We help promote self-sufficiency by re-using and repurposing items, as well as giving access to tools and the skills to use them through membership.
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Completely Volunteer run Community
We practice what we preach
SOLID STATE DEPOT - A COMMUNITY MAKER SPACE
We are a charitable organization focused on the self IMPROVEMENT of people and neighborhoods by BUILDING the knowledge and awareness of the COMMUNITY around us
MEET OUR TEAM
Just a handful of the people PASSIONATELY COMMITTED to protecting the future of Making and DIY, for our generation and most importantly FOR GENERATIONS TO COME
President: Oleh Kramarchuk
Current President of SSD, and head of the Executive Committee, well versed in running the details of a non-profit. Having served 3 years as our President and a current Board member, he's an invaluable leader.
Operations: Andrew Adare
Charged with Operations and leading the operations committee, Andrew brings organization and skills to our team of impassioned volunteers and members. Directing broad projects to improve SSD, as well as day to day operating responsibilities.
Marketing: Jacob Dodd
Head of Marketing and the marketing committee, Board Member, and woodworking enthusiast, Jacob helps to bring SSD to a wider audience with online publications, classes, and outreach, bringing our mission to more individuals.
Board: Ed Sandor
Ed Sandor is a second term board member, and electronics enthusiast, with an interest in 3D printing, microelectronics, and all things computing. Helping to guide the organization through a level headed approach and risk assessment.
Board: Stephen Chavez
When Stephen isn't pouring his all into SSD, ensuring that we encourage access for all and pushing our mission, he's vehemently working on hacking his wheelchair to be even more awesome, allowing him speech, mobility, and friendship with those that get involved!
Board: Craig DuBois
A fairly recent addition to Colorado, but much appreciated! Craig offers his perspective having run a private maker shop, as well as bringing a wealth of knowledge, teaching, and equipment to SSD in the metal shop. He's also the primary constructor of our access ramp!
Board: Forrest Marvin
Forrest is a multiple term board member, as well as previous Operations chief. His background in tech and large organizations helps us to look at a bigger picture outside of the many many small wins and challenges we experience as a non-profit organization.
VP: Brandon Skari
VP of SSD, and prior multi-term President. Helping to enroll and facilitate new memberships, Brandon believes deeply in the ethos at SSD, to help make more people self sufficient and learn new skills at the same time!
Treasurer: Tim Pegg
Tim is our trusted Treasurer, with many years of experience and prior tenure on the Board of Directors, he's able to intimately know the inner workings of SSD and how everything lines up - ensuring that your donations go to where it's needed most!
CTO: Todd Lawall
Todd is our CTO, responsible for building the strong digital infrastructure that's a necessity in our modern age, whether that's teaching computer controlled smart lighting, or maintaining our computers, which allows us to focus on getting more people making, doing and buidling.