D-ONE welcomes New Management for its Energy Efficiency Program
Published on August 18, 2023
Denver, CO – The Denver Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships' Office of Nonprofit Engagement (D-ONE) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mary Herreria-Schultz, MNM as the new Project Manager for its Energy Efficiency Program. With her extensive experience in nonprofit collaboration and community engagement, Herreria-Schultz is poised to play a crucial role in shaping the future of D-ONE's initiatives in the realm of energy efficiency.
“We are so very excited to add Ms. Herreria-Schultz to the D-ONE team,” says Director Wil Alston. “Her breadth and depth of community combined with her background in media and outreach presented us with an impeccable set of credentials that will go a long way in further evolving this critical program.”
As Program Manager, Herreria-Schultz will lead the department's energy efficiency program, including oversight and management of: program contractors, the energy efficiency advisory board, the annual Save Green-Be Green Conference, strategic partnerships with Xcel Energy, and she will assist citywide efforts to increase participation in the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
“I am humbled and thankful to continue this journey in nonprofit. I am ready to step up to the challenges of partnering with local nonprofits to level the playing field of energy equity within Denver’s low-income and BIPOC communities,” Herreria-Schultz said.
Herreria-Schultz comes to D-ONE as co-chair for the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership. She also volunteers her time with the Colorado Asian Culture Education Network (CACEN) and contributes regularly as the editorial director for Asian Avenue Magazine, a local publication that elevates the voices of Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians in Denver and its surrounding suburbs. Other professional associations include: On Havana Business Improvement District and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado. Herreria-Schultz earned a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from California State University-Fullerton, as well as a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University.
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About Denver’s Office of Nonprofit Engagement (D-ONE): Created in January 2004, D-ONE serves as a liaison between the City and County of Denver and the nonprofit sector. D-ONE is committed to increasing the capacity and sustainability of all nonprofits working in and/or serving our Denver community. D-ONE achieves those objectives by coordinating trainings and workshops, targeted programming, improving internal nonprofit-related policies and processes, and by connecting nonprofits with funding and becoming smarter about the facilities they operate out of. To learn more about D-ONE’s programming, visit: denvergov.org/nonprofitengagement.