Board of Directors

Andrea Barela, CFEA Co-Chair
NEWSED Community Development Corporation

Andrea has worked in the Denver nonprofit community her entire career. She has worked for organizations such as the Chinook Fund, The Denver Foundation and the Denver Inner City Parish in all areas of program/event coordination and development. Andrea has a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management from the University of Colorado at Denver.  At NEWSED Andrea is responsible for coordinating fundraising initiatives and special events, marketing, public relations, Business Support Office coordination, program development and donor development.

Kinsley Phillips, CFEA Co-Chair
The Wright Group Event Services

Kinsley has been at The Wright Group Event Services for 7 years.  She works within several aspects of the company including sales, production and marketing while specializing in custom décor and lighting.  Her clients consist of The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Youth Biz, Five points Jazz Festival, A Taste of Colorado and Jefferson County Fairgrounds to name a few.  She is also active in Mile High Young Professionals and Colorado’s Finest Award, a fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis.

Mark Wonder, CFEA Treasurer 
Diamond Standard Events

Eryn Forbeau, CFEA Secretary
Infunity Events

Wilson Miller
Eventful Productions, Inc.

Originally from Missouri, Wilson has been a Colorado resident for the past 10 years and now calls Denver home. As a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Hospitality, Tourism and Events degree, Wilson Miller has been in the tourism/service industry for over 15 years.  The last five of those years he has worked in the events industry organizing and working alongside  several non-profit  organizations to put on the Denver Chalk Art Festival, Denver Cinco de Mayo and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival just to name a few. Along with festivals Wilson has specialized in gala fundraisers with clients such as the American Transplant Foundation, Firefly Autism, Clinica Tepeyac and We Don’t Waste.

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