Board of Directors

Dan Brite, President


Paralyzed Detective with Douglas County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marine Corp Veteran, proud father and husband! Strong advocate for mental health for first responders. My ability is stronger than my disability! 

Christine Brite, Director

Christine Brite is a wife, mother and law enforcement officer. She has been married to Dan Brite for

A wife, mother and law enforcement officer. She has been married to Dan Brite for 15 years and is a mother of two beautiful daughters. Born and raised in Colorado, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership in 2018 from Colorado State University. Her 18 years in law enforcement offers a unique ability of integral courage and wisdom. After the shattering injury to her husband in 2016, Christine began to realize the deep importance of family and community. Through tragedy and triumph, the Brite family has overcome adversity and has revealed vulnerability in the process. Her faith restored; Christine’s passion for serving her community

grows each day. Challenging times do not defeat Christine, it is what defines her.

Zach Morrow, Director


A long time resident of Douglas County, Zach graduated in 2005 from DCHS.  As the CEO of Rock Solid Custom Granite he has been actively involved in the community giving back for many years. When not working or with his wife and newly born son Castin, he likes to spend his time in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico fishing offshore for Marlin and Tuna. 

Matt Talafuse, Director


Firefighter at South Metro Fire Rescue, Co-CEO of The Success Group at Keller Williams, Owner of Rocky Mountain Real Estate School, Iraq War Veteran, Husband and Father. When he's not at the firehouse or selling homes, he enjoys hunting, camping, traveling, and spending time with his wife and daughter. He tries to keep his life structured through the motto: God, Family, then Business. 

Ernest Smith, Director


Lead Pastor at Front Range Christian Church in Castle Rock, CO. Husband, father of two, and an avid macaroni and cheese connoisseur.