Foundation Board of Directors

Founded in 1987, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges advances the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).

The organization is governed by the following independent board made up of community volunteers and industry leaders, a representative from the SBCCOE, our colleges, and the CCCS System Chancellor.

Christine Johnson

Community Volunteer

Janice Fritsch

President, Kenneth King Foundation

Carolyn Vitale

Group Vice President, Clinical Education
HCA American Group & National Group

Rick Rush

Community Volunteer

Michael Beasley

President, 5280 Strategies

Joe Garcia

Chancellor, Colorado Community College System, Ex Officio Voting Member

Zaneta Kelsey

CEO of Access Mode

Rich Martinez

Chief Financial Officer, Project Angel Heart

Dr. Landon Mascareñaz

Chair, State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education

Brittany Morris Saunders

President and CEO, Colorado Technology Association

Steve Mulliken

Partner, Mulliken, Weiner, Berg & Joviet P.C.

Mitch Rosenbaum

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Digital Services, Credit Union of Colorado

Dr. Colleen Simpson

President, Front Range Community College

Marisol Solarte-Erlacher

CEO/Owner, Marisol Solarte-Erlacher and Associates

Mary Spillane

Director of Community Investment, Mountain West Region, Comcast

Dr. John Trefny

President Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines

Christian Winward

Chief Information Officer, FirstBank