RMP Board of Directors

Required Financial Transparency 

Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304 (Commencing July 1, 2018) 


Charter School Adopted Budget - Including Uniform Budget Summary (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 $38,000 – $65,000 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 Rational for Each Automatic Waiver


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


Other Charter School-Specific Financial Information 

Rocky Mountain Prep has no 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:
Fulton Breen, Senior Director of Finance
Phone: 720.863.8920
Email: fbreen@rockymountainprep.org

Greg Rawson, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 720.863.8920
Email: grawson@rockymountainprep.org

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

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 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. 

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

The next board meetings are as follows:

  • Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Friday, April 16, 2019
  • Friday, June 7, 2019

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.


Evy Valencia Jackson, Vice Chair

CEO, EVJ Consulting

Evy is an experienced political and policy consultant with a demonstrated history of working across private, public, and non-profit sector. Prior to founding EVJ Consulting, Evy was a fellow for the Gates Family Foundation. In that role, she supported the launch of RootED, as well as the development of advocacy and community engagement strategy to grow great public schools in Denver.

Evy also previously 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.


Pat Donovan, Treasurer

Chief Operating Officer, 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.


Rich Billings, Education Committee Chair

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.


Jill Hamilton Anschutz, External Relations Committee 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.


Charlotte Brantley

President & CEO, Clayton Early Learning

Charlotte M. Brantley joined Clayton Early Learning in Denver, CO as president and CEO in 2006, after holding a variety of early childhood leadership appointments within government, higher education and nonprofits. Her career includes teaching, children’s media development, public policy, and administration of multiple types of early childhood programs at the local, state and federal levels. At Clayton Early Learning Charlotte oversees the implementation of the national Educare model at Educare Denver and other direct services to low income children birth to age 5 and families. In addition, she oversees Clayton initiatives designed to improve early education opportunities for all Colorado children by providing effective teacher and leader preparation, offering evaluation services to identify and promote promising practices, and advocating for effective public policies. She is a member of the Governor appointed Early Childhood Leadership Commission and co-chairs the Data and Outcomes Committee. Charlotte holds a BA in Anthropology and an MA in Child Development from the University of Texas at Austin.


Chidozie Ugwumba

Investment Manager, Walton Enterprises

Chidozie Ugwumba is an Investment Manager at Walton Enterprises, where he focuses on finding and executing investments designed to achieve positive social impact. Prior to Walton Enterprises, Chidozie worked on the Private Credit and Infrastructure teams at Partners Group, a $60bn global private investment firm, and also led impact grants and investments in the Americas for the Partners Group Employee Foundation. Chidozie began his finance career as a public equity analyst at Neuberger Berman, and was a co-founder of Hunting Hill Global Capital - a global event-driven hedge fund. Chidozie holds an MBA from Cornell University, and a BA in Political Science from Amherst College; he is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.


Justin Fong

Creative Director

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 Harlem and has served on the CMO board of directors for Democracy Prep Public Schools.


Maureen Vasquez, RMP Southwest Parent Representative

Home Coordinator, Spanish Clinic

Maureen is a founding parent of RMP Southwest where her son, Jesse, currently attends 2nd grade. Maureen's current work is in case management, which allows her to work in the community and focus on building strong families. Her main drive is making sure Jesse has the tools to succeed in life.


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.


Sarah Bagley, RMP Creekside Parent Representative

President, 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.


Taggart Hansen

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.

The Board of Directors consists of an 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 Fulton Breen, Managing Director of Finance.

Agendas

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15


Minutes

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

 


Education Committee

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

Agendas

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16 

2014-15

Minutes

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

 


Executive Committee

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

Agendas

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

Minutes

2018-19

2017-18​​

2016-17

 


External Relations Committee

The External Relations Committee is led by Emily Dorn, Director of External Relations.

Agendas

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

 

Minutes

2018-19

2017-18

2015-16