youth develop and strengthen positive values and behaviors through responsive programming, community service learning, and meaningful opportunities that inspire them to reach their full potential.
Board of Directors
If you are interested in serving on the HVCC Board, send us a quick message or come by and talk to us! If you are really excited, you can fill out a board application!
The board is instrumental in strategic planning for the center and its programs through the development of short-term and long-term planning and goal setting.
The members of the board contribute financially and are integral to the daily operations of HVCC.
Board of Directors:
President: Chris Dahle
Vice President: Devon Davey
Treasurer: Joy Werner
Member: Liz Salazar
The HVCC staff know that the number one goal in all of our programs is to give these youth the tools and resources they need to succeed in the world they will be living in. Through this, we know that the best thing we can give our children is our time.
HVCC is proud to have dedicated, committed staff who believe in the mission, vision, and values of the organization!
HVCC is an equal opportunity employer, pays competitively, values their team, works hard, and enjoys a flexible schedule!
Think you are a good fit for the team? Apply!
Exec. Director: Adrienne Atencio
Director of Grants and Sustainability: Toni Steffens-Steward
Program Director K-12: Adam Atencio
Program Lead: Carla Manger
Program Lead: Austin McDonald
Program Lead: Cheynne Banderas
Office Coordinator: Elaina Brownell
Program Support: Brisa Castillo
Program Support: Angelina Riggs
Program Support: Madison Moore
Program Support: Sebastian Steffens
Program Support: Arielle Atencio
Program Support: Gina Lujan
Program Support: Jacob Maestas
Nutrition: Elijah Rutherford
Nutrition Support: Shaubin Gates
Maintentance: Steve Trujillo
Ameri-corps member: Steven Crescenti
Ameri-corps member: Victoria Joseph
HVCC receives 30% of our budget through support from individuals and businesses in our community. The remaining funds are provided through foundations and grants, CACFP monies, and 21st CCLC funds.
Grants & Foundations
Anschutz Family Foundation
AV Hunter Trust
Bacon Family Foundation
Caring for Colorado
Colorado Health Foundation
the Outcalt Foundation
Sheila Fortune Foundation
Southern Colorado Community Foundation
Xcel Energy Foundation
Contracts & Partnerships
21st Century Community Learning Center
Child and Adult Care Food Program
Energy Outreach Colorado
Rio Grande County DSS
Rio Grande Prevention Partners
Upper Rio Grande School District
5 Cs Laundromat
Colorado Grille and Tap House
Columbine Floral and Gifts
Del Norte Bank
Holiday RV South Fork
Three Barrel Brewing Co.
We are a not-for-profit, community based, youth serving organization. We want our participants to become alumni who are productive citizens with skills, ethical values, and a drive to reach their own full potential and positively contribute to their peers, families, and community.
We strive to create a replicable model that is the gold standard for youth programming.
We build and nurture strong, healthy partnerships with families and our community to ensure HVCC participants have a foundation that allows them to thrive.