RMP Board of Directors

Required Financial Transparency 

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


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 $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 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  othercharter 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, Managing 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 the Rocky Mountain Prep Central Office (600 North Grant Street, Suite 700, Denver, CO 80203) 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:

  • July 22, 2020

Charlotte Brantley, Board Chair & 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


Dr. Lydia M. Prado, Board Vice Chair

Executive Director, Lifespan Local

Lydia Prado grew up feeling culturally enriched, speaking both English and Spanish, and thriving in a community where she was surrounded by many talented, creative and resilient people. When she left to attend college, she was surprised to learn that the mainstream and academic view of her community was filtered through a lens of deficits rather than strengths. She earned her doctorate at the University of Denver and later served on its faculty. Dr. Prado also directed the development of the new Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being.


Pat Donovan, Treasurer and Business Committee Chair

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.


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 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.


Dr. Therese Zosel-Harper

Interim Senior Dean, Relay Denver

As Interim Senior Dean at Relay, Therese Zosel-Harper leads all aspects of teacher preparation in the Mile High City and oversees Relay’s Indianapolis campus. Before founding Relay Denver and beginning her work with Indy, she served as Relay New York's assistant dean of students, and as an assistant professor of practice for four years. Prior to joining Relay, Zosel-Harper served as a high school social studies and adolescent literacy teacher at Peace and Diversity Academy in the Bronx, NY, where she was placed as a Teach For America corps member. Zosel-Harper earned her B.A. in Sociology from the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College. She earned her M.S.T. in Teaching Social Studies at Pace University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy at Teachers College, Columbia University. When Therese is not thinking about teaching and learning, you might find her on cross country skis, towing her young daughter, Audrey, or enjoying a meal at home with friends (typically cooked by husband, Kelly J).


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.


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.


Anabell Hernandez, RMP Fletcher Parent Representative

Anabell joined the RMP community in 2016 when she enrolled her son, Matthew, in the founding pre-K at RMP Fletcher in Aurora. Anabell has been an active parent volunteer who supports the school and the families who attend Fletcher. She has spent ten years working at Sahara Restaurant in a variety of roles, and she is excited to bring her voice to the RMP board.  Anabell is originally from Mexico but has been in Colorado for the past twenty years. As a board member, Anabell is excited to continue supporting the RMP community in our work to provide scholars like her Matthew with a strong educational foundation for the future.


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.


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.


Lee White

Managing Director, Stifel Inc.

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. Lee served as the RMP board chair from 2016 - 2020.

The Board of Directors for Rocky Mountain Prep keep detailed minutes for each meeting, which are posted on this site.

Please use the links below to access the minutes from Rocky Mountain Prep’s Board of Directors meetings from August 2011 – present.

2019 - 2020

2018-19

2017-18


2016-17


2015-16


2014-15


2013-14 


2012-13 


2011-12

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

2019 - 20

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15


Minutes

2019 -20

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

 


Education Committee

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

Agendas

2019-20

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16 

2014-15

Minutes

2019 - 20

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

2019- 20

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

Minutes

2019-20

2018-19

2017-18​​

2016-17

 


External Relations Committee

The External Relations Committee is led by Rachel Van Brocklin, Director of Communications & External Relations.

Agendas

2019-20

2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

 

Minutes

2019 - 20

2018-19

2017-18

2015-16