Administrator, Board Secretary
A Colorado resident since 2001, Ms. Marlatt’s professional life began in Paris, France where she worked from 1978 -1980 in the International Sales department of a French music publisher. Upon returning to the States, her twenty-year career in retail management and buying included positions with a dancewear manufacturer in Chicago, IL, followed by major department store companies in Las Vegas, NV, Los Angeles, CA, and Chicago, IL. From 1995-2001, Ms. Marlatt was employed by MGM Mirage Resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada, developing logo product for its many hotel/casino properties and production shows. Ms. Marlatt worked as an Administrative Assistant to Christopher and Susan Tribble of Versatile Productions, Inc. from 2002 through 2008, helping them to launch True Media Foundation. She is currently employed as part-time staff, attending to all administrative aspects of True Media. She has also served as Board Secretary since the organization’s inception in January, 2005, and has been instrumental in helping to move True Media Foundation forward through the years.
Ms. Marlatt is married to Richard Backe, a building contractor and energy efficiency expert, for whom she works as office manager and bookkeeper. In addition, she is a free-lance property manager.