Joanna Rosenblum, Chair

Ms. Rosenblum recently retired from Hewlett-Packard after a 24-year career.  She is currently working with several non-profits, including the National Association for Olmsted Parks and the Boulder Library Foundation.

Sheila Bisenius

Former chair of Opera Colorado, member of the board of Clifford Still Museum, on board of the Friends of the Library, former deputy director of the Denver Art Museum, assistant director Brooklyn Museum, Cooper Hewit Museum.

Rutt Bridges*

Rutt is a geophysicist, serial entrepreneur, venture capital investor, and former Colorado Public Radio Board Chair.

Fred Brown**

Fred Brown is a semiretired Denver Post reporter, editor and columnist. He teaches media ethics at the University of Denver and is active in the Society of Professional Journalists, where he served as national president (1997-98) and a longtime member of its ethics committee.

Dan Grossman

Dan is the regional director of the Environmental Defense Fund. Dan served six years in the Colorado House, and was the state’s youngest House Minority Leader. Dan also served four years in the Colorado Senate, and chaired the Judiciary Committee and was vice chairman of the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee.

Ruth Hopfenbeck**

Ruth is a board member of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains.  Ruth co-founded Denver Women’s Career Center and was Western Region Chair of the Smith College Resource Development Committee.

Kelly Hupfeld

Kelly Hupfeld is associate dean at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver.  She has worked for the Center for Education Policy Analysis, the Public Education and Business Coalition, and the Bighorn Center for Public Policy. Prior to coming to Colorado, she practiced labor and employment law in Chicago.

Kyle R. Miller

Kyle is president of Rock Oil Company, LLC, a company he founded in 2008 after many years in oil and gas exploration.  He is a member of many shooting organizations, including the Bunker Club, NRA, USA Shooting, and National Sporting Clays Association, and is affiliated with the California Indians and Pawling Mountain Club.

Rosemarie Murane*

Rosemarie Murane is a founding member of the Children’s Museum and was active for many years in the Friends of Chamber Music.  She is a trustee of the National Association of Olmsted Parks.

Warren Olsen*

Warren is co-founder and chief investment officer of First Western Financial; member of the board of directors of the Aetos Funds, Brightwood Capital Management and Construction Software Technologies.  He was a member of the Board of Regents of Georgetown University and the Board of Advisors of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Tom Stokes*

Tom was president of Gates Capital Management, LLC, and was executive director and trustee of the Gates Family Foundation. His career in commercial banking spanned 36 years. He has long been active on the boards and as an officer of many organizations including Downtown Denver, Inc., the Clayton Foundation, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority, and the Colorado Forum.

Dennis Trescott*

Dennis’ career was in commercial real estate in Denver. After working for a mid-size commercial firm, he started his own development company specializing in development, leasing and management of office-warehouse properties. Dennis serves on the board of the Auraria Foundation.

*Former chair of the CPR Board of Directors
**Former member of the CPR Board of Directors