Board of Directors

Family Holiday Promise is lead by a diverse group of individuals dedicated to helping kids from low-income families enjoy the promise of the holidays. Family Holiday Promise is led by a Board of Trustees, comprised of committed individuals who volunteer their time and energy to support the organization's mission and vision. The Trustees are not compensated for their services.

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Brittany Smith

Founder & Executive Director

Brittany is passionate about families in Colorado. With a bachelor's degree in business managment and nearly 5 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.

She brings to Family Holiday Promise expertise in donor acquisition, fundraising, building strategic partnerships, and event management.

Brittany founded Family Holiday Promise to bring a smile to the faces of disadvantaged children during the holidays and reduce the financial stress of families living in poverty. Because she believes every child should get to experience the joy of the holidays despite their circumstances.

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Ari Marie Sharp

Board Member

Ari is dedicated to helping others whenever she can. She is a strong but compassionate leader who is kind-hearted and hopes to significantly impact the lives of others. Having received her Associates of Science degree in 2019, she is continuing her education with aspirations to earn a Bachelors of Biochemistry with a concentration in environmental conservation.

As a child, her family would sponsor families by providing their Christmas presents, food and decorations. Ari wanted to take this a step further by helping families celebrate more holidays than just Christmas. She was ecstatic to be given the opportunity to do just that through Family Holiday Promise. 


Nicole Sganga

Board Member

Nicole is a passionate and involved team member. Always putting others first, she will strive to make sure that everything she does is done with love. When she worked alongside homeless men and women in Los Angeles, her heart broke for those that had next to nothing. She promised to herself that she will do anything within her means to give others experiences that will make them smile. She cares more about an experience and a memory rather than a dollar. She wants to make sure that no child is overlooked and will do whatever she can to make sure that each kid will be able to remember the holidays with happiness.


Katie Hatfield.

Board Member

Katie is a Colorado native born and raised in Arvada in a 108-year-old Barn House. During her childhood as the youngest of 6 kids, her mother instilled in her a heart for giving and a passion for the community, which she has continued to act upon in her adult life. As a passionate entrepreneur and businesswoman, Katie Brings with her a devotion to Colorado Families and an ever willingness to grown and learn always one to say "yes" and help where she can.  

Join our board of directors

Are you passionate about helping disadvantaged children enjoy the promise of the holidays? Do you have the time and skills to dedicate to helping a nonprofit achieve its mission?  If so, we hope you’ll apply to join our Board of Directors.