Dorotha Graham Cicchinelli, BASW, LCCE, MNM, Founder
Executive Director and Group Facilitator

A social worker with many years of experience in helping families cope with the grief of child loss, Dorotha co-founded, directed and facilitated the first Fetal & Newborn Loss Program in Colorado. She is an ASPO-certified childbirth educator/parenting instructor, and has published in Fetal and Newborn Loss publications. Dorotha is also an associate clinical professor at the University of Colorado Medical School.


Veronika Hunter

Rosa Derieux
Vice President

Rosie joined the CPNL board in 2015. Before joining the board, Rosie utilized the services provided by CPNL when she lost her twins at 22 weeks gestation. CPNL opened its arms to her and provided the support needed. She has first-hand knowledge of what many think could never happen to them. Because of the support received from CPNL, Rosie was able to work through her grief and go on to have a healthy daughter. She now volunteers as a host parent. Rosie is a trial attorney who spends her time playing with her daughter, running 5Ks and hiking.

Danielle Gianola

Marvin Hersh


Marvin has over 35 years of experience in the medical product and device industries. He has help positions at New Dimensions in Medicine, American Hospital Supply and Baxter Healthcare. Additionally, he served as a consultant specializing in medical product marketing and sales. He spent 13 years with Parker Medical, a ground-breaking, innovative airway management device company, and retired in 2011 after serving as its president. Marvin is currently acting as CEO of ProtechSure, Inc.

Board of Directors
Executive Director

Veronika was born and raised in Central Indiana. She studied Anthropology and Nursing at Indiana University, and then moved to Colorado in 1994. Veronika spent over 16 years in the financial industry as a licensed broker before deciding to focus 100 percent of her efforts on family by taking on the role of stay at home mother. In 2012 she and her husband experienced the devastating loss of their newborn daughter. They utilized the services of Colorado Pregnancy and Newborn Loss, taking full advantage of the program and its healing effects after such a deeply painful and powerful experience. She and her husband later participated in the Pregnancy After Loss program as well. Because of the profound impact of losing an infant and the role CPNL played in the healing process Veronika joined the board in 2016 in an effort to help others who walk this path.

Rich Ericson


Rich was born and raised in Salt Lake City, played quarterback for Weber State University and coached football at the Division One level for 10 years at Weber State and Utah State Universities as offensive coordinator. He now coaches individuals on how to invest safely in their retirement plans. He has had his own radio program and was featured in Fox Business News emphasizing risk-free investments. Rich received his Bachelor's Degree in Communications and his Master's Degree in Education from Weber State University. He is currently licensed to sell Property & Casualty, Life, and Health Insurance, as well as annuities.

Danielle joined the CPNL board in 2016 after several years as a volunteer and host parent for CPNL’s loss support program. In 2009, she and her husband experienced the death of their son, who was born several months premature. They are forever grateful for CPNL’s loss support and Pregnancy After Loss programs and believe that all parents experiencing a loss should have access to high quality grief support and education. Danielle is a consumer insights research manager with SapientRazorfish. She likes to spend her free time with her family, hiking, and traveling.

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