RMP Board of Directors

Required Financial Transparency 

Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304 (Commencing July 1, 2022) 

Charter School Adopted Budgets (current and prior two years)

RMP Creekside

RMP Southwest

RMP Fletcher

RMP Berkeley

Charter School Financial Audit (current and prior two years)

Charter School Salary Schedules or Policies (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 June, teachers who have been offered a position with the school for the next year will meet with the Principal to discuss compensation. For the current school year, teachers’ salaries range from $58,000 – $110,000 before benefits and any additional compensation. Each year in June, network staff who have been offered a position with the organization for the next school year will meet with their direct supervisor to discuss compensation.

List of Waivers Received by the Charter School

Standardized Description and Rationale for Each Waiver

Federal Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF and any associated schedules

Other Charter School-Specific Financial Information 

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

Links to Authorizing School Districts' Financial Transparency Webpages

Link to Public Financial Transparency Website View

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:

Cara Eng, Chief Operations and Financial Officer
Phone: 720.295.0181
Email: ceng@rockymountainprep.org

Rocky Mountain Prep
3752 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212

Phone: 720.863.8920

Fax: 720.863.8940


Required Link: Colorado Department of Education School Finance Division

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 8:00 am and are being held virtually via Google Hangout and in-person at 600 N Grant Street, Suite 700, Denver, CO. For details on how to access the public board meeting via Google Hangouts, please see the board meeting agenda.

The agenda for each meeting will be posted publicly at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting on this website.

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 to be respectful of each other’s time allocations as they present. Thank you.

The next board meetings are as follows:

  • Friday, June 2, 2023

Charlotte Brantley, Education Committee Chair

Former President & CEO, Clayton Early Learning

Charlotte Brantley recently stepped away in July 2019 from her 13 years as President and CEO of Clayton Early Learning, a nationally recognized Colorado non-profit providing and supporting others to provide high quality early care and education through direct practice, research/evaluation and advocacy. She has held a variety of early childhood leadership appointments within government, higher education and non-profits including laboratory preschool teaching, professional educator preparation at the AA and BA levels, children’s media development, public policy and administration of complex programs at the local, state and national levels. She led the federal Child Care Bureau during the Clinton Administration and the office of Child Care for the State of Texas. Charlotte holds a BA in Anthropology and an MA in Child Development from the University of Texas

Jessica Thwaites, Board Vice-Chair & RMP Berkeley Parent Representative

Managing Partner and Owner, Coda Coffee Company

Jessica has a son in 3rd grade and a daughter in 1st grade at the RMP Berkeley campus. She has a background in entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing, and sustainable business models, as well as a very strong passion for inclusive education and community health and nutrition. Since 2005, Jessica has been a managing partner and owner of Coda Coffee Company. She is also currently training to become a childbirth educator and doula.

Pat Donovan, Board Chair, Treasurer and Business Committee Chair

Managing Partner, RootED

Pat has more than 20 years of management and executive leadership experience. Prior to assuming his current role as COO of RootED Denver pat was on the executive team at  Revolution Foods for 8 years where he helped grow the company into a national organization serving 30 cities. In addition, 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.

Jill Hamilton Anschutz

Independent Consultant

Jill is an independent consultant who helps organizations build capacity and expertise in persuasive communications. She currently serves on the board of the Charter School Institute, 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.

Russell Hedman

Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells

Russell Hedman leads and negotiates complex M&A and investment transactions around the world, with a particular focus on sports teams and entertainment venues. From rapidly-paced buyouts to long-term international joint ventures, Russell's combination of experience and enthusiasm has made him a trusted advisor to clients across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Russell is also passionate about supporting small and medium-sized businesses and regularly advises local startups and investors. An active contributor to the Denver community, Russell sits on the board of directors of the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce, where he chairs the policy committee and works closely with local lawmakers. He is also engaged in Denver's music and artist communities through his role as a director at Youth On Record. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Russell practiced in the New York and Hong Kong offices of an elite international law firm. His broad range of training and experience includes a rotation at the Tokyo office of Japan's largest corporate law firm and post-graduate study in international finance at Hong Kong University. Russell graduated from Harvard Law School in 2011, where he served on the academic affairs committee of the Harvard Black Law Students Association. He also co-founded the Harvard Caribbean Law Association.

Marlon Marshall, External Relations Committee Chair

CEO, City Fund

Marlon Marshall is a Partner with City Fund. Most recently, he was a founding partner at 270 Strategies. He served as Special Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Director in the Obama White House Office of Public Engagement, Deputy National Field Director for President Obama’s re-election campaign, and States Director for Hillary for America. Marlon hails from St. Louis, Missouri and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. He is a die-hard fan of the Jayhawks and the St. Louis Cardinals, and now lives in Denver with his wife Stacy and their two daughters.

Jemal Takele, RMP Creekside Family Representative

United States Postal Service

Jemal’s experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors has spanned across social development, volunteer coordination, and operations functions. Prior to joining USPS, he was the Regional Program Manager of the United States Peace Corps in Ethiopia mission project focused on education & health and coordinated nonprofit organizations care and support provision for families living with HIV and childcare services. He facilitated the development and implementation of sustainable community-based support using resource and community mobilization strategies to maximize local engagement and volunteer service. Jemal holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Sociology and associate degree in Business Administration from the University of Gondar. He moved to the US and has lived in Denver since 2017 with his wife and children and enjoys traveling.

The Board of Directors consists of a Business Committee, Education Committee, Executive 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.

Business Committee

The Business Committee is led by Cara Eng, Chief Operations and Finance Officer.


2022 - 23 

2021- 22

2020 - 21

2019 - 20


2021 - 2022

2020 - 21

2019 -20


Education Committee

The Education Committee is led by Christy Sadri, Chief Program Officer.


2022 - 23

2021 - 22

2020 - 21



2021 - 22

2020 - 21

2019 - 20


Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is led by Tricia Noyola, Chief Executive Officer.


2022 - 23

2021 - 22

2020-21 Working Sessions

2019- 20




External Relations Committee

The External Relations Committee is led by Lela Johnston Director of External Relations.


2022 - 23

2021 - 22

2020 - 21



2021 - 22

2020 -21

2019 - 20