Our Employees

17 Years

Deena Ziegler

Director 16 YEARS

Deena Ziegler (Executive Director) has been employed with Prairie Family Center for the last 14 years and was promoted into her current position 5 years ago. She is a passionate leader who pays strict attention to our programs' fidelity, each family's needs and each one of her staff members - making sure they have time for their families as well. Deena is available to assist staff and participants in creating a strength-based approach to advocacy. Deena works closely with the Board of Directors to assure adequate cash flow and plans for financial sustainability.  (deena@prairiefamilycenter.com)

Kelly Mullis

5 YEARS

Marilyn Ziegler

Kelly Mullis is a Family Development Specialist at Prairie Family Center she has been with us for 5 years. She is a mom of two, Kelly has previous experience in both elderly and children settings. Kellys experience from past work and life experiences is an assest to the organization. Kelly favilitates CSFP (Senior Commoditoes), Link2feed, data entry and our new program for seniors called Circle Talk, she also helps facilitate CATCH, Mom talk family support services, the mobile food bank an our in office food bank.

Kathy Lee

Kelli Bandy

5 Years

Kelli Bandy has been working for Prairie Family Center since July 2023. She moved to the area in the summer of 2021 and loves to garden, read, and bake. She and her husband are always outside with their two little daughters chasing their cows, chickens and cats on their mini homestead. Kelly has her Associates Degree in Youth Ministry and helps with multiple children's programs and music at her church in town. She has been helping with data entry and is involved with out Mom Talk Program.

 

Samantha Stout

1 Year

She is a mother of 4 allowing her to be able to provide parenting tips, guidance and empathy to our families. Even with her busy schedule she just graduated with a bachelor's degree in Christian Ministry. 

Aimee assists PFC with All About Being a Teen, Nurturing Parenting and attending various collaboration meetings around our community. Aimee is able to administer Data Entry from her home so she can still be the best mom for her kiddos.  

Kathy has been the rock of our organization giving us over twenty years of employment and expertise.She has handed over the reins of Early Childhood Coordinator to Kobi. Kathy works part-time for us now. She is the welcoming face of PFCsitting at the front desk providing Family Development and case management. Kathy is compassionate about helping families set attainable goals. She follows up with families with progress, resources and encouragement. Kathy is co-facilitator of a senior group called Circle Talk. This  is a group with rich conversation that allows participants to share life stories and experiences.  

Marilyn  has spent 9 years wokring at Prairie Family Center. She creates and updates the layout of our website and keeps our social media accounts current with news and happenings. 

9 YEARS

Kobi Seymour

Kobi Seymour began her employment with Prairie Family Center in August 2021 as the Early Childhood Education Coordinator. She teaches kids about exercise through the CATCH program, nutrition through the Exploring Foods Program and school readiness Literacy for Little Ones program. Kobi also does Sensory Activities in the Summer. She has been a single mother for 9 years. Kobi has had many years of training in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in schools and daycares. She has also been employed to do respite care for her disabled little brother for several years. Kobi has experience with elder care, working in nursing homes and now is also a part-time caregiver for her own grandparents. Kobi has spent the majority of her life taking care of and loving the people around her, and doing a great job at it. Kobi takes pride in her job and all of the people in her care. She is a wonderful asset to the Prairie Family Center team!

3 Years

Danielle Herres

Danielle resides in Iowa with her family including two children while working for PFC for the last 4 years doing our bookkeeping and our grant writing. She has been in accounting for 20 years including healthcare in both for profit and nonprofit companies before working for PFC.  She is currently enrolled at Colorado State University pursuing her bachelor's degree in accounting with a criminal justice emphasis.

4.5 YEARS

Ginger Brandy

Debbie Hilton-Delinsky

Destinee Fernandez

Brisa

Manuel Arias

Ginger began working at Prairie Family Center January of 2022. She does case management, various office duties, as well as helps with the food bank.She is an avid gardener and we are thrilled to bring her expertise and develop gardening curriculum and programs to our organization. Ginger,is a mom of 5 kiddos and a grandma. She leads our Mom Talk where she encourages, shares and guides young moms. She says she is blessed to be a part of this organization, and we are blessed to have her. 

Debbie came to PFC as a volunteer and helped us with the move to our new building, so of course we offered this gem a job. She helps us in the thrift store. In her past life Debbie was a chef, so she has assisted with Cooking Matters. She brings a variety of expertise to our organization. 

 

Manual Arias has  lived in the area for 44 years. He has been a cook for 35 of those years. He looks forward to being available to translate and advocate for Spanish speaking families. Many of his hobbies include playing the guitar. Manuel was a single parent and now has six grandchildren. 

 

 3Years

 2.5 Years

2 Years

2 Years

New Employee

Destinee, was raised in Burlington and has been here for most of her life. She mainly work in the thrift store and enjoys helping the customers and helping them find items that bring them joy. Her hobbies include painting and drawing.