Cal Frazier served as the commissioner for the Colorado Department of Education for 15 years and was a driving force in attracting qualified teachers into Colorado’s public schools. Cal devoted his life to improving both the Colorado and national education system and is still remembered as a “leader of leaders”in public education.
President, Boettcher Foundation
Tim Schultz has served as president of the Boettcher Foundation since 1996. The foundation believes in the promise of Colorado and the potential of Coloradans. Every day they invest in citizens across the state through the Boettcher Scholars program, Boettcher Teacher Residency, Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Grants and Capital Grants.
Chairman & CEO, Oakwood Homes
In 1991 Patrick Hamill founded Oakwood Homes. As the largest private builder in Colorado, Oakwood Homes is committed to the growth and development of the Front Range beyond housing. Pat co-founded two community education organizations: The Foundation for Educational Excellence and the 21st Century High Tech Academy.
Former President & CEO, Rose Community Foundation
Sheila Bugdanowitz was president and chief executive officer of Rose Community Foundation. She was legendary for her deep connections and relationships. She brought people together to make the community a better place for all and she dedicated her life to improving the world around her. Her leadership and generous spirit continue to echo throughout the philanthropic community and the community as a whole.