Stephanie Baer
Executive Director

Stephanie Baer is a visionary nonprofit leader who strongly believes that education is a game changer not only for individuals but for communities as well. Raised as a proud “cheesehead” Stephanie has made Colorado her home for almost 20 years after completing her graduate degree in Nonprofit Management. Making her impact on Colorado children, Stephanie is the former director of Children’s Outreach Project. Named as Women to Watch by the Denver Business Journal, Stephanie was a founding board member of the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County and has served on countless boards and committees all for the betterment of children and youth. In addition to her work on behalf of children and families, Stephanie tries to spend as much time as she can hiking trails, breathing on her yoga mat, and watching her own children grow up. Stephanie can be reached at


Kyndra Mendez
Administrative Assistant

Kyndra Mendez has a passion for education and believes in the mission of the Westminster Public Schools Foundation.  As an aspiring social worker, Kyndra believes in providing access to quality resources to all and is inspired by the work of the Foundation. Kyndra is a California coastal native and has been in Colorado just over a year.  Though she misses the ocean, she is loving Colorado and all that the Rocky Mountain region has to offer. Kyndra can be reached at