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Board receives art award

The LPS Board of Education was named the recipient of the 2012 Colorado Distinguished Leadership Award by the Colorado Art Education Association.  This award honors outstanding contributions in visual art edeucation through support, service, and advocacy within the field of educartion by administrators, principals, and school board members.

Watch the video that was shown as part of the Board's acceptance speech at the awards presentation October 27, 2012.



The LPS Board of Education was named the
2010 All-State School Board
by the Colorado Association of School Boards!

Representing Community Interests

The Littleton Public Schools Board of Education consists of five members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of four years. Elections are held in November every two years. The Board members serve at-large and following the election, officers are selected for president,  vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and assistant secretary.

The Board of Education is responsible for carrying out the mandatory laws of the state and where federal and state laws do not prohibit, the Board is authorized to establish and appraise district educational activities. The Board considers its most important functions to be in the categories of:

  •  Employment of superintendent
  •  Legislative or policymaking
  •  Educational planning and appraisal
  •  Staffing and appraisal
  •  Financial resources
  •  School facilities
  •  Communications with the public
  •  Judicial
Jack Reutzel


Elected November 2013-November 2017
Voice Mail: 303-347-3510




Jack Reutzel, Board President, was elected to his first term in November 2013. He received his law degree from the University of Denver and his Masters Degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to his election to the Board, Jack served on the Goddard Accountability Committee and Principal Search Committee, District Financial Advisory Committee and was one of two parents asked to serve on the Littleton Council for Educator Effectiveness. Other volunteer efforts include girl’s lacrosse coach for 10 seasons and a past board member of the Heritage/Littleton Women’s Lacrosse Club. Jack is currently Board liaison to the Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee (GTAC) and the Littleton Public Schools Foundation (LPSF).

Jack and his wife Karen have lived in the Littleton Public Schools district for 23 years. Their children have attended Wilder Elementary, Goddard Middle School, Littleton High School and Heritage High School.

Jack is an attorney at Fairfield & Woods in Denver and his practice focuses on land use and development. Jack’s hobbies include travelling with his family, golf and watching lacrosse.

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Carrie Warren-Gully


Vice President
Elected November 2013-November 2017
Voice Mail: 303-347-3516




Carrie Warren-Gully, Board Vice President, was elected to her first term on the Board in November 2013. Carrie grew up in Englewood, Colorado and she and her husband Jim have raised their family in Centennial. Carrie received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Political Science from Mt. Holyoke College in MA and her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver. She has worked in the non-profit arena, owned her own bed and breakfast and worked in a research lab at Denver University prior to staying home to raise her three boys.

As her three boys grew she volunteered in many capacities at Sandburg Elementary School, Newton Middle School and Arapahoe High School. Carrie has served on a variety of school Accountability Committees and chaired the District Accountability Committee. She has also served as the PTO president at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Turning her attention to the district level, she has served on the Facilities Task Force, the Financial Advisory Committee, the Educator Effectiveness Committee and the Legislative sub-committee. Her favorite work was chairing the Citizens Committee organizing the campaign for the 2010 mill levy election. Carrie is currently Board liaison to Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC) and the Greater Littleton Youth Initiative (GLYI).

When Carrie and her family are not volunteering in the schools, they love to enjoy the great outdoors of Colorado; skiing, climbing 14ers, and backpacking.

Mary Nichols


Mary Nichols, Assistant Secretary


Elected November 2007–November 2011
Re-Elected November 2011–November 2015
Voice mail: 303-347-3507



Mary Nichols, Board Secretary, was elected to the Board in November 2007 and is Secretary of the Board. She has completed her B.A. degree in Law and Society at The Women's College at DU. She has been an active participant in Littleton Public Schools for the past fifteen years. She has served as the chairperson of the District Accountability Committee (DAC) and worked with the District Calendar Committee and Financial Advisory Committee (FAC). She is currently the Board liaison for the Special Services Advisory Council (SSAC) and the District Accountability Committee (DAC). She also serves on the Civic Design Team for the Family Leadership Training Institute of the Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council. Mary has been the district's legislative delegate to the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) since 2009 and is a member of the CASB Legislative Resolutions Committee.

Mary was involved in the school-based accountability committees at Hopkins Elementary, Euclid Middle School and Heritage High School. In addition, she has been active with the PTO at the elementary and middle levels. She worked at Sandburg Elementary School as a paraprofessional for two years. She also worked with the Wildwood Child Care Food Program when her children were younger. Mary and her husband Jim have been married 25+ years. They have three children all who have gone through or are currently attending LPS.

Kelly Perez



Elected November 2013-November 2017
Voice Mail: 303-347-3508




Kelly Perez, Board Treasurer, was elected to her first term in November 2013. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration/Public Affairs from Florida Atlantic University. Kelly’s past work experience includes social worker, medical social worker, event planner, wedding coordinator, and educational consultant. She is presently a small business owner and serves as an educational consultant on a part-time basis. Kelly has been involved with Littleton Public Schools for 18 years as chair of the PTO President Counsel, chair of the PTO Joint Scholarship Committee, PTO president, school accountability chair, and principal search committees for Runyon Elementary School, Powell Middle School, Arapahoe High School, and Heritage High School. Kelly served on the Financial Advisory Committee, Wellness Committee, Calendar Committee, and the Educational Technology Advisory Committee. Kelly participated in the 2010 Mill Levy campaign, is a member of the Greater Littleton Youth Initiative, LPS Foundation, School Attendance Review Board, and has volunteered as a room parent for 14 years. Kelly is currently Board liaison to the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning (RMSEL), and the Special Services Advisory Council (SSAC).

Kelly has been an advocate for public schools for 18 years. Kelly and her husband Rey have five children and have been married for 25 years. All of their children have gone through or are currently attending LPS.

Lucie Stanish

    Lucie Stanish, Treasurer

Assistant Secretary
Elected November 2007–November 2011
Re-Elected November 2011–November 2015
Voice Mail: 303-347-3509



Lucie Stanish, Board Assistant Secretary, was elected to her first term on the Board in November 2007. Lucie grew up in Littleton, attended Runyon Elementary School, Euclid Junior High School and graduated from Heritage High School. Lucie received her Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting from Colorado State University and worked as a corporate accountant for many years. Currently, she is an accountant and small business owner. As a volunteer, Lucie was a leader for Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts and has been an active PTO volunteer starting as a kindergarten room parent and continued on to help with numerous committees. She has held several PTO executive board positions, including three years as PTO president and has served on school accountability committees. Lucie has also served on a variety of district level committees including the Financial Advisory Committee (FAC) , The Gifted & Talented Advisory Council (GTAC) and the PTO Presidents' Council. Lucie is currently the Board liaison for PTO President's Council and the District Wellness Committee.

Lucie and her husband Mark have been married for 25+ years. They have two children who have attended Runyon Elementary School, Euclid Middle School, Heritage High School and Littleton High School.

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