NHDF StaffDonald E. Addy - President
Mr. Addy is a graduate of Kansas State University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Flour Milling Technology. His business career spans 40 years in general management and senior executive positions in the food industry, sporting optics, fishing tackle, and as Partner in Caswell International Corporation, Minneapolis, MN until the company was sold in 2003. Most recently, Mr. Addy co-founded The Citizen Soldier Connection, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting soldiers and their families. Mr. Addy has 3 daughters and lives in Colorado Springs, CO, where he also serves on the Board and as Treasurer of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Vice Chairman of The Military Affairs Council of The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, as a trustee of The Colorado Springs School and was named the Ft. Carson Good Neighbor for 2007.
Eleanor Martinez, Executive Assistant
Ms. Martinez has been associated with NHDF since 2005 when she began working as a volunteer on the Military Family Assistance Project. In 2007 she joined the staff and worked on the Symposium V program and other related projects. She is the spouse of LTC Rene Martinez, who serves NORTHCOM as the J-31 Branch Chief for Training and Exercise. Eleanor has a bachelor's degree from The University of Colorado Colorado Springs in Sociology and Women's Studies. She has 3 children, ages 16, 11, and 6.
Eleanor is also the Executive Director of The Citizen Soldier Connection, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting soldiers and families at Ft. Carson, CO, and was named a 2009 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Richard Caldwell - Librarian
Mr. Caldwell is currently a Chief Engineer in MS-DMS for Northrop Grumman Corporation in Colorado Springs, CO. He has extensive experience in collecting and archiving literature and publications. He is a former Deputy J6 and Space Commander at USSPACECOM Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center. Mr. Caldwell is serving the Foundation in a volunteer role with the support of Northrop Grumman Corporation.