“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.”

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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

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Lindsey Vonn

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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.

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Sue Dorf

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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.

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Mark Ervin

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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.

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Laura Kildow

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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.

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Mark Castell

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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.

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Mary Noyes

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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.

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Karin Kildow

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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.

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Brett Goodman

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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.

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Ylka van Bemmel Reiss

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Ylka is VP of Strategic Alliances at iD Tech and passionate about making the world as it should be. With 30 years of leadership and business success, Ylka has a proven track record of strategic thinking, inspirational leadership, innovation, and building transformational programs. She is known for her ability to cultivate complex partnerships and align collective goals.

Advisory Council

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Joe Goddard

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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.

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Emily Campbell

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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.

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Angela Duckworth

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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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Lindsay Sealey

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Lindsay Sealey is the founder and CEO of Bold New Girls, a company designed to empower girls through education and personal growth and development. She is also the author of Growing Strong Girls: Practical Tools to Cultivate Connection in the Preteen Years. Lindsay earned an M.A. in Educational Leadership from San Diego State University. A passionate girl champion, with diverse public speaking experience, she has worked in consulting, curriculum development, and special education for more than 15 years.

Interested in volunteering, mentoring or joining our staff?

Interested in becoming a partner?

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The Lindsey Vonn Foundation is honored to work with these generous partners. If you are interested in contributing in any way, large or small, please contact us.

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