Driven By Passion

The Denver Public Schools Foundation is a team of dedicated professionals committed to helping Every Child Succeed. We are all DPS.

Board of Directors

The Denver Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors consists of business and community leaders, and representative(s) from the DPS School Board of Education who believe that every child deserves an excellent education.
Jeanne Saunders

Jeanne Saunders

Chair

Owner, Saunders Financial

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Carmon Hicks

Carmon Hicks

Chair-Elect

Executive Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle

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Suzanne Kelley

Suzanne Kelley

Secretary

Regional Vice President of Human Resources, HealthOne

Jacqueline Molnar

Jacqueline Molnar

Treasurer

Community Impact Leader

Bio forthcoming

Dr. Rebecca Grant Zarret

Dr. Rebecca Grant Zarret

At-Large Member

Educator, Consultant, Coach

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Kimberly Allegretti

Kimberly Allegretti

President, Venn Travel
Attorney, McCollum Crowley, Moschet, Miller & Laak

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Mary Clark

Mary Clark

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Denver

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Ashley Dimond

Ashley Dimond

Director of Strategy at Stonebridge Companies

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Jennifer Evans

Jennifer Evans

Shareholder, Polsinelli

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Joe Fortna

Joe Fortna

Executive Vice President at FirstBank

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Dan Galemba

Dan Galemba

Vice President of Revenue Strategy and Operations at DaVita

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Ken Gooden

Ken Gooden

Executive Managing Director at Jones Lang LaSalle

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Dr. Brook Griese

Dr. Brook Griese

Clinical Psychologist and Co-Founder of Judi’s House/JAG Institute

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Sylvia Hilario

Sylvia Hilario

Corporate Controller at Burgerville LLC

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Michael Kapoor

Michael Kapoor

Vice President of Majestic Realty Colorado

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Vanecia Kerr

Vanecia Kerr

Chief Impact Officer at Mile High United Way

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Patsy Landaveri

Patsy Landaveri

Founder & Managing Member, Impacto

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Tyler Loy

Tyler Loy

Chief Financial Officer of The ONE Group

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Dr. Alex Marrero

Dr. Alex Marrero

Superintendent, Denver Public Schools

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Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Vice President, United Airlines Denver Hub

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Jonathan Narlock

Jonathan Narlock

Senior Vice President, PNC Public Finance Group

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Xóchitl Gaytán

Xóchitl Gaytán

President, DPS Board of Education

Bio Forthcoming

Ruth Rohs

Ruth Rohs

Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications/Executive Director IMA Foundation, IMA Financial Group

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David Salazar

David Salazar

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Comcast

Kwame Spearman

Kwame Spearman

CEO & Co-Owner, Tattered Cover Bookstores

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Nancy Walsh

Nancy Walsh

Vice President of Experiences & Partnerships, Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Career Opportunities

Every day, DPS Foundation invests in accelerating progress for our schools and students; connects the community to our classrooms; and inspires confidence in the promise of public education for DPS’s more than 90,000 students. If you’re interested in joining our team, please check job openings here.

We’re currently hiring!

Bookkeeper & Operations Assistant

The Bookkeeper & Operations Assistant reports to the Operations Manager and supports the executive leadership team in service to the organization. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative support related tasks, and with technical expertise and organizational skills to work independently and juggle competing priorities with little supervision. Exhibiting excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail as well as maintaining confidentiality are equally important.

Part-Time Finance Controller

The Controller’s primary responsibilities include processing financial transactions including donations, accounts payable, and reconciliations as well as assistance with certain grants and/or gifts.  The Controller will be responsible for developing tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the executive leadership team and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations. They will oversee budgeting and the implementation of budgets to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally.

Team Members

Richard Tagle

Richard Tagle

President & CEO

Traci Brooks

Traci Brooks

Operations Manager

Hannah Cooper

Hannah Cooper

Corporate Engagement Intern

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Sara Hazel

Sara Hazel

Vice President of Development

Lauren Lindgren

Lauren Lindgren

Grants Management Officer

Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin

Development Officer

Ashley Muramoto

Ashley Muramoto

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Kimberly Reynders

Kimberly Reynders

Database Manager

Samantha Rogan

Samantha Rogan

Events and Communications Specialist

Sierra Schneider

Sierra Schneider

Events Intern

Erin Shelby

Erin Shelby

Development Specialist

Leslie Vasquez

Leslie Vasquez

Communications Intern

Katie Wienecke

Katie Wienecke

Corporate Engagement Officer

1860 Lincoln Street, 10th Floor
Denver, Colorado 80203-7301
p: (720) 423-3553
f: (720) 423-3968
e: info@dpsfoundation.org