The Prospect Ridge Academy Board of Directors is a group of committed community leaders who support our mission, vision, goals, and educational philosophy. Made up of parents, community, and business leaders, the board helps us maintain accountability to our students, families and the community by holding public meetings every month to review school progress and implement personnel, budgetary, administrative, and academic processes.
The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in the High School Conference Room from August through June, and are open to the public. Board meeting agendas and minutes can be found below. If you have other questions, please email Board President, Kevin Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bret Fund, Vice President
School Accountability Committee Chair
Bret is a Managing Partner at SecureSet, a cybersecurity academy and accelerator. Previously he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado - Boulder where he taught new venture creation and private equity. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's in Finance and a Masters in Organizational Behavior. He completed his PhD in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University while researching and teaching strategy and entrepreneurship. Bret and his wife Alisha, have four wonderful children who attend PRA.
Lena Lucas, Secretary
Community Outreach Subcommittee Chair
Lena is a former corporate and real estate attorney, but currently spends time volunteering at various non-profit organizations. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics with minors in French and English and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska. She and her husband David live in Broomfield in the Anthem neighborhood and have three children at PRA.
Todd Stockard, Treasurer
Finance Committee Chair
Julia Guynn, Director
Board Nominations/Governance Committee Chair
Julia is currently General Counsel for Cardno, Inc., a global ASX-200 professional infrastructure and environmental services company with expertise in development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Prior to joining Cardo, she was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Market Force Information, Inc. and the Assistant General Counsel for West Corporation. Julia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business in Administration from the University of Denver, a Juris Doctorate and a LL.M in the Laws of Taxation from the University of Denver. She has a son who attends Prospect Ridge Academy.
Susan January, Director
Fundraising Committee Co-Chair
Susan January is the Vice President of Product Management at Leanin’ Tree, Inc., based in Boulder, Colorado, where she has worked since 1998. She has extensive experience in product and category management, talent acquisition, business intelligence and strategic planning, and she regularly travels and speaks at national industry-related conferences and tradeshows. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty University in English, with minors in Greek and Psychology. Susan and her husband Terry are Annapolis, Maryland natives who now reside in Broomfield. They have a son who is finishing college in Denver, and twin daughters who are members of PRA’s Class of 2018.
Steve Perruzza, Director
Fundraising Committee Co-Chair
Athletics Committee Chair
Steve is currently President at Equable Investment Corporation, a family owned private money lending company for Real Estate Investing. Prior to that, he was a Vice President/General Manager at Advanced Forming Technology, a division of Precision Cast Parts Corporation. He attended J.K. Mullen High School and graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a general engineering degree. He and his wife Angela live in Westminster and have two sons. One is attending PRA as a 7th grader in the fall and the other is attending Cornerstone Christian Academy as a 5th grader.