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Marylouise White-Petteruti (aka Duck) leads the Domus Pacis Family Respite team as CEO/Founder. She has degrees in mathematics and computer science from the University of Illinois and focused on marketing and quantitative analysis while earning an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Prior to “retiring”, Marylouise honed her technical skill during short stints at Alberto-Culver and Motorola. A 25-year career at the Leo Burnett Company exposed Duck to the “best bar none” of professional colleagues and the constant challenge to reach higher and higher; culminating in achieving the position of Senior Vice President, with responsibility for Starcom’s global strategic information management.

Steeled by exceptional parents and influenced by a strong Dominican education, Duck knew deep within her soul the expertise and financial stability gained from a formidable corporate career needed to be applied to a significant corporal endeavor – the family respite program inspiration.    Hence, she developed Domus Pacis Family Respite from an idea in 2001 - through strategic planning, incorporation, network creation, launch and continued outreach.  With the constant support of Vince, her husband of 40-plus years, Duck feels the journey has truly been a blessed one.

Duck is one of six siblings, proud mom to two thirty-something blessings and Nana to three energetic grandsons.  When her joints allow, she and Vince seek to canoe on lakes and rivers, and hike through forests that renew the soul, rest the mind and bring smiles to their tired faces.

Maggie Butler joined the Domus Pacis Family Respite team in 2016 as Program Manager.  Upon earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Illinois State University, she joined the Washington, DC congressional office of Congressman Jerry Weller.  She also served as Director of Press Relations for the national water conservation office of Trout Unlimited.  In 2001, Maggie took a position with the Town of Silverthorne as Marketing and Pavilion Coordinator, leading the town’s effort in creating community through cultural and events development.  In the eight years prior to joining DPFR, she managed advertising sales. 

Maggie was drawn to DPFR by her heart.  Her service to others in need through purposeful work brings her a great deal of fulfillment.  You can see it in Maggie’s ready smile and respectful interactions with the entire Domus Pacis family.  Her compassion, spirit and hard work has benefited a number of organizations. Maggie always has her hands in one volunteer effort or another, ranging from serving as a founding board member for Silvana’s Community Gardens in Silverthorne, past board member of High Country Conservation Center - to current board member of the Women’s Resource Center.  She attends Dillon Community Church.

She and her husband, Bruce have been married for 18 years and enjoy a strong partnership in the raising of their teenage daughter, Bella.  When not giving of herself to others, Maggie loves to garden, fly fish, cook and entertain, dance at outdoor performances and hike with their dogs.  

Claudia McClintock, our newest staff member, is a part-time Outreach Coordinator for DPFR.  Claudia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Miami University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Colorado – Denver.  She has worked in the non-profit sector for over 20 years, holding a variety of fund development and leadership positions in the areas of education and human services; including the Colorado League of Charter Schools, Marillac Clinic, Child & Migrant Services and as a non-profit consultant.

Claudia was first introduced to DPFR in July 2016, when she and her late husband, David Pipe and their family were the grateful recipients of a respite stay in a lovely, large condo in Breckenridge, CO.  The impact of that experience on the family touched her deeply and she started volunteering as a member of DPFR’s Family Circle in her hometown of Grand Junction, Colorado.  In July 2017, she was honored and pleased to be asked to utilize her skills as a member of the DPFR staff.  What she loves most about her work is helping nominees to overcome the real or perceived obstacles to participating in a respite stay.

Claudia is an energetic, outdoor enthusiast.  When not guiding and engaging in the lives of her six children (five daughters, one son; ages 20–26), she enjoys all manner of outdoor activities; hiking, biking, rafting, running, camping and skiing.  The only time she sits still is when reading or attending a live music performance.  This summer, she discovered her penchant (aka luck) at growing monster zucchinis and tomatoes for all.