Dorotha Graham Cicchinelli, BASW, LCCE, MNM, Founder

Executive Director and Group Facilitator

A social worker with many years 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


Terry Miller, President

Rosa Derieux


Rosa Derieux, a Denver native, brings her extensive medical and analytical background to evaluate claims and strategize the defense. Prior to practicing law, Rosa received comprehensive training in the medical profession.  She received her Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences in 1997 and attended two years of medical school at New Jersey Medical School.

The knowledge and experience gained from her time in the

medical field is utilzed on a daily basis in the handling of personal

injury cases. That medicl knowledge has also been the linchpin of

her success in a number of jury trials.

Prior to joining Pryor Johnson Carney Karr Nixon, Rosa worked for

Edythe H. Kelly & Associates, in-house counsel for State Farm in

Tempe, Arizon. As in-house counsel for one of the largest

insurance carriers in the country, Rosa has comprehensive

experience litigating a wide range of cases, including automobile

accidents, homeowners issues, property damage, dog bites,

premises liability, and HOA issues. Rosa has handled cases

through all phases of litigation, including trial and/or arbitrtaion.

Her practice is focused on medical malpractice, catastrophic

personal injury and construction defect litigation defense.


Rosa returned to Colorado in 2011 and moved to Highlands Ranch

with her husband and two dogs. In 2013, Rosa added a daughter to

her family. In her free time, Rosa enjoys spending time with her

family in the beautiful Colorado outdoors. She enjoys walking the

nature trails, playing in the park with her family, listening to music,

participating in 5Ks and reading

Shauna Flege, LCSW, Secretary

Nancy English, Treasurer



She is an Advanced Practice Nurse in Psychiatric-Mental

Health Nursing and a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care

Registered Nurse. Her doctoral studies focused on eastern

philosophy and western health philosophy. Her Certification

also includes a Health Care Ethics Consultation and Thanatology

and Death Counseling. Her recent clinical focus has been in the

development and provisioon of services for families who are anticipating the death of their child. Her most

recent publication addresses the issues of Advance Care Birth

Planning for the seriously ill newborn who could die during infancy.

In 2015, a chapter she co-authored will be published in the

Handbook of Neonatology. Currently, her writings are

addressing the subject of the role of the Interdisciplinary

palliative care team and how they can better address parents'

needs who are anticipating the loss of their baby.

Marvin Hersh

Marvin has over 35 years' experience in the medical product

and device industries. He has held 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

Terry joined the CPNL board in January

2014. As a board member, Terry

represents the families at the core of

CPNL's mission. Prior to joining the

board, Terry and his wife attended

CPNL's support and Pregnancy After

Loss groups after losing their daughter.

They had  successful pregnncy after

loss, an know firsthand the significance

and value of CPNL to grieving parents,

practicioners, and kids. They now volunteer with CPNL as host parents. Terry is a member of the Trial Group of Davis Graham

& Stubbs LLP in Denver, with  practice emphasis in natural

resources litigation and intellectual property protection. Terry

has held leadership positions with a variety of charitable and

non-profit organizations, including the Colorado Lawyers

Committee and the Mile High United Way's Emerging Leaders


Rich Ericson, Vice President

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 Edcation from Weber State University. He is currently licensed to sell Property & Casualty, Life, and Health Insurance, as well as annuities

Dr. English has been involved with various aspects of palliative care since 1996.  Currently, she is an Assistant Professor, (Adjunct), at the University of Colorado, College of Nursing.  In 2001 she was co-investigator of a National Institutes of Health grant for palliative care nursing education.  This project was focused on the education of acute and home care nurses on palliative care concepts.

Shauna Fiege is a Licensed Clinical Social

Worker who has been a member of the

board since 2014. She assists with facilitating

support groups and supervising social work

interns at CPNL. Shauna works as a parent

counselor at Anchor Center for Blind Children.

She has past experience working with people

with intellectual disabilities and providing

mental health services to people in crisis and to middle school students. Shauna became involved with CPNL after her daughter Ruby was stillborn. She has also personally experienced infertility, subsequent pregnancies and early miscarriages. She is grateful to be raising three living daughters.

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