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Lark Rambo

Lark, our Executive Director has more than 20 years of experience working within the nonprofit sector, including more than 15 years in education, with a proven track record of success in fundraising, program development, communications, and marketing. Prior to joining St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation she served as Executive Director of Coal Creek Meals on Wheels.  Lark earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and a M.S.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.  Originally from Wyoming, Lark lived on the East Coast and West Coast before returning to the Mountain West.

Office Direct: 303-702-7632

Tammy Palombo

Tammy, our Business Manager and Executive Assistant came to the Education Foundation in February 2018 after spending 9 years working for a local food bank. While at the food bank Tammy worked as the Development Assistant, Events and Outreach Manager and the Data Analytics Manager. Before joining the nonprofit world, Tammy worked in the banking industry for over 10 years. Being a 4th generation Longmont native, St. Vrain Valley Schools graduate, and 1st generation college graduate, Tammy is excited to be working at the Foundation and supporting the educational needs of the local community.

Tammy’s primary Education Foundation duties include over site on all business matters including accounting, donor relations, scholarship program manager, Teacher Innovation Grant manager, event/program logistics manager, and overall foundation budget. Tammy also serves as the Executive Assistant for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Tammy currently lives in Longmont with her chocolate lab and enjoys photography, gardening and tending to her orchid collection.

Office Direct: 303-702-7634

Michelle Phelan

Michelle Phelan, the Foundation’s Community Liaison, worked over 15 years in the insurance industry. During that time she focused on professional and career development of others including leadership training, public speaking and mentoring. After leaving the industry, her time was spent with her family and devoting much of her energy to the community around her. She has been involved in several volunteer capacities including Parent Teacher Organizations as a chairperson and Co-President, School Improvement Team, school and youth activities, fundraising efforts and local neighborhood activities such as Neighborhood Watch and community events.

Michelle resides in Longmont with her husband, Mike and their two sons who attend schools within the district. As a family, they enjoy hiking, biking, snow sports, cooking and baking together.

Mobile: 970-227-1859

Contact the Foundation:

Phone: 720-652-8208


Located in the Lincoln School Building. 619 Bowen Street. Longmont, CO 80501.

Mailing address:

St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation
P.O. Box 2598
Longmont, CO 80502-2598

Donations can be sent to the mailing address. Please make checks payable to “St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation or SVVSEF”

Thank you to all our supporters!