Officers and Directors


An elected board of officers and directors oversees all phases of ARCS Colorado Foundation. At monthly board meetings, the work and progress of the committees are discussed. Officers of the Colorado Board include president, immediate past president, vice presidents and in some years, president-elect.

The fiscal year is July 1 –June 30, with the annual meeting each May. The year’s largest event is the Scholar Awards Luncheon in October, when the scholars are presented with their monetary awards.

Officers of the Colorado Board are listed below.


Officers and Board of Directors - July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

President Susan Speece
Past President/ Governance Ann Brown
Treasurer/VP of Finance Shirleen Tucker
Financial Reporting Chair Nancy Kerr

Co-Vice Presidents for Fund Development 

Ann Lowdermilk, Lyda Ludeman

Vice President of University Relations

Jo Byyny

Vice President of Operations Jeanine Ingber
Co-Vice Presidents of Membership

Barbara MacDonald, Barb McCarty

Vice President of Communications Ann Brown
Vice President of Programs

Joan Obert

Northern Colorado Liaison Elissa Teel-Duggan
Recording Secretary Sherri Weinstein
Scholar Relations Website Chair Barbara Berryman
University Relations:  

Elnore Grow


Elissa Teel-Duggan

UC Boulder

Danielle Okin, Edie Petrock

UC Anchutz Medical Campus

Sherrye Berger & Eileen Pettijohn

UC Denver Wanda Newman
UC Colorado Springs Eula Hoff
Parliamentarian Valerie Brown
ByLaws Chair Wanda Newman
Corresponding Chair Sandee Walling
Editor of ARCS Connection Sherri Weinstein