Michael Buckley is the Associate Publisher of 50 Plus Marketplace News a network of senior newspapers serving Weld, Larimer, Boulder counties and
the Denver-Metro area. The four editions provide local news,
profiles, events and resources for 50 Plus Adults. 50 Plus Marketplace News is entering its Twenty-fifth year of serving their readers.
As Associate Publisher, Michael is responsible for sales & marketing, public relations, covering a wide-variety of news-worthy events and writes human interest stories for publication in the various editions.
Michael's background and professional experience encompasses owning a real estate brokerage firm, vice-president of an investment firm, radio and television endeavors. He likes being involved in advertising and marketing projects. He enjoys traveling, photography and the work he is doing.
Michael is looking forward to assuming an active role as a Greeley/Weld Senior Foundation Board Member. He hopes to assist in giving senior adults the attention and recognition they deserve.
Alex Cox-Fassler is a Colorado native and has lived in Greeley since 2007. She is married to Joel Fassler with two doggies- Daphne and Mya. Alex is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelorís degree in Human Services. She runs the Carbon Valley Active Adults Center in Frederick. Prior to this, she worked for Greeley Active Adults Center, Rocky Mountain Senior Games, Home Instead Senior Care and Greeley Recreation Center giving her great connections and experience with the senior population. She also sits on the WeldCo's (Weld County Senior Coordinators) Board, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Advisory Board and other boards within Weld County.
MikeFreeman is a lifetime resident of Weld County. After graduating from Colorado State University In 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in AgBusiness, he returned to the family farm west of Ault where he continued farming and ranching. In 2001, he and his wife started their company J9 Crop Insurance Agency. Freeman was elected as Weld County Commissioner in 2012 and represents District 1.
Nancy Gray, Ph.D. has lived in Greeley and Weld County since 1981. She previously worked in social services, including employment at two long-term care facilities. Dr. Gray has a master's degree in Sociology and certificate in Gerontology from UNC and a doctorate from CSU in Education and Human Resource Studies. She is currently the Director of Financial Aid at Aims Community College. She serves as the Secretary for the Board of Directors.
Sandy Matter and her son moved to Colorado in 2004, following in the footsteps of her oldest son who was attending college in the Denver area. Sandy lived and worked in Larimer County with the RSVP and Meals on Wheels programs for Larimer County. Sandy has always enjoyed helping seniors in the area, moving her elderly mother here in 2009. She appreciates the outdoor lifestyle that Colorado offers. She has lived in Weld County since 2007. Her hobbies involve working with and riding her Gyspy Vanner horses that she currently owns, going to the gym and traveling with her family and friends.
Flo Mikkelson currently works at Guaranty Bank and Trust as Manager of the Guaranty 50 Club. She has been in banking for almost 35 years in Greeley, having worked at several banks in the city. She is a graduate of the University of Denver and is married to Dale. She has two children and three grandchildren. Mikkelson is a member of the Lions Club and is also active on many other advisory boards in Greeley and Weld County.
Suzanne Reed has lived in Greeley since 1997. She works for Greeley Place, a Holiday Retirement Community, as the Sales Leader. Prior to becoming the Sales Leader she was the Enrichment Coordinator at Greeley Place, and has a passion for working with seniors. In addition to sitting on the Greeley Weld Senior Foundation board, she also sits on the Greeley Active Adult Center's Advisory Board. Suzanne is married with three children, and cherishes spending time with her family. Special interests are playing softball, watching the Broncos play, and traveling with her family.
Lindsie Rupp is a native to Greeley, Co. She is currently employed with the City of Greeley as the Senior Trip Coordinator at the Active Adult Center. Because she has grown up here she is surrounded by her supportive family which includes her children. She has 2 children that are both active in sports. Lindsie has coached many of their athletic teams from t-ball to soccer. When she isnít on the sideline of her kidsí games she is participating in recreation volleyball. She has been on a co-ed team since 2009. Lindsie enjoy gardening , camping and hiking; anything to get her outside.
My name is Kristen Sigg and I was born and raised in Eaton, CO. I am currently working as the Community Relations Director for both Garden Square of Greeley Memory Care and Assisted Living as well as Garden Square of Westlake Assisted Living. I graduated from Eaton High School and went on to continue school at Arizona State University where I finished a Bachelorís Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. While attending college, I was in charge of taking care of my grandparents which is where my love for the senior community stems from. After college I moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in the music industry. I was fortunate enough to be very involved in the Country Music world but felt like I wanted to do more with my career. I moved back home to Northern Colorado to be closer to family when I was offered the position with Garden Square. I have completely fallen in love and feel a calling to serve the seniors of Northern Colorado. I am currently getting my Masterís degree in Gerontology at the University of Northern Colorado.
The outdoors is my second passion. I enjoy hiking, fly fishing and pretty much anything that gets me outside. I also am a foster mom for Mile High German Short Hair Pointer Rescue specializing in re-homing senior dogs.
Meredith Skoglund is a Colorado native and a resident of Greeley since 1997. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with a Masterís degree in Gerontology. In 2012 Meredith became the Senior Nutrition Supervisor at the Area Agency on Aging of Weld County. Prior to this career, Meredith worked at the Greeley Active Adults Center where she gained experience working with the senior community of Weld County for ten years. She also sits on the WeldCoís (Weld County Senior Coordinators) Board, RSVP Advisory Board, the Greeley Active Adult Centerís Advisory Board, and Birchwood Advisory Board. Meredith has been active in the Greeley/Weld Senior Foundation since 2004. Meredith is married with two children and enjoys spending time with her family.
Sueann Swetzig is a Greeley, Colorado native, and has lived in Greeley most of her life. She is a graduate of UNC with a dual Bachelorís degree in Business Management and Marketing. Completing 28 plus years at Banner Health, Sueann transitions into a meaningful career as the Community Relations Director for The Bridge Assisted Living at Greeley. She loves this new role, working with families and their journey of gracious care. Sueann is family oriented and enjoys a challenge. She loves this area and is a Board Member of the Greeley Active Adult Center, and participates in many civic and philanthropic activities. She also loves to spend time with family, friends and her poodle-Stewart..