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The Board of Education leads the district to determine policies and provide strategic guidance to ensure every student in our communities receives a world class education. Our schools' success is our communities' success.

The Board has a responsibility to make wise decisions in how your tax dollars are spent. We are fortunate to be the recipients of additional property tax dollars that afford our schools the opportunity to excel. We are also fortunate to live in a valley with plentiful community assets, including outstanding community members, nonprofits, and businesses, and we work hard to involve the community in our schools. Additionally, the board works to ensure that every child goes to school in a safe and nurturing environment, and to empower teachers and the leadership team to be innovative and work in partnership with all schools and the community. 


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Board Members

Mary Elizabeth Geiger
District C
Board President
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Geiger has lived in Glenwood Springs since 2001. She is an attorney specializing in real estate, land use, municipal and water law, and worked with Sherry Caloia until her election to the District Attorney Office in 2013, at which time Geiger began working at Garfield & Hecht, P.C. Geiger and her husband, Chris, have two children who attend Sopris Elementary School. She has served on the City of Glenwood Springs Planning and Zoning Commission since 2008, was a board member and president at OUR School Preschool from 2006-2014, and serves on the Ninth Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission.

  • Favorite thing about being on the Board of Education: Seeing what an amazing difference our schools make in kids' lives and being part of that process.
  • Interesting Fact: Mary Elizabeth is fluent in French.

Bob Johnson
District E
Board Vice President
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Bob, Kathy and children Tim & Kaity have lived in Basalt since 1991. Bob is a property management, general manager. He enjoys coaching, bike riding, and family time.

  • Favorite thing about being on the Board of Education: Making his contribution to support and promote public education and the evolution of our educational system.
  • Interesting Fact: When Bob was in high school, he performed in the opera , Aida, at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

Matthew Hamilton
District B
Secretary/Treasurer
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Matthew Hamilton lives in Carbondale with his wife Jennifer (a teacher at Glenwood Springs Elementary School), and two children (one attending Carbondale Middle School and one at Glenwood Springs Elementary School). Matthew is the Director of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company.

  • Favorite thing about being on the Board of Education: Working to ensure our schools meet the needs of all families in the District.
  • Interesting Fact: Matt biked across the United States from Seattle to Washington, DC in 1998.

Shane Larson
District D
Board Member
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Shane Larson has worked at Colorado Mountain College for the past several years and has recently moved into the position of interim Vice President of Student Affairs.  He lives in Glenwood Springs with his wife Amy and their three children who attend Glenwood Springs Elementary and Glenwood Springs Middle School.  He is involved in the community coaching youth sports and enjoys hiking and spending time in the outdoors.

  • Favorite thing about being on the Board of Education: As a new member to the Board, Shane’s favorite thing so far has been learning about the schools and how the district operates.
  • Interesting Fact: Shane is a huge fan of anything with zombies: movies, books, tv shows--you name it. If it has zombies, Shane has probably seen it.

 Jennifer Rupert

District A
Board Member
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Jen lives in Old Snowmass with her husband Josh and her son Jack, a 4th grader at Basalt Elementary. Jen is a trainer and coordinator with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen. She is also a student and teacher at Rocky Mountain Martial Arts in Basalt.

  • Favorite thing about being on the Board of Education: The opportunity to both give and receive. This role has allowed Jennifer the opportunity to grow in understanding, compassion, and so much more.
  • Interesting Fact: Jenn is a Diva! Or rather, she is one of a team of amazing ladies who represent the Aspen Skiing Co in National and International Synchro Skiing events on Aspen Team Diva.
 
 

Upcoming Events

Feb
28

02.28.2017 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Mar
7

03.07.2017 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Mar
8

03.08.2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mar
14

03.14.2017 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Mar
20

03.20.2017 - 03.24.2017

 

Vision and Strategic Plan

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