Executive Committee
Taffy Lee, Board Chair
Juliana Fajardo, Vice Chair, Chair of Governance and Nominating Committee
Kim Keith, Chair of Finance and Infrastructure Committee
Vernon Jones, Jr., Chair of Development and External Affairs Committee
Debra Kalish, Chair of Program Policy and Evaluation Committee

Kathleen M. BrendzaGypsum
Education Consultant
Hugo CordovaDenver
Director of Video Production and Marketing
Reel Positive
Alex EgriLa Junta
Deputy State Public Defender
Elizabeth (Beth) EtterFort Collins
Director of Communications
CSU College of Liberal Arts
Juliana A. FajardoDenver
Community Leader
Cristina GolettiGreeley
Dean, College of Performing and Visual Arts
University of Northern Colorado
Amy HoevenFort Collins
Community Leader
Will C. HoldenDenver
Director of Communications & Storytelling
Gary Community Ventures
Vernon Jones, Jr.Denver
Principal, Jones Advocacy & Policy Group, LLC
Debra S. KalishGrand Junction
Community Leader
Kimberly D. KeithSteamboat Springs
Executive Director
Steamboat Creates
Taffy LeeDenver
Community Leader
Omar MontgomeryDenver
Director of Equity, Culture, and Community Engagement
Cherry Creek School District
William PhilpottDenver
Associate Professor of History
University of Denver
Leah Davis WitherowColorado Springs
Curator of History
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum


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