Paige Brock is the president of the Board of Directors. She primarily grew up in Colorado and received her bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Colorado. As a former litigation attorney, she has worked in the Denver offices of two different national law firms counseling clients in a wide range of civil disputes. She also previously served as a volunteer lawyer for Metro Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Court. Prior to joining the Board, Paige served on the BFA Grant Writing Committee. Paige and her husband, Matt, live in Highlands Ranch with their two sons. Paige’s current Board term ends in May 2017.
Becky Mullen is the vice president of the Board of Directors. She grew up in Leawood, Kansas, and moved to Colorado in 1999 after attending The University of Kansas. She is currently a stay at home mom, which she treasures more than anything else. Previously, Becky performed quality assurance at a technology company. She has been a hospice volunteer and is a licensed personal trainer. In the school system in which she grew up, parental involvement and assisting each child to reach his/her full potential was of utmost importance – Becky wants the same for her children. Prior to joining the Board, Becky served on the BFA Marketing Committee. Becky and her husband, Rob, live in Highlands Ranch and have three children. Becky’s current Board term ends in May 2017.
Bill Castor grew up in Michigan and is a U.S. Army veteran. Bill has a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in chemistry from Central Michigan University and a master of business administration (MBA) from DePaul University in Chicago with a concentration in finance. He also is a graduate of the executive MBA program at INSEAD, an international business school in Fontainebleau, France. He has spent the past 20-plus years in the energy business, leading teams that develop and finance conventional and renewable energy projects in the United States, as well as Europe. He lives in Highlands Ranch with his wife, Mette, and their three sons. Bill’s current Board term ends in May 2018.
Kent Barwind grew up in Syracuse, New York, and obtained his bachelor of science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in information systems. Kent started his career in IT with Procter & Gamble and attended business school at the University of Chicago. After earning his master of business administration, Kent changed his focus to finance. He spent the next 10 years working in corporate finance at major consumer package goods companies. Prior to joining the Board, Kent served on the BFA School Accountability Committee (SAC) and Finance Committee. Kent and his wife, Monica, live in Littleton with their four children (two daughters and two sons). Kent’s current Board term ends in May 2018.
Matt Warder holds a bachelor of science from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in telecommunications from the University of Denver. Matt changed companies in May of 2015 (after 15 years with tw telecom) and is now with Comcast as Director of Sales Engineering for the West Division. He is passionate about being a voice for children that are afraid to otherwise speak for themselves and supports Sungate Kids as well as the National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC.org). Matt, his wife Kami, and their four children (three daughters and a son) live in Highlands Ranch. Matt’s current Board term ends in May 2017.
Bryan Molen is an at-large director on the Board of Directors and the Board liaison for the SAC Committee. He grew up in the film industry in Southern California, and he also lived in northwest Montana before moving to Colorado in 2009. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Maine, Orono. He has been in the commercial risk management and insurance brokerage industry for 13 years, and currently works for Aon Risk Solutions, the largest risk and insurance brokerage in the world. Bryan, and his wife Stephanie, have 3 children and have lived in Highlands Ranch since 2010. Bryan’s current Board term ends in May 2019.
Ann Citrin is a Colorado native – born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ann received her bachelors of arts in political science and her law degrees at the University of Colorado at Boulder. For several years, Ann practiced law at an international law firm where she counseled clients on numerous complex commercial litigation issues related to intellectual property. Ann also served on the Board of Directors for The Colorado Children’s Hospital Foundation. Now, Ann lives in Highlands Ranch with her husband Michael, and she is a stay-at-home mom to her two wonderful children and puppy. Prior to joining the Board, Ann served the BFA community through its Policy and Grant Writing committees and chaired the School Accountability Committee (SAC). Ann’s current Board term ends in May 2019.