Our Team

Board of Directors

Andrew Smith, Chair

Andrew Smith is a husband and father of two, youth pastor, and oil lease attendant living in Yuma, Colorado. Mr. Smith has served on the Board of Directors since 2017, currently serving as Chair of the Board. He and his wife enjoy hunting and being active in the community. Mr. Smith also serves on the Yuma United Making Advances committee and as deacon in the Yuma First Baptist Church.

Paula Crook, Vice-Chair

Paula Crook joined the Board of Directors October 2019 and serves as our Vice Chair. She is our Baby Bottle Coordinator and does volunteer work at our Brush location. Paula also serves on the Brush Tree Board since 2017 and is a retired Real Estate Broker Owner/Realtor from the Denver Metro Area. After she and her husband retired, God led them from Arvada to Morgan County in December 2016. She and her husband have four grown children, six grandchildren, and one great grandson. She and her husband enjoy taking walks, serving in their church, and doing home improvement projects.

Teresa Munday, Secretary/Treasurer

Teresa Munday is a Certified Public Accountant, pastor's wife, church secretary, and mother of three grown children living in Brush, CO. Teresa's husband, Shannon, has been pastor of Platte Valley Baptist Church in Fort Morgan since 1997. Teresa has served on the Board of Directors since 2018. She currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer on the Board. She enjoys serving her church family, reading, crafting, and cooking.

Faye Barnhart, Executive Director

Faye Barnhart serves as Executive Director since July 2015. Faye is a Life Affirming Specialist, Relationship Educator, and Subject Matter Expert in the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault. With Master's work in Organizational Leadership, Faye has spent her career in ministry and began helping Pregnancy Centers in 1991. She is the wife of a farmer and mother to four grown children, including an adopted special needs son, and "Grammy" to two sweet little miracles. She loves holding babies, mentoring women to reach for their dreams, and educating the next generation.

Dr. Julia Trevino- Emerson, MD

Dr. Julia Trevino- Emerson, MD, oversees medical services as Medical Director in Northeast Colorado. She is a board-certified Family Physician who practices Obstetrics, licensed in the states of Colorado and Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with an MD degree and completed her residency in Denver, at Rose Medical Center. She also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Resource Center in Greeley, CO. Having faced an unplanned pregnancy early in her career, she is passionate about helping women during a vulnerable time in their lives. She is the mother of five children and resides with her husband of twenty years.

Our Staff

Faye Barnhart - Executive Director

Dr. Julia Trevino-Emerson, MD - Medical Director

Loraine Speicher, RN, BSN - Nurse Manager

Jill Steimer - Student Services, Sterling Director

Missy Schmidt - Administrative Assistant


Volunteer Staff

Marie Tamasy - Holyoke Site Director

Cari-Jo Oestman - Holyoke Assistant Director

Kiley Rose - Yuma Site Director

Dixie Fagerlin - After-Abortion Care Coordinator

Ellie Beal - Bookkeeper

Persephone James - Data Entry

Jeremy Weathers - Technical Assistance