Experience and Heart.

Our leadership team is united by an unwavering belief in the limitless potential of the human spirit. 

We're a passionate group of individuals committed to helping others become the greater version of themselves. K2 Adventures Foundation is fortunate to rely on the expertise our world-class board of directors brings to the table, including members of Fortune 500 companies, business owners, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders.

It’s the diversity of that collective acumen that allows us to do things that other organizations can’t; and elevates K2 Adventures Foundation to realize its own possibilities.


Leadership Team

Kristen Salcito Sandquist

CO-FOUNDER, CEO

Kristen has over 25 years of experience working with non profit organizations and individuals with disabilities. She organizes all the K2 Adventure Foundation's awards and programs along with fund-raising events and finances. She also manages all board meetings and board member committees. Together, Kristen and Kevin run K2 Adventure Travel, which organizes community service based trips to Nepal, Peru, and Tanzania.

Kevin Cherilla

CO-FOUNDER, PRESIDENT

Kevin has over 25 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities, both national and international. He is instrumental in providing outdoor recreational activities and opportunities for K2 individuals. He also helps organize fundraising events and manages board meetings and committees. Together, Kristen and Kevin run K2 Adventure Travel, which organizes community service based trips to Nepal, Peru and Tanzania.



Board Members

Mark Briggs

Mark Briggs
Board Member

Tyler Brotz
Board Member

Rahul Chawla MD

Rahul Chawla MD
Board Member

Adam Cherilla
Board Member

Lindsey Cherilla

Lindsey Cherilla
Board Member

Greg DePinto Board Member

Greg DePinto
Board Member

Michelle DePinto Board Member

Michelle DePinto
Board Member

Dr. Abbas Fazel

Dr. Abbas Fazel
Board Member

Vince Hawley

Vince Hawley
Board Member

John Iorillo

John Iorillo
Board Member

Heather Iorillo

Heather Iorillo
Board Member

Charles A. Keller Sr.

Charles A. Keller Sr.
Board Member

Bobby Kelly

Bobby Kelly
Board Member

Jodi Kinney

Jodi Kinney
Board Member

John Kitchell

John Kitchell
Board Member

Leatrice Kitchell

Leatrice Kitchell
Board Member

Kyle Maynard

Kyle Maynard
Board Member

Nick Meath

Nick Meath
Board Member

Cheryl Mendez

Cheryl Mendez
Board Member

Christa Mose

Christa Mose
Board Member

MaryLou Muccino

MaryLou Muccino
Board Member

Shaheen Neil

Shaheen Neil
Board Member

Terri Nisser

Teri Nisser
Secretary

Beverly Nuessle

Beverly Nuessle
Board Member

Mark Nuessle

Mark Nuessle
Board Member

Kelly Michaels

Kelly Michael
Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Poehlsen

Bruce Poehlsen
Board Member

Kelly Richardson

Kelly Richardson
Board Member

Blair Singer

Blair Singer
Board Member

Tim Stuart

Tim Stuart
Board Member

Susan Stuart

Susan Stuart
Board Member


Ambassadors

Adrienne Bonnet
Ambassador

Lisanne Murray
Ambassador

Kelli Borges
Ambassador

Laurie Malone
Ambassador

Rodney Malone
Ambassador

Donna Detwiler
Ambassador

Patrick Dial
Ambassador

Kainoa Spenser
Ambassador


Junior Board

Ani Chawla
Junior Board

Mali Chawla
Junior Board

Jake Davis
Junior Board

Sam Davis
Junior Board

Alex DePinto
Junior Board

Jake DePinto
Junior Board

Avery Kay
Junior Board

Tayler LiPuma
Junior Board

Blake Nisser
Junior Board

Julia Neil
Junior Board

Aria Shoop
Junior Board

Ryan Voit
Junior Board

Brierly Wren
Junior Board