“I will forever be grateful to the Lindsey Vonn Foundation for giving me this opportunity to represent them, and helping me become closer to my goals as a ski racer.”

Abigail received $5,000 dollars for a skiing scholarship allowing her to travel to Zermatt, Switzerland to train.


We believe all youth can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and
can change the world.

LVF Board Members

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey's ski career has taught her to never give up. As she continues to overcome obstacles, she wants to use her experience to help girls follow their dreams. Lindsey is dedicating her future to ensuring young girls are ready to conquer the world.

Sue Dorf

Sue has represented over a dozen professional and Olympic athletes, including Lindsey Vonn, during her 17 year career as an Olympic athlete agent and sports marketing consultant. Her brand development, marketing skills and relationships with the media and top athletes will help guide the Lindsey Vonn Foundation.

Mark Ervin

Mark is a Senior Vice President at IMG, he oversees client management for Olympic and Action Sports athletes. He has worked with Lindsey for over a decade, his understanding of her personal and brand values will help guide the LVF.

Laura Kildow

As Executive Director, Laura is focused on translating our mission into action for young girls, future leaders and LVF supporters. Her background and passion for writing helps reach the community, tell the stories and bring our efforts to life in a meaningful way.

Mark Castell

Mark is a CPA who has been in practice for 30 years. Over that period of time he has served in various capacities with several public charities and private foundations. He has helped establish and act as the tax advisor to some of the largest athlete foundations.

Mary Noyes

Mary lives, works, and plays under a family-built entrepreneurial roof supported by two pioneer structures: Play-Doh and Aircast. Mary is currently involved with Steadman Phillipon Research Foundation, ACL Study group, USSA, The Nantucket Project, Maine Center for Creativity, and Portland Ovations.

Karin Kildow

Lindsey’s sister Karin shares the passion and vision to grow the foundation and impact as many girls as possible. As a marketing specialist at Red Bull, Karin brings a background of event management, athlete marketing, and non-profit work such as Wings For Life World Run.

Brett Goodman

Brett is the General Counsel of the NBC Sports Group, head of the business and legal affairs team and extensively involved in NBC Universal's Olympic coverage. He has seen first-hand the powerful impact that today's role models in sports and popular culture can have on tomorrow's leaders.

Advisory Council

Joe Goddard

Joe has 20 years experience and a holistic view of communications that helps global brands succeed. His dedication and passion for empowerment will help LVF and the next generation of girls win big.

Emily Campbell

Emily is founder and creative director of Bella Design & Planning. As one of Colorado’s most respected event planners, she has spent the past two decades creating incredible celebrations throughout the state, in over 40 countries, and on five continents. Emily’s industry expertise and vast network of creative partners come together to produce exceptional events for LVF, including the foundation’s annual fundraiser in Vail.

Angela Duckworth

Angela is the Founder/CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development. She is also the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, faculty co-director of the Penn-Wharton Behavior Change For Good Initiative, and faculty co-director of Wharton People Analytics. Her book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, is a #1 NYT best seller.

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