AND A VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Neah Bay Douglas – for the tireless effort, countless hours, co-creation, and implementation in the vision, the creation, and the launch of our school.
Stephanie Fernyak – for serving on our Founding Board and all of her hard work and long hours as Chair of the Facilities Committee.
Gary Feffer – of Fountain Colony Realty, for the many hours he gave to ensure we opened August 2013 in a building that is a good fit.
Elise Bowan and Linda Johnson – for serving on our Founding Board and all of their hard work and long hours as Co-Chairs of the Outreach Committee.
Raj Solanki – for the safeguarding of our vision, founding effort, and many hours in support and governance of our school.
Rita Issagholian – for her service as our first Board President, returning for a second Board term, helping to secure the school’s first charter renewal, and her countless hours of hard work and dedication to the creation and continued success of Mountain Song.
Laurie Ristig– for her service as a Founding Board member and Governing Board member and her tireless work helping start the school and seeing to its success in its first two years of operation.
Martin Schneider – for carefully and courageously protecting the vision of the school as a Board member and essential leader guiding us through important transitions.
Eva Manz-Jackson – for dedicated service as a founding family and founding Board member, bringing encouragement and balance to many situations, projects and committees.
Melanie Chadwick – for faithfully safeguarding the school in a time of struggle to find its feet and plant them on firm ground.
Greg Augspurger – for leading the school to safe and firm financial standing as Board Treasurer.
Mike Galvin – for returning to serve the school as a Board member for a year of tremendous growth after having stepping in as Interim Director during its first year.
Aubrey Fennewald – for offering steady footing, a sense of formality and process, and courageous leadership as Board President.
Shannon Root – for bringing a clear focus on strategic planning and process as Vice President, Secretary and President, which raised the Board’s ability to accomplish critical tasks.
Jennifer Barnes – for bringing seasoned and dedicated leadership, and never-ending time contributions as Board member, President and Treasurer: whenever and wherever needed.
Michael Katzenberg – for his common sense contributions and thoughtful inputs to complex Board items as Board member and Secretary.
Nicole Nicolleta – for bringing her local government experience to the Board and her hands-on contributions to Board operation.
Pedro Almeida – for his strong leadership and steady, clear steering of the Board operation, ensuring the Board was always on-track in meeting its responsibilities.
Laurel Sullivan and Jamyoung Dorji – Student educators from Colorado College who contributed their time to participating in and learning about the workings of a public charter school board.
Christina Halligan – for her enthusiastic engagement in all things Board and for stepping up to assume leadership roles when the Board was in need.