Officers & Directors


An elected board of officers and directors oversees all phases of ARCS Foundation, Colorado Chapter. 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 an annual Spring Meeting. The year’s largest event is the Fall Scholar Awards Luncheon, when all scholars are presented with their monetary awards.

Officers of the Colorado Board are listed below.


Board of Directors - July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

President Sue Zoby
Past President/ Governance Valerie Brown
Vice President of Finance & Treasurer Shirleen Tucker
Financial Reporting Chair  
Vice President of Communications Sherri Weinstein
Co-Vice President for Fund Development Ann Lowdermilk
Co-Vice President for Fund Development Sonnie Talley
Vice President of Membership Barb MacDonald
Vice President of Programs Joan Obert
Vice President of University Relations Jo Byyny
Scholar Relations Chair Elnore Grow
Recording Secretary Sandi Miller
ARCS Connections Editor Sherri Weinstein
Bylaws Chair Wanda Newman
Corresponding Chair Sandra Walling
Electronic Communications Chair Barbara Berryman
Parliamentarian Susan Speece
University Relations Liaisons:  
CSM Elnore Grow, Susan Howard
CSU Elissa Teel-Duggan
CU Boulder Nancy Kellog
CU Anchutz Medical Campus Bev Goodman
CU Denver Wanda Newman
UC Colorado Springs Mary Bartholomew, Mary Gromko
Directors At Large:  
Ann Brown  
Nicky Gittelman (Emeritus)  
Lyda Ludeman  
Harriet Peterson (Emeritus)