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Board of Directors

Board minutes


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The TPAAK Board of Directors is the governing body for the Academy. Their regular public meeting is the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm. Additional meetings are occasionally scheduled and all meeting agendas are posted at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting in the atrium at the front of the building on the window of Room 101A. Meeting dates and times are subject to change with notice.  Click here for board resolution for notice of posting for board meetings.

To contact the Board please email us at tpaakboard@tpaak.org

TPAAK Board of Directors

Samuel Kornfeld (Chair) is parent to one child enrolled at TPAAK. He grew up in Fort Collins and graduated from Fort Collins High School. Mr. Kornfeld received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and a law degree for University of Wyoming. He was admitted to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming. Mr. Kornfeld also served on the Board of Directors for Poudre Golden K- Kiwanis Club from 2013 to 2015 and maintains close interaction with the clubs current board. Mr. Kornfeld works as a medical administrator and in private law practice with a small group of clients. Mr. Kornfeld joined the Board in 2012 and was appointed Board Chair in 2015.

To contact Sam: skornfeld@tpaak.org 

Joel Manguso (Board Member) is the father of two children attending TPAAK. Born and raised in Kremmling, CO, Joel moved to Northern Colorado to attend Aims Community College where he received two Associate Degrees in Fire Science and Fire Suppression in 2003. He has ten years of experience in management, and currently is the Operations Director for Zinga Frozen Yogurt. Joel keeps busy coaching and playing ice hockey with his kids in the winter and baseball in the summer.

To contact Joel: jmanguso@tpaak.org 

Sherri Nyberg (Secretary) is mother of a fourth grader at TPAAK. A native of northern Colorado, she has always had a particular love of Fort Collins. Utilizing her Bachelors in Mathematics/Computer Science, she spent 5 years contributing to Hewlett Packard’s consumer products division. She now has a nationwide clientele in a self-owned web application and development business where she spends her time in design, development, and implementation on a variety of platforms. With her scientific background and 10+ years of experience in the northern Colorado technology environment, she brings insight into the latest trends and advancements in technology, organizational skills, and a focus on STEM fundamentals to the TPAAK Board.

To contact Sherri: snyberg@tpaak.org

Michael Kilbon (Board Member)

Michael Kilbon is a parent of a child attending TPAAK. He currently works at UCHealth performing a number of tasks related to helping employers fund their own health related benefits programs. As an employee of the benefits administrator, United Medical Alliance, for over a decade prior to its purchase by UCHealth, he oversaw the technology department before assuming overall operations responsibility. Before moving west, Michael was a budget analyst for Hartford Life. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

To contact Michael: mkilbon@tpaak.org

Rhiannon Walser (Board Member)

Rhiannon Walser is a new member to the board and a mother of a Kindergartner.  After moving from Montana to Northern Colorado at a young age she later graduated Thompson Valley High School.  She enjoys serving her community by working with children and enjoys volunteering through out the week at TPAAK.

To contact Rhiannon: rwalswer@tpaak.org