Endorsements

Join the community in supporting better funding for our schools

Campaign Committee
  • Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Chancellor Emerita – UCCS
  • Tom Strand, City Councilmember
  • Merv Bennett, City Councilmember
  • Jill Gaebler, City Councilmember
  • Tatiana Bailey, Director – UCCS Economic Forum
  • Sara Kinney, CEO – Rimtech
  • Rocky Scott, President – Tor Resources
  • Ray Nunn, Owner – Nunn Construction
  • Mary Ellen McNally, Former City Councilor
  • Taj Stokes, Community Builder – Thrive Colorado Springs
  • David Ervin, President – The Resource Exchange
  • Jennifer Taylor, Manager – Bryan Construction
  • Lisanne McNew, COO – NcNew and Associates
  • Willie Breazell, Former D-11 School Board Member
  • Toby Gannett, Business Leader – PCR Management
  • Gene Sanchez, President and CEO – Zechnas
  • Bill Elder, El Paso County Sheriff
  • Dan May, 4th Judicial District Attorney
  • Larry Borland, Chief Administrator for Sheriff
  • Jan Martin – Former City Councilor
  • Linda Weiss, CEO – Colorado Springs Conservatory
  • Dave Munger, Council of Neighborhood Organizations
  • Steve Schleiker
  • Chip Ecks, Member D-11 oversight committee
  • Susan Edmondson, President – Downtown Partnership
  • Stacey Burns, Vice President – Better Business Bureau
  • Carlos Jiminez, Director of Admissions – Colorado College
  • Tim Gore, Development Director – Independence Center
  • Candace Datz, Community Advocate
  • Henry Yankowski, El Paso County Administrator
  • Jon Khoury, Executive Director – Cottonwood Center for the Arts
Endorsing Businesses and Organizations
  • Downtown Partnership
  • Bristol Brewing Company
  • Nunn Construction
  • Iron Horse Pediatrics
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Southern Colorado Branch
  • Pikes Peak Lemonade Company
  • Bonny & Read
  • Colorado Co-Op
  • JA Flesher Company
  • Meeker Music
  • Property Mill Real Estate Group
  • Rasta Pasta
  • The Rabbit Hole
  • Tony’s
  • HPE
  • Classic Companies
  • King Chef
  • Summer Love Tye Dye
  • Steele Elementary PTA
  • Madison Elementary PTA
  • Keller Elementary PTA
  • Wooglin’s Deli
  • Colorado Springs Business Journal
  • Colorado Springs Forward
  • Bryan Construction
  • Design Rangers
  • RTA Architects
  • Old Town Bike Shop
  • Artbank and Oriental Rug Center
  • Entwine
  • Kimball’s Peak Three Theatre
  • Odyssey Gastro Pub
  • Rico’s
  • Tremmel Design Group
  • Shuga’s
  • Wells and West General Contractors
  • Conspire!
  • Doherty High School PTA
  • Trailblazer Elementary PTA
  • Bristol Elementary PTA
  • Barracuda Bazaar
  • Apex Fun Run
  • Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC
  • Together For Colorado Springs
  • GE Johnson
  • Colorado Springs Switchbacks
  • Coalition of Neighborhood Organizations
  • Challenger Homes
  • Gearmunk
  • United Floor Company
  • The Blue Star
  • Downtown Dentist
  • Hooked On Books
  • La’au’s Taco Shop
  • The Skirted Heifer
  • Pig Latin Food Truck
  • Runners Roost
  • Wild Goose Meeting House
  • Josh & John’s
  • Stockman Kast Ryan
  • Chipeta Elementary PTA
  • Grant Elementary PTA
  • El Paso County PTA
  • Ivywild School
  • Home Builders Association (HBA)
  • Healthier Colorado
  • Nor’wood Development
  • Brown’s Shoe Fit Company
  • Echo Architecture
  • Bambino’s Urban Pizzeria
  • Little Richard’s Toys
  • Poor Richard’s Book Store
  • Sparrow Hawk Cookware
  • Bingo Burger
  • Studio 101
  • Mother Muff’s Kitchen
  • Switchback Coffee Roasters
  • Penrose Elementary PTA
  • Coronado High School PTA
  • Stir
  • The Hatch Cover
Individual Endorsements
  • Richard Skorman – Poor Richard’s
  • Jim Johnson – GE Johnson
  • Lyman Kaiser – Former D11 School Board President
  • Chuck Murphy – Murphy Construction
  • Doug Stimple – Classic Companies
  • June Waller – League of Women Voters
  • Mark Tremmel – Tremmel Design Group
  • Chris Sondermann – Terra Verde
  • Jim Kin, Attorney
  • Rhonda Heschel
  • Perrin Cunningham
  • Cate Boddington
  • Tim Boddington
  • Esther Beynon and Alfred Metzger
  • Tom Smithfield
  • Tricia Mundt Nixon
  • Polly Dunn
  • Diana Graski
  • Cynthia Martinez
  • Dave Engstrom
  • Aurora Umana-Arko
  • Jo Cunningham
  • Brian Relich
  • Terry Martinez
  • Jeff Scholes
  • Kevin Gardner
  • Melissa Smead
  • Kathy Griego
  • Dr. Edward Maynard
  • Mara Abernathy
  • Greg Davis
  • Lynne Davis
  • Kenneth Pfeil
  • Tamara Sabin
  • Carla Auld
  • Nora Brown
  • Diana Beatty
  • Bruce Eggleston
  • Kristen Balsick
  • Teresa McNeil
  • Dennis Thruston
  • Kandy Claybaugh
  • Treg and Tom Joslyn
  • Keith Marcantel
  • John Keane
  • Russ Shaw
  • Kevin Vick
  • Joan Jahelka
  • Phillip Jahelka
  • Randall Zimmerman
  • Anne Morris
  • Calvin Welshon
  • Mary Giddens
  • Danny Boltjes
  • Thyrza Holland
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Elisa Villarruel
  • Kevin Walker
  • Warren Williams
  • Nicky Soto
  • Rosa Garcia
  • Justin Jergensen
  • Sandra Weitz
  • Kimi Stone
  • Darian Founds
  • Scott Crosby
  • Ryan Capp
  • Diana Fitzsimmons
  • Shannon Garcia
  • Brian Leatham
  • Cole Bennett
  • Greg Ashby
  • Kevin McCafferty
  • Darren Kelley
  • David Sawtelle
  • Carolyn Derr
  • Tanna Shontz
  • Jeffrey Palmer
  • Renee Cockrell
  • Adele Rodriguez
  • Anthiya Adams
  • Credic J Campbell
  • Janice Ruybal
  • Ivy Boyer
  • Heidi Gugler
  • Thomas Jahelka
  • John McCarron
  • Mike Bristol – Ivywild School
  • Chris Jenkins – Nor’wood Development
  • Tom Binnings – Local Economist
  • Mike Helwege – Core Commercial
  • Matt Hood
  • Mary and Jim Ciletti – Hooked On Books
  • Dr. Julia Rohleder – Downtown Dentist
  • Gary and Linda Staines – Runners Roost
  • Joe Campana – The Rabbit Hole
  • Justin Burns – State Farm
  • Marvin Strait, CPA
  • Amy Rusert
  • Jessica Valentine
  • Jennie Danfors-Furman
  • Dr. Nicholas Gledich
  • Robert Lessig
  • Dulcy and Scott Uhl
  • Tyler Sherman
  • Dan Hoff
  • Ian Flesher
  • Susan Jaffey
  • Nikki McComsey
  • Lori Corliss
  • JoAnn Hopper Davis
  • Carl Schueler
  • Trish Velez
  • Brian Casebeer
  • Jeff Michael
  • Michael Dell
  • Chyra Larkin
  • Dr. Sean Bradley
  • Shawna Brown
  • Lorna Lohmann
  • Janette Burton
  • Zola Paget
  • Darin Smith
  • Ann Connors
  • Ann Place
  • Bobby Groat
  • Sharon Gateley
  • Carlos Perez
  • Elizabeth Rather
  • Randolph Mimm
  • Josh Chism
  • Sheila Romero
  • Kimi Burton
  • Jeremy Koselak
  • Teresa Romero
  • Eric Mason
  • Patricia Thistlewaite
  • Sara Bullock
  • Michael Phipps
  • Henry Reitwiesner
  • Patricia Reitweisner
  • Andrea Stemper
  • Stuart Coppedge
  • Kristine Odom
  • Brien Hodges
  • Devin Watts
  • Donald Taylor
  • Christy Feldman
  • Rex Garrison
  • Christopher Brandt
  • Gregory and Donna Ecks
  • Rosemary Barbari
  • Shawn Lein
  • Janine Russell
  • Diane Andis
  • Caron Crowe
  • Carla Moore
  • Rhonda Conn-Parent
  • Jennifer Coil
  • Donald Thomassen
  • Margaret Frey
  • Stacy Strobel
  • Erica St.Germain
  • Jennifer Mann
  • Sonia Urban
  • Ed Hanson
  • Mike Garcia
  • Grace White
  • Kessa Scott
  • William Janas
  • Thad Gemski
  • Kathy Loo – High Valley Group
  • Chuck Murphy – Murphy Construction
  • Kevin Walker – HBA Public Policy Council
  • Russ Ware – Wild Goose Meeting House
  • Dr. Pamela Taylor – Cardiologist
  • Eel Anderson – Tony’s
  • Trish Velez – Pig Latin Food Truck
  • Susan and Rob Hirt – Mother Muffs
  • James Kin, Attorney
  • Marvin Strait
  • Tracy Lessig
  • Lou and Lynette Galletta
  • Sarah Jack
  • Zachary McComsey
  • Ryan Brown
  • John Gladney IV
  • Abbagail Kelly
  • Devra Ashby
  • Angelique Kwok
  • Marlee Ahmad
  • Alyssa Kelly
  • Taryn Bailey
  • Chris Kilroy
  • Mary Coleman
  • Jason Bullock
  • Nancy Smith
  • Duane Roberson
  • Dr. Elisa Valdez
  • Karen Newton
  • Sandy Wenger
  • Dr. Erica Mulder
  • Lauren Hug
  • Linda Sanders
  • Dr. Kerri Bagnell
  • Michelle Hollenbeck
  • Paul Connors
  • John Bailey
  • Connie Lupton
  • Shawn Gullixson
  • Anthony Ortiz
  • Courtney Bzymek
  • Bobbi Kay
  • Casey McComsey
  • Elsa Harridge
  • Sara McComsey
  • Joseph Morin
  • John Eichmann
  • Diane Vanderpool
  • Kathi Ogrodny
  • Martha Hanawalt
  • David Havlick
  • Marion Hourdequin
  • Samantha Ewen
  • Jackie Provenzano
  • Larry Yonker
  • Ryan Lloyd
  • Kristen Whitcomb
  • Andrea Sutela
  • Leticia King
  • Carole Johnson
  • Cindy Shan
  • Sondra Vela
  • Ryan Miller
  • William Fisher
  • Philip Hutcherson
  • Sheila Cooper
  • Connie Law
  • Daniel Ottersberg
  • Julie Fahey
  • Phyllis Gius
  • Milo Bailey
  • Anthony Gioia
  • John Skar
  • Heather Carroll
  • Heidi Breaky
  • Colleen McElvogue
  • Lara Disney
  • Katie Starkey
  • Kasandra Erbaugh
  • Tammy Weakland
  • John Mina
  • Howard Johnson
  • Sherie Watkins
  • Krystal Crnich
  • Debby Blake
  • Joseph Coleman – Ivywild School
  • Brian Bahr – Challenger Homes
  • Ralph Braden Jr. – Nor’wood Development
  • Sara Poe – Council of Neighborhood Organizations
  • Zac Chapman – Colorado Springs Food Rescue
  • Blake Wilson – Art Bank
  • Lynette Crow-Iverson – Conspire
  • Chris Colean – Colorado Co-Op
  • Tyler Sherman – Odyssey Gastro Pub
  • Rex Welshon – UCCS
  • Jason Poole
  • Glenn Gustafson
  • Mary Thurman
  • Pam Taylor
  • Ryan Lloyd
  • Luann Long
  • Elaine Naleski
  • Crystal Ralph, PA
  • Jim Mason
  • Marissa Kirby, NP
  • Carol Hoffman
  • Nancy Brinton
  • Ben Sparks
  • Hayley Garcia, PA
  • Larry Driskill
  • Karen Petersilie
  • Louann Dekleva
  • Anthony Carlson
  • Sharon Skinner, PA
  • Himan Kwok
  • James Vaughn
  • Kelsey Ruhmann, PA
  • John Crandall
  • Dr. Pamela Limb
  • Holly Brilliant
  • Jim Hastings
  • Mayumi Edling
  • Shalah Sims
  • Natasha Crouse
  • Talonna Hybki
  • Karen Shaw
  • Dorian Lee
  • Marcia Case
  • Lana Flenniken
  • Gary Butterworth
  • Sarah Scott
  • Hillary Charles
  • Christine Carlson
  • Leslie Wolken
  • G Blake Miller
  • Jan Sinclair Rennie
  • Diane Knight
  • David Engstrom
  • Cathy Engstrom
  • Lily Engstrom
  • Zinabu Engstrom
  • Roberta Bogen
  • Melanie Bulick
  • Michael Nagelkerke
  • Jennifer James
  • Jenny Courtier
  • Chris Noll
  • Megan MacMillan
  • Jodi Noll
  • Stephanie Leasure
  • Jennie Horner
  • Anna Dick
  • Becky Blanc
  • Natalie Brummer
  • Kris Siebers
  • Michele Legette
  • Jennifer Strombeck
  • Tammy Valkonen
  • Bruce Kuhns
  • Alesha Day
  • Carrie Skeens
  • Debra Zawacky
  • Amy Cameron
  • Daniel Riecks