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ERIN BRUEGGEMAN

Board Member - Administrator

Mrs Brueggeman's bio will be available here soon.

MATT BUCHLER

Board Member - Administrator

Matt Buchler has served on the Board of the Erie Education Foundation and as principal of Erie High School since 2013. Prior to serving at Erie High School, Matt spent 8 years as an administrator at Longs Peak Middle School and Lyons Middle Senior High School. Matt was also a history teacher and wrestling coach for ten years in the Boulder Valley School District.

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SUSIE GERMANY

Board Member - Legal Specialist

Susie Germany is a graduate of Erie H.S. and native of Erie and an attorney with The Germany Law Firm, PC and a Deputy Public Administrator for the 17th Judicial District.  Her practice focuses in the areas of special needs planning, elder law, guardianships and conservatorships, trust and estate planning, fiduciary representation, probate, and trust administration.  Ms. Germany received her bachelor’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University and her law degree from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.  She is a member of the Alaska Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association, and is a past co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association.

STEVE HULET

Treasurer

Mr Hulet's bio will be available here soon.

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MIKE MEADOR

Vice President - Marketing Specialist

Mike graduated from EHS in 1990 and matriculated to graduate with a BA  from the University of Hawaii 1995.  Mike has been the Vice President of Omni Promotional since 1996.  He is also the
CEO and Founder Meador’s Masters Foundation and serves as the Vice President of the EHS Education Foundation. He enjoys doing everything he can to give back to his community.

JUDY RUSK

Secretary

Judy was born in Boise, Idaho and graduated from Laramie High School. She then matriculated and graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in Political Science, minoring in Psychology. She spent one year doing graduate work in Public Administration. Judy is married to her husband Joe with three sons, all Erie High graduates, and 6 grandchildren.  Judy retired from St. Vrain Valley Schools after 23 years. She was a fire EMT volunteer for Mountain View Fire before retiring after 23 years.  Judy served on the Mountain View Fire District Board of Directors from 2002-2010, and has been on the Board of the Erie High School Education Foundation since 2007.

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PAUL STECINA

Board Member - Administrator

Paul Stecina has worked in the Erie community for more than 20 years starting at Erie Middle/Senior High as a science and mathematics teacher and then later as a technology teacher.  For the last eight years Mr Stecina has been the Dean of Students at Erie High.  By far the best thing about working in Erie is the students.  It's been fun for him to watch students pass through Erie High and then on into their post-high school lives and see what successes they have.  Paul Stecina was made a member of the Board of the Education Foundation at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year and is excited to serve the community in this role.

DAVE SULLIVAN

Board President

Dave Sullivan (Sully) has been the President of The Erie High School Education Foundation, Inc. since its founding in 2007. Is a self-employed gunsmith for 41 years, and a graduate of Trinidad State Jr. College. He has served continuously on Erie School advisory panels since the early 1990’s, was co-chair of the 2001 Bond Campaign for SVVSD and was on the 2002 Bond Campaign committee and three Mill Levy override campaign committees. He was awarded Volunteer of the Year for SVVSD in 2005. Dave is married to Rebekah, living in “Old Town” Erie for 35 yrs. and has two grown children Kory and Sean, along with three grandchildren.

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LISA KNUDSEN

Board Member - Philanthopy Specialist

Lisa Knudsen serves in the nonprofit sector as co-founder and co-director of Erie UpLink and co-leads Erie Moms in Prayer. Lisa has a master’s degree in marriage, family and child counseling from the University of San Diego. She worked as a licensed (LMFT) group, individual and family counselor and was an adjunct professor with Adams State University in the masters in counseling program. Her passions include spending time in the outdoors with her husband Jim and kids Cole and Kate, walking her black lab Meraki, and volunteering in the Erie community.

EMMALEE FISCHER

Student Advisory Panel Member

Emmalee's bio will be available here soon.

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GRANT OTTO

Student Advisory Panel Member

I've always worked hard in school, and it has become a place for me to excel and grow academically. However, that's insignificant compared to the things that actually matter in my life: the ways in which I get involved with my friends, hobbies, and communities. Whereas school studies are simply a test of competence, my independent studies are a test of passion. I love to study things like music composition, linguistics, and worldbuilding in my free time, and some academic fields at school just fascinate me: chemistry, astronomy, and geology high among them. Going forward to college, I hope to acquire a number of things, not limited to just a career-worthy education, but also including a network of friends and colleagues, an unparalleled passion for my field, and a direct interface to the communities in which I operate. Right now, where youth group serves that role in my church and my friends serve that role in my everyday life, the Education Foundation serves that role for all of Erie. Through becoming a member, I have seen the workings of my school and community: the otherwise unseen people who faciliate the great things happening at Erie High School and the community beyond. They're great people, really.

OLIVIA STECINA

Student Advisory Panel Member

Olivia is a senior at Erie High School, and a leader within the school. They are Senior Class President for the Class of 2019, President of the Gender and Sexuality Acceptance Club, News Director of the Erie Tiger Network, and a section leader of Topaz Select Treble Choir. They currently work as a videographer for various schools and dance studios, as well as a Livestream Operator for CU's Grusin Music Hall. After high school, they plan to attend a film program in either New York or Chicago and study documentary filmmaking. They identify as gender non-binary and use they/them pronouns.

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WITT UNRUH

Student Advisory Panel Member

Witt's bio will be available here soon.