The Leadership Team


Julie Taulman
President & CEO
[email protected]

Julie is an experienced leader with over 30 years in Executive Management roles in both the non-profit and corporate sector. She held leadership positions in the adaptive industry for over 15 years. Julie’s considered a seasoned fundraising executive with expertise in individual donors, corporate sponsorships, grant writing and capital campaigns. Julie’s most important role is Mom to her two boys, one of which is a NSCD athlete on the competition team and competed at the 2022 Beijing Paralympics.

Malinda Anderson
Director of Finance & Human Resources
(303) 285-9065

Malinda joined the NSCD in 2019. She has over 25 years of experience with nonprofit leadership in accounting, finance, operations, programs and fundraising. Malinda brings comprehensive executive level non-profit leadership and management.

Diane Eustace
Operations and Communications Director
(303) 285-9067

Diane joined the NSCD in January 2012. She has 20 years of marketing experience in branding, PR, and social media with a variety of Colorado companies. Diane brings together our brand, events and programs in Winter Park and the Front Range under a common marketing theme. Diane also leads the operations team for the NSCD.

Erik Petersen
Competition Center Director
(970) 726-1548

Erik has trained more than 300 athletes in his time at the NSCD. He has more than 30 years’ experience in competitive ski racing and is a seven-time All American in Alpine Skiing. Currently, Erik is an International Paralympic Committee member as Head of Competition for North America and a member of Adaptive Sports Committee USA.

Elyse Lombardi
Development & Marketing Director
(303) 228-2594

Elyse joined the NSCD in March 2024 with 10 years of development experience in the non-profit sector across several organizations. Elyse leads the way with individual donors, corporate sponsorships, grant writing and capital campaigns.


NSCD Board of Trustees

Rich Karlis, Chair Small Business Owner Fred Peyerl, Vice Chair Alpine Media
Andrew Wilson, Treasurer Stantec Sarah M. Mercer, Secretary Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLC
Liz Agostin Winter Park Resort Todd Antoniuk Allstate Financial Services, LLC
Kim Allegretti McCullom Crowley Matt Gnau Wells Fargo Advisors
Max Eckelson Ciancio Ciancio Brown Sandy Dukat Adaptive Spirit
Jim Johnson Ascent Wealth Partners, LLC Joe Johnson Quorum Prosthetics
Kristi Lamar Deloitte Consulting Rian Morrissey Sindrich & Associates
Andrew Ostrognai Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Dana Polonsky Craig Hospital
Adrienne Rivera Raytheon Technologies Lisa Contillo Robb Connessione Consulting
Ruth Rohs IMA Foundation Karen Sanford Alterra Mountain Corporation
Justin Webster Denver Broncos Paul Tarell Gaia, INC.
Jarvie Worcester Trammel Crow Residential

NSCD Emeritus Board of Trustees

John Beake John Beeble
Peter Boyles Pat Cortez
Tom Cox Gary DeFrange
Larry DiPasquale Joe Ellis
Don Marshall Steve Shapiro
Dean Singleton Stockton Baker
Mary Kay