April is the Vice President of Programs at the Telluride Foundation. She has been with the Foundation since 2005 managing its nonprofit building capacity efforts, grant program, and initiatives. Prior to joining the Foundation, April had a consulting business, where she provided nonprofit and government organizations with grant writing, legal, project management, strategic planning, and land use planning assistance. She was a planner and the Open Space & Recreation Director for San Miguel County from 1991 to 1999. She has a BA degree in Government from the University of Virginia and received her law degree from the University of Virginia in 1989. She is currently a member of the Colorado Bar and serves on the boards for the West End Economic Development Council, American Whitewater, San Miguel Water Conservancy District, and the Southwest River Basin Roundtables.