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Sense of Security
2017 Board of Directors

Jimmy Oldham, President
Financial Advisor 
Oldham & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Barbara L. Brooks, Vice President
Chief Marketing Officer
Decibel/Marketing Amplified

Christine Vits, Treasurer 
Rocky Mountain Healthplans

Cindy H. Orenstein, Secretary
Public Policy Manager
Century Link

David Castor
Senior Instructional Designer 
Red Robin Restaurants

Victoria Lindsay 
City and County of Denver
Office of Economic Development

Andrea Linneman
Talent Advisor 
Charles Schwab

Ronda L. Sandquist, JD
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Timothy N. Taravella, Executive Director 
(ex-officio) 
Sense of Security 
1355 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite C-302 
Denver, CO 80222

Staff Bios

Tim Taravella joined Sense of Security in September 2015 as the agency's 5th Executive Director. Tim is responsible for fundraising, financial oversight, board development, program oversight, and staff development; his background is in business development, outreach and community programming, and event management. Prior to joining Sense of Security, Tim held numerous development positions nation-wide including serving as the Director of Development for The Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter, Associate Director of Development for The National World War II Memorial in Washington DC, and he cut his teeth with fundraising planning black-tie dinners and annual campaigns for The American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York, NY. Additionally, Tim has been a Licensed Mortician working at funeral homes in both Maryland and Colorado. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He and his family live in Aurora.

Liz Miller joined Sense of Security in 2010 and leads Communications & Events. She manages various fundraising activities including special event planning and logistics, promotional campaigns, public relations and growing community partnerships. Liz’s background is in corporate marketing and public relations in diverse environments including financial services technology and higher education.  Liz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Denver along with certificates in business writing and leadership studies.