2016 Bond Oversight Committee

Purpose: The Denver Public Schools Bond Oversight Committee is a group of community members appointed by the superintendent and school board to monitor and advise the school district in the effective, efficient and appropriate use of general obligation bond funds approved by Denver voters on Nov. 8, 2016.


  • Oversee and review bond construction projects to ensure that they align with what was approved by voters and the school board.
  • Committee chairs will work with district staff to provide reports to school board members on the spending and progress of the bond.
  • To represent the work of the committee within the community.
  • Review and advise on DPS recommendations for the use of bond savings.
  • Review and advise on DPS recommendations for project changes.

Public Comment: Each committee meeting will reserve up to 10 minutes at the start for public comment. Speakers are limited to 2 minutes each and should email Dustin Kress (dustin_kress@dpsk12.org) 24 hours in advance to be added to the speaker list. If more than 5 speakers have requested time, later speakers will be scheduled for the following oversight meeting.

Upcoming Meetings:

Nov. 14, 7:00-9:00 a.m., Emily Griffith Campus – 14er Dining Room

Nov 28, 7:00-9:00 a.m., Emily Griffith Campus – room 735A

Dec. 12, 7:00-9:00 a.m., Emily Griffith Campus – 14er Dining Room

Dec. 19, 7:00-9:00 a.m., Emily Griffith Campus – 14er Dining Room

Prior Meetings and Materials

–       March 15th: Kickoff Meeting

–       April 26th: Financial Update, MWBE Overview, Heat Mitigation

–       June 14th: Quality Learning Environments

–       Aug. 8th: Bus Tour

–       Sept. 6th: Technology UpdateHTEC OverviewCareerConnect Overview

–       Nov. 1st: Financial Update; Heat Mitigation Discussion

–       Dec. 13th: Strategic Regional Analysis; Communications Update

–      Jan. 24th: Communications Update; Roles and Responsibilities

–      Feb. 14th: Roles and Responsibilities Conversation

–      Mar. 14th: Committee Dashboard Discussion

–     April 11th: MyTech Update

–     May 9th: Safety Update

–     Aug. 29th: Summer Project Review

–     Sept. 12th: Committee Dashboard Review



• Al Habercorn

• Colleen Kazemi

• Diana Romero Campbell

• Halisi Vinson

• Kim Desmond (co-chair)

• Luchia Brown

• Melissa Rosas

• Rocio Perez

• Russell Welch (co-chair)

• Tom Migaki

• Tony Curcio

• Andrea Steffanich