The “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County believes in building strong partnerships with community members to support our mission of serving children in our community. We appreciate those who are dedicated to this shared mission and recognize the valuable contribution of those who volunteer with our organization.

Learn about our current board members below.

  1. John Ricotta, Chair 
    2nd Term
    Senior Vice President, FirstBank
  2. Jim Hooton, Vice-Chair 
    1st Term
    Retired CEO, Vertiba
    Boulder, Colorado
  3. Jackie Juarez, Secretary 
    1st Term
    Educator, Dreamer Scholar Alumna
  4. Danica Powell, Outgoing Chair 
    2nd Term
    Founding Partner, Trestle Strategy Group
  5. Christina Primeau 
    1st Term
  6. Dan DeGolier
    1st Term
    Founder and Fractional CEO, Ascent CFO Solutions, LLC
  7. Dennis Berry
    3rd Term
    Community Volunteer
  8. Grace Gutierrez
    1st Term
  9. Jason Vallery 
    1st Term
    Microsoft, Dreamer Scholar Alumna  
  10. Luis Garza, M.D.
    1st Term
    Tierras Garza, LLC
  11. Michael Bosma
    1st Term
    Partner, Rubicon Development
  12. Michelle Sulek
    1st Term
    Elevations Credit Union
  13. Peter Braun 
    1st Term
  14. Shannon Sackmann  
    1st Term
    Human Factor 
  15. William Barclay, Ph.D
    1st Term
    Retired, Scientist


Board members serve for a term of three years and can serve for three consecutive terms. Each board member serves on at least one board committee.

If you are interested in becoming a board member or joining a committee, please fill out a volunteer application online.

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