Board of Directors

DUS has 15 voting board members; 100% of our board contributes to the organization

  • Tom May, Board Chair, Executive Committee

    Vice President/Partner, Lockton Co.

    Background in fiscal management, insurance issues, development strategies/implementation
    Resides in Denver, CO
    3rd term ends 10/2015

  • Joe Kelloff, Vice Board Chair, Development Committee Chair, Executive Committee

    Business Development Dir., McElvain Energy

    Expertise in donor prospecting, special events
    2nd term ends 1/2016

  • Lyle Wallace, Board Secretary, Development Committee

    Attorney, Baker Law

    Experience with non-profit law and special event expertise
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 1/2016

  • Lawrence J. Byrne (non-voting member)

    Retired

    Founder of Denver Urban Scholars, healthcare expert, entrepreneur, donor
    Resides in Denver, CO
    5th term ends 10/2015

  • Patrick Byrne, Executive Director/President (non-voting member)

    Nonprofit management, fundraiser, mentor
    Resides in Denver, CO

  • Ran Bellows

    Retired President of COBE Laboratories

    30+years of corporate management, organizational leadership/management
    Resides in Golden, CO
    3rd term ends 12/2015

  • Mike Brown, Board Treasurer, Finance Committee, Executive Committee

    Branch Manager/Vice President, Morgan Stanley

    Expertise in financial management, investment strategies, and fundraising
    Resides in Denver, CO
    1st term ends 12/2015

  • Amanda Campbell, Program Committee

    Adjunct Faculty Liaison, University of Denver and Metropolitan State University of Denver

    Extensive background in non-profit management, program development and evaluation, and Clinical Supervisor (LCSW)
    Resides in Golden, CO
    1st term ends 6/2015

  • Christopher Dunne

    Vice President, Arrowpoint Partners

    Expertise in fundraising and financial management; leadership; private equity
    Denver resident
    2nd term ends 9/2015

  • Rosa Garcia

    Parent of DUS Graduate

    Provides insight into needs of our parents
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 12/2015

  • Gloria Heyer, Development Committee,
    The Class Act Revenue Committee Co-Chair

    Retired Legal Administrator, Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff + Ragonetti

    Mentor for 18 years, expertise in marketing and special events, fundraising
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 10/2016

  • Rebecca Holmes, Program Committee Chair, Executive Committee

    Associate Commissioner, Colorado Department of Education

    Expertise in academic issues for high-risk youth, K-12 education, organizational leadership and strategic planning
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 12/2015

  • Tom Kimball, Marketing Committee

    Assistant VP, Land Title Guarantee

    Mentor, Denver business leader, fundraising expertise
    Resides in Denver, CO
    3rd term ends 5/2015

  • Elaine Schoch, Marketing Committee

    Community Leader

    Extensive marketing and communications experience; fundraising and strategic planning
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 1/2016

  • Jared Schoch, Executive Committee

    Principal, Turning Point Energy

    Expertise in fundraising and organizational development
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 1/2016

  • Noel Wickwar, Development,
    The Class Act Revenue Co-Chair

    Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

    Expertise in finance and fundraising
    Resides in Denver, CO
    2nd term ends 1/2016