University of Denver


christopher mamaux - President 
About christopher
After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, Christopher spent the next few years serving in various Infantry assignments in the United States Army. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies.

Naomi Spilka - Vice President 
About Naomi
Naomi is a second-year Clinical Doctorate student who has completed the academic sequence for the Sturm Specialty in Military Psychology. She served as a combat sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and is currently active in the University of Denver Veteran community as Vice President of the Student Veteran Association (SVA). Additionally, Naomi is the Campus Representative of the American Psychological Association (APA)'s Military Division (Division 19) Student Association and is very passionate about connecting students interested/pursuing studies/careers in the field of psychology with the broader student and professional psychological community. Outside of her studies and community involvement Naomi enjoys [almost] anything athletic, cooking, spending time with her family and friends as well as creative writing.

mandy walker  
About mandy
Mandy served in the Air Force from 2004-2014. She first served as a linguist, then earned her commission and served as an Intelligence Officer. She is now pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Denver. She plans to pursue her LCSW, and hopes to work at the VA, where she can help military Veterans through counseling. Many is believes in holistic forms of therapy and the mind-body connection, She is is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor, and is also certified in trauma informed yoga therapy.

Jacob Kilbourn - Director of Operations 
About Jacob
Jacob served on active duty in the Air Force from 2011 to 2016. He was a RF Transmissions Technician stationed in Georgia apart of a combat communications unit. He is now a reservist at the 379th Space Range in Colorado Springs and pursuing his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He hopes to stay active in the veteran community throughout his life to support other veterans and mentor those who wish to serve.

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