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 2020)

Jean ThweattPresidentRetired principal, Durango
School District 9-R
Tom GeyerVice PresidentAttorney-at-Law, Newbold Chapman & Geyer PC  
Mary Kay StewartSecretaryDHS alumna; Retired software programmer
Jason PortzTreasurerBank of Colorado, Senior Vice President, Loan Officer  
Robert LoganMember-at-LargeDHS alumnus; DHS Educator

Note: Officers are elected annually.

Trustees

Barbara McLachlanCO General Assembly Representative, District 59;
Educator, college consultant
John FeistnerBusiness Owner, Tegre Corporation
Micki HassemerBusiness Owner, Sticks & Stones Handmade
Zane WellsDHS alumnus; Broker Associate, The Wells Group
Blair MatlockDHS alumnus

Emeriti

Pat MurphyDHS alumnus; Owner, Morehart Murphy Regional Auto Center
Bob GriffithGriffith Properties
Joann HardsPhilips & Hards, P.C.
Anne PutnamD.E.F. founder; Retired Educator
Mary StengelRetired Physician
Rob DawesRetired Attorney-at-Law
Holly ZinkDHS Alumnas; Business Owner, Sunnyside Farms
Gretchen WilsonRetired Educator

Staff

Diana CruzExecutive Director
VacantEvent and Communications Administrator
 Shirley CromContracted Bookkeeper

Board Liaisons

Durango School District 9-R School Board
     Erika Brown9-R School Board
Durango School District 9-R Administration
Dan SnowbergerSuperintendent
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