Resume and Endorsements

Community Service

  • Pikes Peak Restorative Justice Council-founding Director
  • Citizens Project – Board of Directors
  • AspenPointe (formerly Pikes Peak Mental Health) Board of Directors
  • School District 11 DAAC Budget Sub-committee
  • Community Prep School Board Vice Chair
  • Manitou Springs Restorative Justice Council
  • El Paso County & Colorado Bar Associations
  • Colorado Springs Private Industry Council
  • NAACP Executive Board and National Convention Delegate
  • Workout, Ltd. Board President and member
  • Colorado Springs Dream City Vision 2020-volunteer participant
  • Youth Transformation Center Board Vice Chair and member
  • USA Taekwondo Union, Legislation Chair
  • Colorado Springs Park & Rec. Soccer coach
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service
  • Silver Key Senior Services
  • Amigos de SER

Employment

  • 1986-Present – Attorney at Law, solo practitioner
  • 1982-86 – Hill Corrigan Morgan & Krall, Lawyer
  • 1975-82 – Holly Sugar Corp. Personnel Services Dir.
  • 1971-75 – Superior’s Meats, Ohio Personnel Mgr.
  • Webster University, Instructor in Law
  • Trans western Properties, Real Estate
  • Monarch Ski Corporation, Ski Instructor
  • Soda Straw Restaurant, Co-owner

Awards and Achievements

  • Colorado Conservation Voters 100% rating for 2 years
  • Presidential Community Service Award
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, academic & leadership honorary
  • Pi Sigma Alpha, political science honorary
  • Bancroft Whitney American Jurisprudence Award
  • Pikes Peak Marathon, twenty finishes
  • Tae-Kwon-Do Black Belt
  • Principal drafter HB08-1117, Restorative Justice in the Children’s Code
  • John Gallagher Restorative Justice Volunteer of the Year Award
  • NAACP Freedom Fighter Award
  •  El Paso County Democratic Party Rising Star

Education

  • University of Akron Law School, Akron, OH, (JD 1975)
  • Wharton School of Finance, University of PA (attended 1970-71)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH (BA 1970)

Endorsements

Education Groups
Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE)
Colorado Education Association
Colorado Springs Education Association
Democrats for Education Reform
Pikes Peak Education Association
Stand for Children

Public Service Groups
Acupuncture  Association of Colorado
AFSCME Council 76
American Postal Workers Union, Local 247
Colorado AFL-CIO
Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Colorado Ceasefire
Colorado Medical Cannabis Council
Colorado Fraternal Order of Police
Colorado Licensed Beverage Association
Colorado Nurses for Political Action (Colorado Nurses Association)
Colorado Springs Police Protective Association
Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters, Local 5
Colorado Voters for Animals
Colorado WINS
Mountain West Credit Union Association
NARAL
One Colorado
Planned Parenthood
Sheet Metal Workers International Association
SPOKES
Progressive Majority
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7

Media
Colorado Springs Independent
The Denver Post

Building and Construction Groups
American Subcontractors Association of Colorado
Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council
Colorado Contractors Association
Colorado Springs Area Labor Council
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Conservation Groups
Colorado Conservation Voters
Sierra Club

Individuals
Adele Faber, Joannies Mountain Gourmet Deli
Al Gordon, Minority Outreach Coordinator, Mission Possible
Al Brody, Citizen Activist and human powered vehicle advocate
Amy Trandiflou, Community Activist
Andrew Romanoff, Former Speaker of the House, Colorado General Assembly
Anna Lord, Former President  Manitou Springs School District 14 Board of Education
Anthony P. Young, Colorado Parole Board Member
Barbara Dimond, Manitou Springs Historic Preservation Community, Commissioner
Bill Block, Monarch Snowmobile Tours and Rentals, Owner
Brian T. Murphy, Business Owner, Attorney
Brittany Wirth, Community Activist
Bruce Doyle, Former Director, School District 11 Board of Education
Bud and Donna Ford, Former Mayor and Council Member, Manitou Springs; Owners of The Dulcimer Shop
Carole Schoffstall, Dean Emeritus, Professor, Beth El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Chuck Murphy, Murphy Constructors of Colorado Springs, Inc., President
Chyrese Exline, Former Candidate, HD 14 & SD 11 Board of Education
Clare Morgan, Holly Sugar Corporation, Sr. Vice President (retired)
Col. David Hughes, Old Colorado City Leader (retired)
Coreen Toll, Manitou Springs City Council
Craig Whitney, Businessman
Cullen Wheelock, Judge (retired)
Dan Ottersberg, Assistant Principal, Spring Creek Youth Services Center
Daniel G. Kay, Business Owner, Attorney
Daphne Greenwood, Former State Representative, University Professor
Dave Anderson, Cogent Strategies, Principal
Dave and Paula Munger, Supporter of Neighborhoods and Communities
David Amster, Olszewski President, Sun Share Community Gardens
David Fein, CEO, ValuSource
David Webster, Business Owner, Attorney at Law
David Chorpenning, Ph.D., Manitou Springs Forward Project Leader
David Lord, Community Volunteer, Senior Advocate
David McDivitt, Attorney at Law
David Hunting, Reverand, Manitou Springs Community Leader
Debbie Swanson, Community Leader
Deborah Hendrix, President, Harrison School District 2 Board of Education
Dennis Apuan, Former State Representative, House District 17
Don Ritchie, Community Activist
Donna Ford, Manitou Springs City Council
Doug Weddell, Business Owner, Attorney
Doug and Mike Lewis and Conejo, Owners, Spice of Life
Dr. Charles J. Stephens, D.O., Local Businessman
Dr. Reed F. Bro, Business Owner
Dr. Richard Anderson, President, Icon Lasik
Ed Raye, Former Chair, El Paso Democratic Party, Candidate HD 17
Elvin Gentry, Business Owner, Attorney at Law
Eric Drummond, Former Mayor, Manitou Springs
Farley and Dave McDonough, Business Owners Manitou Springs
Francois Raab, Information Systems Architect/Auditor
Frank D. Lytle, Director of Technical Services, Mountain Meteorology and Repair, Inc.
Gary Wisler, Retired School Principal
Gene Ashe, President, MDM, Inc.
Gisela Tilch, Owner, Giving Tree Montessori School
Hal Bidlack, Congressional District 5 Candidate, 2008 (USAF retired)
Henry A. Walter, Former Publisher, The Cheyenne and Woodmen Edition Newspapers
Henry D. Allen, Jr., Falcon School District 49 Board Member
James H. McMearn, Reverend, Community Leader
James W. White, First Congregational Church (retired)
Jan Martin, Mayor Pro Tem Colorado Springs City Council, At-Large Member
Jan Tanner, President, Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education
Jane Ard-Smith, Community Activist
Jay Fawcett, Businessman and former CD 5 Candidate
Jeannette Holtham, Founder and President, Youth Transformation Center
Jeff Eichengreen, Retired Professor and Business Owner
Jesse Brown, Jr., Pastor, Community Leader
Jim Mason, Education Activist and SD 11 Volunteer
Jim Schwerin, Real Estate Developer, Parks and Trails Advocate
Jody Alyn, Alyn Consulting, Community Activist
John Crandall, Old Town Bike Shop, Owner
John Elliott, Executive Director of Contracting, School District 11 (retired)
John Morris, Former Chair, El Paso County Democratic Party
John Morse, State Senator, Colorado Senate, District 11
John Stansfield, Storyteller and Writer
Jose J. Barrera, Ph.D, Civil Rights Activist
Judi Ingelido, Principal, Gorman Middle School (retired)
Judith Rice-Jones, M.A., M.I.I.S., Community Volunteer
Judith L. Negley, Independent Records and Video
Judy Noyes, Former Colorado Springs City Council Member
Julie Foster, Retired Principal, Rudy Elementary School
June Waller, Community Activist
Kat Jorstad, Manitou Springs Business Owner
Kathryn Presnal, Principal, The Bijou School
Ken Jaray, Attorney at Law
Kent Obee, Diplomat (retired)
Kevan Worley, CEO, Worley Enterprises
Kimberly Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group
L’Aura Montgomery, Chair and Co-Founder, MECA (Manitou Environmental Citizens Action)
Larry Gaddis, Attorney at Law, Former Bar Association President
Lee Milner, Open Space advocate, real estate broker, EPC Commission Candidate
Leo Martinez, Veterans Trauma Court, CSM (retired)
Linda Weiss, Executive Director, Colorado Springs Conservatory
Linda Elliott, Coordinator, Artemis Women
Lindsay Fischer, Attorney at Law, Judge (retired)
Lisa Dailey, Attorney, former Bar Association President
Lu Ann Long, Director, Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education
Marc Snyder, Mayor, Manitou Springs
Mark Udall, United States Senator, Colorado
Martin Schneider, Director, Community Prep Charter School
Marcy Morrison, Former Mayor, Manitou Springs, County Commissioner, Former State Representative, HD 18, Colorado Insurance Commissioner
Mary Ciletti, Owner, Hooked on Books
Mary Ellen McNally, Former Colorado Springs City Council; Former School District 11 Board of Education
Mary and Wayne Mashburn, Community Arts Activists
Mary Lou Makepeace, Former Mayor, Colorado Springs
Mary Pulvermacher, Systems Engineer
Matt Carpenter, Mayor Pro Tem, Manitou Springs, City Council Member
Michael Bennet, United States Senator, Colorado
Michael C. Gerbig, Manitou Springs City Council
Michael Faber, Attorney, Business Owner
Michael Merrifield, Former State Representative, House District 18
Mike Boyd, Businessman
Mike Bristol, President, Bristol Brewing Company
Mike Callicrate, President, Ranch Foods Direct
Mike Maday, Mediator, Small Business Owner
Mike McDivitt, Owner, McDivitt and Associates
Mike Miles, Former Superintendent, Harrison School District 2
Molly Wingate, Owner, Wingate Consulting
Nancy Hankin, Former Mayor Manitou Springs
Nancy Saltzman, Principal Broadmoor Elemtary School (retired), Principal of the Year
Nicholas Gledich, Educator
Pat Doyle, Community Activist
Paul Haller, Attorney and business owner
Peter J Ruch, Community Activist
Phil Ford, Fountain City Council
Queen E. Brown, Queen E. Brown and Associates, Consultant
Randy Scott, Business Owner and Consultant
Ray Rodriguez, Educator
Rich Lindsey, CM Sgt., USAF (retired)
Rich Guy, President, Computer Resources
Richard Skorman, Former Vice Mayor, Councilman, Colorado Springs, Owner “Poor Richards”
Richard Noyes, Chinook Bookstore, Former Owner
Rick Barry, Former Manitou Springs City Council
Rick Price, Harrison School District 2 Board of Education
Robert and Mary Posch, Owners, Jan Pro Cleaning
Roger W. Hill, President, Holly Sugar Corporation, (retired)
Rosemary Harris-Lytle, Community Leader, Civil Rights Activist
Shannon Soloman, Former Manitou City Council Member
Shanti Toll, Owner, Celebration Productions, Inc.
Sharon Berthrong, Community Activist, former Democratic Party Chair
Stephanie Johnson, President, Platte Ave. Business and Neighborhood Assn.
Stephen Handen, Community Activist and volunteer
Steve Elder, Coach at For Impact/The Suddes Group
Steve Cook, Business Consulting Concepts, President
Steve Wood, Community Arts Advocate
Susan Edmondson, Community Leader and Arts Activist
Susan Greene, Arts Advocate
T.A. Arnold, Economist, Colorado Springs Sustainable Funding, Idaho Commerce Director (retired)
Terrance Carroll, Former Speaker of the House, Colorado General Assembly
Terry Satterwhite, Attorney and Business Owner
Terry Schwartz, Phd., Educator
Toby Gannett, Business Leader, Community Volunteer, Senior Advocate
Tom Cronin, Former Congressional District 5 Candidate, Colorado College professor
Tom Strand, Former President, Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of President
Vic Andrews, USAF/USAA, (retired)
Wayne Hutchison, Principal, The Bijou School (retired), Education Volunteer
Weldon Long, Business Owner and Author
Whitney and Marc Luckett, Community Activists
William “Bill” Edie, Former Prosecuting Attorney, 4th Judicial District
Willie Straws, Educator, Community Activist

 

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