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Arapahoe Community College

Board of Directors

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation Board of Directors raises support and advocates for ACC. It is the responsibility of each board member to assure the successful implementation of the Foundation and College strategic vision.

Becoming a Board Member

Members of the ACC Foundation Board of Directors must be nominated. Once selected, they will sit on the Board for three years.

Meet our ACC Board of Directors

John "JT" Trujillo, CFP® - Chair

John Trujillo

John "JT" Trujillo, CFP® - Chair

Principal & Portfolio Manager, CFP®
West End Wealth Management

Mr. Trujillo enjoys relationship management and helping his clients meet their financial goals. In addition to wealth management, Mr. Trujillo spends his extra time as a maker of functional objects in clay. He has a deep appreciation for the arts and has recently received his Associate’s in Studio Art from ACC with a concentration in ceramics; he is a studio potter for Trujillo Pottery.

Rhonda Lord - Immediate Past Chair

Rhonda Lord

Rhonda Lord - Immediate Past Chair

Owner / President, Express Employment Professionals

Rhonda enjoys baking and cooking as was a past owner of a catering company. She enjoys family and arts & crafts. She firmly believes education is a vital requirement to employment, as a Business Owner for over 23 years, she can attest to this. This is one of many reasons why she wants to give back through ACC, Douglas County and the surrounding community.

Randy Anderson - Treasurer

Randy Anderson

Randy Anderson - Treasurer

Owner, RJ Anderson Financial, LLC

Randy loves to enjoy the outdoors in Colorado, photography, hikes, concerts, music, food and wine, festivals, travel and art. Randy has personally seen the impact that scholarships have on students at ACC, which is why he is involved with the ACC Foundation. 

Libby Bortz

Libby Bortz

Libby Bortz

Psychiatric Social Worker, Private Practice

Libby loves skiing, tennis, theatre, symphony and traveling. When asked why she decided to join the ACC Foundation Board she stated “My parents told me it was important for me to educate my heart as well as my brain; working with the ACC Foundation provides me with the opportunity to do both.”

JB Fairbanks

JB Fairbanks

JB Fairbanks

Attorney, Shareholder, Treece Alfrey Musat, P. C.

JB loves the Denver Nuggets, arts, theatre, wine, music, nothing “too outdoorsy.” He has a passion for education and his driving force is to stimulate his community by giving back. He would eventually like to teach and loves to inspire those who think college is not for them.

Kenneth Garry

Kenneth Garry

Kenneth Garry

Owner, Kenneth D. Garry Insurance Agency

Ken became a board member because he believes education is the key to doing well in life, and community colleges are one of the most cost effective ways to get that education. He believes that if he can help to raise funds to give out as scholarships he helps more people succeed. In his spare time he enjoys participating in his local bowling league, is an active member of the Knights of Columbus, and sings in several church choirs.

Kevin J. Kostoff

Kevin J. Kostoff

Kevin J. Kostoff

Director, Kostoff & CO at NOVA Home Loans

Kevin joined the ACC Foundation because he believes education is a key component to making the Human condition better for all, and the Community College makes it accessible. As a lifelong resident of Littleton, he has grown up with ACC and seen first-hand how it has made our community better; meeting the needs of students following a traditional education path to helping a more mature audience retool their employment skills for advancement. As his own daughter starts to look at how ACC will be a part of her college experience he is seeing even more of ACC’s many untapped facets.He and his wife and have called Littleton home their entire married lives raising their daughter here. Spending most of his career in residential real estate he enjoys teaching others and looking at real estate.

Jarrod Lassen

Jarrod Lassen

Jarrod Lassen

President, FirstBank, Douglas County Market

Jarrod joined the ACC Foundation Board because he believes community colleges fill a vital role; providing affordable, quality education and job skills training. He states “I am proof positive of the impact a community college can have in shaping an individual’s future.”

Perry Leyden

Perry Leyden

Perry Leyden

Regional Director, Vasa Fitness

Perry joined ACC because it is an all-inclusive environment where people of all ages can get a degree and change their journey for the better in life. He believes ACC meets the students where they are in their current journey and “prepares them for FUTURE STATE...” Perry is a Denver native who has worked in 10 different states and two countries. He has a passion for outdoor sports including soccer, skiing, and tennis. He and his wife of 23 years have four daughters; one is a senior at Cherry Creek High School, 2 attend the University of Oklahoma (OU), and their eldest is a recent graduate of that same university.   

John Libby

John Libby

John Libby

Ad Manager, ValPak and Real Estate Broker at Keller Williams

John loves to run, play his guitar, and write. He wants to give back to the community and students that served him at the beginning of his career. He also wants to change lives through education. Mother, mother-in-law and sister-in-law, wife all are ACC Alumni.

Laura Reinhold

Laura Reinhold

Laura Reinhold

Member Service Contact Center Director, Credit Union of Colorado

Laura enjoys traveling, attending live music and theater performances, browsing art festivals, and having new adventures with family and friends. Laura started her college career at a neighborhood community college, and that experience influenced her to encourage others to pursue their dreams through education. She is honored to be a part of the ACC Foundation board where she can bring her passion for people and learning together.

Charlie Vail

Charlie Vail

Charlie Vail

DVM, Littleton Equine Medical Center

Charlie states that he is a “huge fan of ACC since its founding...have taken courses and will take more...ACC is integral to my community and my business."

Amy Washburn

Amy Washburn

Amy Washburn

HR Director, Comcast

Amy loves to spend time in the sunshine with her family exploring all the outdoors as to offer. They enjoy camping, hiking and archery together as a family. As a first generation college graduate, she is a life-long learner and loves to inspire others to find their passion and never stop learning about it.

Ned White

Ned White

Ned White

CEO Architecture / Planning / Interiors, Intergroup Inc.

Ned’s outside activities are skiing, mountain biking and golf. As a first generation college graduate, he values and understands the importance of education and believes that community colleges play a vital role in their community and provide opportunities for alternative career paths.

Belinda Aaron, PhD

Belinda Aaron, PhD, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services, Arapahoe Community College

Belinda Aaron, PhD

Ex-Officio Member
Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services
Arapahoe Community College

Eric Dunker, PhD

Eric Dunker, Associate Vice President and Dean of Business, Technology, and Workforce Partnerships, Arapahoe Community College

Eric Dunker, PhD

Ex-Officio Member
Associate Vice President and Dean of Business, Technology, and Workforce Partnerships
Arapahoe Community College

Stephanie J. Fujii, PhD

Stephanie J. Fujii, PhD, President, Arapahoe Community College

Stephanie J. Fujii, PhD

Ex-Officio Member
President
Arapahoe Community College

Denise Lefort

Denise Lefort, Business Department Chair and Faculty, Arapahoe Community College

Denise Lefort

Ex-Officio Member
Business Department Chair and Faculty
Arapahoe Community College

Lisa Matye Edwards, PhD

Lisa Matye Edwards, PhD, Vice President of Student Affairs, Arapahoe Community College

Lisa Matye Edwards, PhD

Ex-Officio Member
Vice President of Student Affairs
Arapahoe Community College

Josie Mills, PhD

Josie Mills, PhD - Interim Vice President for Instruction and Provost

Josie Mills, PhD

Ex-Officio Member
Interim Vice President for Instruction and Provost
Arapahoe Community College

Carrie Zwanzig

Carrie Zwanzig, ACC Grants Development Director

Carrie Zwanzig

Ex-Officio Member
Grants Development Director
Arapahoe Community College