RMP Board of Directors

The RMP Board of Directors supports the mission and work of our schools by using their expertise and experience to support and provide oversight of our network. Meetings are held at various points in the year. All meetings begin at 7:30 am and are located at Rocky Mountain Prep Fletcher (10455 East 25th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80010) unless otherwise noted on the public notice posted 24 hours prior to the meeting. 

Our remaining board meetings for the 2017-18 school year are scheduled as follows:

  • April 20: 7:30 – 9:30 am

  • June 8: 7:30 – 9:30 am


The agenda for each meeting will be posted publicly at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting on this website and in the school’s front office.

For information on open records requests, please view our official board policy.

Please contact us if you wish to make a public comment at our next meeting. We allocate 20 minutes for public comment and will ask speakers be respectful of each other’s time allocations as they present. Thank you.
 

Lee White, Board Chair

Executive Vice President, George K. Baum & Company

Lee participates in a number of professional and civic organizations and has served as a Trustee of the Colorado Historical Society, the Greater Denver Corporation and is a member of the Colorado Forum and the Mile High Club. He was Chairman of the Clayton Foundation and President & CEO of the Stapleton Redevelopment Foundation. Lee was elected to the Denver Board of Education in 1996 and served for four years. He served as Chair of the Denver Public Schools Pro-Comp Trust and as Chair of Downtown Denver Inc. for two years.


Jill Hamilton Anschutz, Vice Chair

Independent Consultant

Jill is an independent consultant who helps organizations build capacity and expertise in persuasive communications. She previously served as director of communications for Denver Institute for Faith & Work and as a principal at SE2, a public opinion communications firm. She brings expertise in crafting messaging and strategic communications to influence public issues in Colorado. 


Taggart Hansen, Finance Chair 

Vice President, Labor and Employment, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

A product of the Denver Public School System, Tag attended DPS schools from 1st grade through his graduation from Denver’s East High School. Upon attaining his double major in Political Science and Black World Studies from Miami University of Ohio, and his JD from the Yale Law School, he returned to Colorado to start and raise his family.


Sarah Bagley, RMP Parent Representative

President of PEAK Group - RMP Creekside

Sarah is a founding parent of RMP Creekside where her two daughters are currently in 5th grade and 3rd grade. Sarah's professional background is in mechanical engineering and occupational therapy, but her energy is currently focused on raising her family and volunteering. Drawing on her expertise in processes, problem solving, and community building, Sarah contributes to multiple facets of Creekside including advocacy, recruitment, event planning, and special projects. Sarah also helps co-produce the largest children’s consignment sale in Aurora, Colorado, and is a long-time volunteer at the Susan G. Komen 3-Day in her native Atlanta, Georgia.


Rich Billings

Partner, Charter School Growth Fund

Rich is an investment Partner at the Charter School Growth Fund (“CSGF”). Prior to joining CSGF, Rich served as CFO of Rocketship Education and previously worked as a consultant, high school math teacher, and Broad Resident.


Pat Donovan

Vice President, Revolution Foods

Pat has more than 20 years of management and executive leadership experience. Prior to assuming his current role as Vice President – Business Development for Revolution Foods, Pat was a Vice President with Aon-Hewitt, the world’s largest human capital consulting firm, and Vice President at Vail Resorts, where he oversaw operations for guest services, finance, marketing, sales, retail, food and beverage, and human capital.


Rhonda Fields

State Senator, Colorado 29th District - Arapahoe County

Senator Rhonda Fields was elected to the Colorado State Senate in 2016, becoming the first African-American woman to serve Aurora’s Senate District 29, Arapahoe County. A strong advocate for women, families, children, and public safety, Rhonda was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2012 and 2014 to the Colorado House of Representatives for the City of Aurora. Rhonda is a longtime resident of Aurora, Colorado, where she raised her two children, Maisha and Javad. 


Justin Fong

Creative Director, Bridgewater Associates

Justin is the Creative Director at a large financial services firm. Prior to, Justin served in a variety of senior leadership roles within education non-profits including Harlem Village Academies, Building Excellent Schools and Teach For America. He launched his teaching career as a middle school teacher in a Harlem and has served on the CMO board of directors for Democracy Prep Public Schools.


Chidozie Ugwumba

Assistant Vice President, Private Credit & Impact Investments, Partners Group

Chidozie Ugwumba is a member of the Private Credit team at Partners Group, a $60bn global private investment firm. In addition to his role on the Private Credit team, Chidozie also leads impact grants and investments in the Americas for the Partners Group Employee Foundation. Chidozie joined Partners Group in Switzerland in 2015 and moved to the firm's new North American headquarters in Denver in 2016 from New York. Prior to Partners Group, Chidozie began his financial career as a public equity analyst at Neuberger Berman, and was a co-founder of Hunting Hill Global Capital. He also had assignments at Grosvenor Capital Management and J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Chidozie holds an MBA from Cornell University, and a BA in Political Science from Amherst College, and is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.


Evy Valencia Jackson, External Relations Chair

Fellow, Blue Schools Partners

As a fellow for the Gates Family Foundation, Evy will support the launch of Blue School Partners, and the development of advocacy and community engagement strategy to grow great public schools in Denver. Prior to joining Gates Family Foundation, Evy served as a Senior Policy Advisor for Governor John Hickenlooper, where she provided policy and legislative analysis, communications guidance, political strategy, and general support on issues related to education and human services.  
 

Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304 (Commencing July 1, 2017)

For additional information, please visit the CDE Financial Transparency site, the Colorado K-12 Financial Transparency Website or the Denver Public Schools Financial Transparency and Aurora Public Schools Financial Transparency website.

Budgets

RMP Creekside

RMP Southwest

RMP Fletcher


District Financial Audits


Salary Information (current and prior two years)

Rocky Mountain Prep considers many factors in setting individual salaries.  These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Past performance at Rocky Mountain Prep or elsewhere.
  • Level of education.
  • Years of teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the school.

Each year in April, teachers who have been offered a position with the school for the next year will meet with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to discuss compensation. For the current school year, teachers’ salaries range from $38,000 – $65,000 before benefits and any additional compensation.


Links to Authorizing School Districts' Financial Transparency Webpages


Charter Contracts

For a full list of waivers, please review our current charter contracts:


Other Charter School-Specific Financial Information

Rocky Mountain Prep has no charter school-specific information to report.


Disclaimer: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions. Some transactions may appear improper on the surface but are perfectly normal and justifiable when placed in the proper context. We welcome your questions regarding our financial transactions or records.

Contact information:
Fulton Breen, Director of Finance
Phone: 720.863.8920
Email: fbreen@rockymountainprep.org

Greg Rawson, Managing Director of Strategy and Growth
Phone: 720.863.8920
Email: grawson@rockymountainprep.org

Rocky Mountain Prep
7808 Cherry Creek S Drive, #3-300
Denver, CO 80231

The Board of Directors consists of an Executive Committee, Business Committee, Education Committee, and External Relations Committee.

The agenda for each committee meeting is posted on this site at least one day in advance and is also available in the school’s front office.

 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is led by James Cryan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer.

Agendas

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

 

Minutes

2017-18​​

2016-17


Business Committee

The Business Committee is led by Fulton Breen, Director of Finance.

Agendas

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15


Minutes

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

 


Education Committee

The Education Committee is led by Camilla Lopez, Chief Academic Officer.

Agendas

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16 

2014-15

 

Minutes

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

 


External Relations Committee

The External Relations Committee is led by Greg Rawson, Managing Director of Strategy & Growth.

Agendas

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

 

Minutes

2017-18

2015-16