Any organization taking on a project of this size and importance needs a strong board of directors. Here are the professionals donating their time and talent to our Pulliam Community Building Foundation
If you would like to assist, please volunteer your time and talents in any aspect of the project.
Norman L. Rehme, President
Norm is a 35 year resident of Loveland who raised his family here with his wife Carol, an author/editor. Norm is a trust officer with Guaranty Bank and Trust Company. He has been in the fiduciary and investment management business for nearly 40 years. He is a member of Loveland Rotary Club and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other civic organizations. His other interests are photography and ballroom dancing.
LuBallLuAnn Ball, Secretary
LuAnn grew up in Fort Collins, moving to Loveland in 1974 after graduating from Colorado State University with a BS degree in Human Nutrition & Dietetic. She served for 6 years on the Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels of Loveland & Berthoud, Inc acting both as Secretary, and President. She has served as a member of the Loveland Community Fund Committee for 5 years and on the Board of Trustees for the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado for four. Her passion is to see downtown Loveland be the best it can be and for the entire community to be involved with the process. Lu lives in Loveland with her husband Richard, they have 4 grown children, Tiffany, Erika, Carson, and Emily, and 5 grandchildren.
Dennis Hogsett, CPA, Treasurer
Dennis is a shareholder of Halliburton, Hogsett, Scott and Associates and has over 40 years of experience in the accounting field. He specializes in income tax planning, tax reporting, and financial reporting for individuals and businesses, with emphasis on audits and reviews of prively-owned businesses. Dennis earned his BS from the University of Denver.
Evan was born in Loveland and has lived here most of his life. He is a representative for VALIC, assisting individuals with their retirement planning. He serves as the Pulliam Family Representative. He is a member of Loveland Rotary Club and active in other community organization.
Kathi Wright has served as the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County for ten years. During her tenure she has raised funds for and built two new facilities for BGC, one in Fort Collins and one in Loveland. Prior to that, she worked for the City of Loveland in Administrative Services for 13 years. In that role, she was responsible for renting the Pulliam Community Buiilding to community groups and individuals, and developed a passion for complete use of the magnificent facility. Kathi moved to Loveland in 1978 from Kearney, Nebraska where she worked for the Chamber of Commerce for seven years, and attended Kearney State College .
Marty and his wife, Helen, have lived in Loveland for 37 years where they raised two daughters, Andrea and Julie. He is retired from Hewlett Packard where he worked as an engineer and a manager in printer product development, integrated circuit process development, and marketing. Marty holds BS and MS degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Cal State Northridge. He now enjoys retirement serving in various community organizations including Loveland Relay for Life, Loveland Rotary Club, and Mountain View Presbyterian Church. He enjoys outdoor sports and has a passion for ancient history. In recent years he and Helen have spent many months installing water wells in southern Africa.
Born and raised at Newcastle, Wyoming, Mary attended Colorado Woman's College and the University of Wyoming. She completed a dietetic internship at Alameda County Hospital and was employed as a Dietitian in California and Wyoming. She was the Executive Director at Loveland D.A.R.E.
Mary has been influential with many civic boards and organizations. They include: 32 years of association with McKee Medical Center Local Advisory Board and the McKee Medical Center Foundation Board. Mary has served with the Lutheran Health Systems Corporate Board, Colorado Hospital Association, and the American Hospital Association.
She was active at the University of Wyoming Foundation Board, University of Wyoming Health Sciences Advisory Board, Loveland Community Fund, Loveland United Way Board, Larimer County Cancer Society Board, Precinct Committeewoman, Loveland Rotary Club, PEO, and Zonta. She’s been a member of All Saints Church for 40 years.
Joe is owner/operator of the Garden Room event center in Loveland. He is also a commercial real estate developer. He joined RealTec Commercials Real Estate Services in 1996. He has been associated with Loveland Commercial and Chrisland Commercial Holdings. He started his own real estate firm in 2009 called Palieri and Associates.
Joe has a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University. He became a Certified Commercial Investment Member in 2001. As a CCIM, Joe is recognized as an expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Joe is committed to downtown projects and the future successful operation of the Pulliam building
Brooke Vander Wal
Brooke was born and raised in Loveland and is a third generation Loveland resident. Brooke graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in Social Sciences. In her professional career, Brooke has worked for United Way of Loveland, Berthoud & Estes Park (which became United Way of Larimer County during her time there), McKee Medical Center Foundation, and Immanuel Lutheran School doing fundraising, development, marketing and grant writing work. Brooke is passionate about Loveland; its unique culture, people, and places. Brooke has fond childhood memories of the Pulliam building and hopes to reinvigorate the space and create a thriving downtown for future generations to enjoy. Brooke lives on the family farm outside Loveland with her husband, Dave. Together they are raising the fourth generation- their four children ages 12, 10, 9 and 5.