From left to right: Jason Portz, Joan Ehat, Robert Logan, Micki Hassemer, Tom Geyer, Jean Thweatt, Lisa Leininger, John Feistner, Mary Kay Stewart; Photograph captured during the June 2019 Retreat

Officers/Executive Committee (June 2019)

Jean Thweatt President Retired principal, Durango School District 9-R
Mary Kay Stewart Vice President DHS alumna; Retired software programmer and educator
Lisa Leininger Secretary Accounting professional, Philips & Hards, PC
Jason Portz Treasurer Bank of Colorado, Senior Vice President, Loan Officer  
Robert Logan Member-at-Large DHS alumnus; DHS Educator

Note: Officers are elected annually.

Trustees

Pat Murphy DHS alumnus; Owner, Morehart Murphy Regional Auto Center
Barbara McLachlan CO General Assembly Representative, District 59; Educator, college consultant
John Feistner Business Owner, Tegre Corporation
Tom Geyer Attorney-at-Law, Newbold Chapman & Geyer PC  
Micki Hassemer Business Owner, Sticks & Stones Handmade
Zane Wells DHS alumnus; Broker Associate, The Wells Group
Chessa Gill Retired, Risk Management
Karin Bowker Retired Educator
   

Emeriti

Bob Griffith Griffith Properties
Joann Hards Philips & Hards, P.C.
Anne Putnam D.E.F. founder; Retired Educator
Mary Stengel Retired Physician
Rob Dawes Retired Attorney-at-Law
Holly Zink DHS Alumnas; Business Owner, Sunnyside Farms
Gretchen Wilson Retired Educator

Staff

Diana Cruz Executive Director
Katie Stewart Events & Communications Coordinator
   

Board Liaisons

Durango School District 9-R School Board
      Nancy Stubbs 9-R School Board, President
     Shere Byrd, Ph.D. 9-R School Board, Member
   
Durango School District 9-R Administration
Dan Snowberger Superintendent
Andy Burns Deputy Superintendent
   

 

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