DIFRC | Denver Indian Family Resource Center

About Us

Our board of directors at DIFRC are dedicated to meeting the diverse and emerging needs of American Indian children and families in the Denver metropolitan area. Our goal is to assist families to avoid involvement with the child welfare system and to advocate for families already involved.

Read more about the history of child removal and why DIFRC came to be.


Board of Directors

Adrianne Maddux (Hopi), Chairperson
Executive Director
Denver Indian Health and Family Services

Laura Jones (Cherokee Nation), Treasurer
Associate
Native Affairs Practice Group,
Van Ness Feldman, LLP

Taylor Kingsberry (Chickasaw)
Program Officer
American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Rick Waters (Kiowa/Cherokee Nation)
Co-Executive Director
Denver Indian Center, Inc.

Dina Yazzie (Oglala Lakota)
Eligibility Supervisor
Community Assistance Division, Jefferson County Human Services

Board Meetings

Our board of directors currently meet every other month.

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