Board of Directors

The National Western Center Authority is a Colorado nonprofit that will program, operate and maintain the campus. The actions of the Authority are guided by a 13-person board of directors.

Voting board members include six mayoral appointees, two Colorado State University appointees, two National Western Stock Show appointees, and one Globeville, Elyria, or Swansea resident mayoral appointee. A second Globeville, Elyria, or Swansea resident is appointed by the mayor as a non-voting director. The city’s chief financial officer also serves as a non-voting director and treasurer of the board.

Board contact: Liz Adams, l.adams@nationalwesterncenter.com

BOARD MEETINGS

The board generally meets on the last Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. Meetings are subject to change. Meeting notices are posted at the Valdez-Perry Branch Library at 4690 Vine Street, Denver.

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

February 20, 2020
Campus Services & Partnerships Committee meeting | 8 a.m. | National Western Center Headquarters, 4701 Marion St., 4th floor
Monthly board meeting | 9 a.m. – noon | National Western Center Headquarters, 4701 Marion St., 4th floor | Agenda (PDF)

 

BOARD MEMBERS

CEO, FIRSTBANK (RETIRED)

John Ikard, Chair

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CHAIRMAN AND CEO, ALÉM INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Steven McCarthy, Vice Chair

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PRESIDENT AND CEO, NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW AND COMPLEX

Paul Andrews

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PRESIDENT, THE DENVER RETAIL GROUP

Robb Brown

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PRESIDENT, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

Dr. Tony Frank

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IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR, WESTERN STOCK SHOW ASSN BOARD

Pat Grant

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STATE SENATOR (RETIRED)

Lucia Guzman

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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER

Brendan Hanlon

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EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, OAKWOOD HOMES

Kelly Leid

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EXECUTIVE VICE CHANCELLOR OF THE COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Amy Parsons

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COMMUNITY ACTIVIST

John Zapien

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