Board of Directors

Mary Gonzales

Mary is a former Management Analyst with the Federal Government and has been working with Help the Needy since 2002. She served as the Administrator for the Forest Fire Victims Task Force, during the Haymen Fire, and then as the Director of Administration for Help the Needy. She was selected as the CEO of Help the Needy when Greg Schilling retired in 2008 and passed the reins on to Vince Scarlata.

Mike Hazelwood

Mike is the owner of Hazelwood Computer Support, Inc. He began his career in Wichita KS. in 1977, and has been servicing computers in southern Colorado since 1980. He established his own company in 1986, servicing banks and Savings and Loans. The company has evolved into networks and business class computer systems. He is an active member of the local community charity support systems, including Ute Pass Historical Society and Help the Needy.

Eileen Zytka

Eileen is the owner of Zytke Mortgage of the Rockies. She and her family moved to Chipita Park in 1974 and in 1976 Eileen went into the automotive industry and eventually became General Manager of Gene Osborn Lincoln Mercury and also General Manager for Phil Long Mitsubishi. In 1999 she decided to go into the mortgage business, establishing her company in 2000. Eileen has been helping people with their mortgage needs and continues to work and look for new solutions to important issues.

Deb Idleman

Deb has been a resident of Woodland Park since 1995. She is a Navy Veteran, and continues to support military efforts through volunteer work in the community. Deb has a degree in Marketing, and has worked in that field for over 20 years in the areas of public relations, customer service, marketing, media relations, non-profit support, event coordination, fundraising and other related activities. Deb is currently a realtor and has teamed up with her husband, Tom, to form The Idleman Group with HomeSmart Realty Group. Her love for the community in which she serves is evident in the volunteer opportunities she has been involved with through the years, including, PTO, Lighter Side of Christmas Parade, Habitat for Humanity, Help the Needy, Our Lady of the Woods, Boy Scouts, American Legion, Prom Dress Event Founder, Mountain Music Festival, Colorado Festival of World Theatre, Ute Pass Symphony Guild, Relay for Life, Yule Log Hunt Founder, LO2 Music Festival, and OktoberFest.

Steve Jerosolw

Steve Jeroslow was born in New York City and raised mostly in northern New Jersey. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from New York University and a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University Law School in Newark, New Jersey. He was admitted to the New Jersey and Washington, D. C. bars and spent a career in the Air Force and the private defense industry. He completed the last half of his career with the Lockheed Martin Corporation in Austin and Fort Worth, Texas, retiring in 2008 to Woodland Park. He has been a member of several local Boards and a volunteer for many organizations, including the Hospital Foundation, the Lions Club, the Teller Senior Coalition, the Manitou Incline, the Woodland Aquatic Project, Main Street, Help the Needy, and the Teller County Resource Group. He and his wife Debby have three grown children and ten grandchildren. Steve enjoys running, hiking, climbing, gardening, and traveling.

Anne Mallett

Anne was born in Massachusetts, raised in Connecticut and moved to Woodland Park in 1979 after attending the University of Massachusetts. Her experience includes working in the utility and engineering sectors with responsibilities encompassing resource management, project management and business analysis. She, along with her husband, Rick, raised their three sons in Woodland Park, and have owned and operated Mallett Excavating since 1999. Along with their sons, Rick and Anne have three wonderful “daughters” and 4 awesome grandchildren, all residing in Woodland Park. Anne has been a volunteer for the Woodland Park Saddle Club, Youth Athletic Association, and Teller Safe Harbor, as well as the Help the Needy

Chief Executive Officer

Sue Greene

Sue retired from the Air Force in 2000. While in the military, she worked in the area of communications and computer operations. She did long range funding and strategic planning for United States Air Forces Europe and US European Command. She provided information technology support for numerous military operations in Panama and the Gulf region. She holds a MS in Management and a BS in Chemistry. She moved to Teller County in 2005, when she bought The UPS Store. Since 2005, she has served as the President of the Marketing Co-Op for 18 The UPS Store’s in Southern Colorado for 8 years, numerous board positions with the Pikes Peak Woodland Park Lions Club receiving several national awards, served at President of the Woodland Park Retail Alliance, volunteer for the Ute Pass Historical Society and several other local community events. She sold her business and retired in 2020, and now enjoys spending time with family, reading, hiking, and counter cross-stitching.

Advisor

Vince Scarlata

Former CEO for Help the Needy for over nine years, Vince was reared in the Bronx, and received his higher education in Alabama and Massachusetts. He has an extensive background in managing sales and strategic alliances. He spent over 35 years in various high-level sales management positions selling computer systems, software and services to worldwide markets. Vince’s career began as a teacher and later moved into the high- tech field where he created and managed sales and service divisions for Fortune 500 companies. Vince also spent time volunteering as assistant development director for the Wolf Rescue Center; was a senior advisor for an online educational services company; and a Board member for high-tech start-up. He moved to Divide in 1999 with his wife, Rachel. His three children are grown, giving him the opportunity to focus on giving back to the community. Vince’s interest in Help the Needy stems from his early years in the Bronx where he saw community needs not being addressed. During his early years as a teacher he spent time volunteering as an English teacher in the poorest areas of southern Alabama. Later he taught fifth grade subjects at a Catholic grade school. In his spare time Vince writes children’s books, works as a silversmith and reads history books about medieval history, the Civil War, World War II and the Indian Wars. His intent with Help the Needy is to grow its visibility to ensure greater funding in order to best serve the needs of our clients. Vince holds an MBA in Organization Development and an M.Ed. in Secondary Education and English.

Founder

Greg Schilling

Passed away in 2018. Greg’s mother was an immigrant. He and his wife of fifty-four years are both cradle Catholics. They are the parents of seven children. The family moved to Colorado from New Jersey in 1981. Their youngest child, Andy, was brought up in Teller County. Greg founded Help the Needy in 1982, and for the first ten years was the primary/only interviewer. He was CEO from its foundation until his retirement in 2007. In the beginning HtN also gave clothing and food to the clients. As part of this project HtN distributed Federal Commodities as well as food collected locally. These activities were later given to other agencies.