- Dan Cohen, Director
Dan Cohen has been RMAE’s Director since the summer of 2009 and holds a non-voting seat on RMAE’s Board of Directors. He has been involved in various forms of education for twenty six years. He has taught in classrooms, national parks, and foreign countries. His work includes teaching and administrative endeavors in a variety of schools in California, Washington, Venezuela, and Colorado.
Dan, his wife, and their two daughters have lived in some of this country’s finest small towns, including Truckee, CA and Bainbridge Island, WA. They love the neighborly feel of small communities, especially those with a rampant outdoor life style. Having lived here for the last five years, Evergreen has become their favorite.
- Ned Parker, Parent Representative, President
Ned Parker was elected to the Board in 2011 and has previously served as Secretary. He has sat on the RMAE Facilities Committee since 2009, working through both the lower level design and construction, and the campus master planning effort. He actively volunteers to help fix and address issues on the campus task list.
Ned is employed by LTK Engineering Services and is leading the railcar procurement for the Denver Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) FasTracks program. He is a professional engineer with an M.S., Mechanical Engineering, from The University of Michigan and a B.S., Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Ned and his wife Liesl have one daughter who has attended RMAE since 2008 and is currently in 4th grade. Liesl is the PTO Vice President, volunteers in the class room, helps run the RMAE library and book fairs.
- Aaron Lessig, Parent Representative, Vice President
Aaron Lessig joined the board in 2013 and currently serves as Vice President. Aaron and his wife Jessica have three children enrolled at RMAE (Josie – 9, Caleb – 6, and Grace – 5). Jessica is involved in the classroom and PTO as VP of Membership.
Aaron’s background includes 15+ years of experience in corporate strategy, management, and private equity. He currently is a partner at MC Ventures, as well as being involved in international energy development projects, and serves in executive and BOD roles for portfolio companies.
Aaron and Jessica have lived in Evergreen since 2000, with the exception of a short stint in Chicago. Aaron grew up in Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1996.
- Thomas Seybold, Parent Representative, Treasurer
Tom Seybold joined the board in 2013 and currently serves as Treasurer. Tom and his wife Stephanie have lived in Evergreen since 2007, their two daughters (Sophie age 8, Lindsay age 6) have been at RMAE since pre-kindergarten.
Tom’s background includes 20+ years working in financial services including roles at Key Government Finance, Inc., De Lage Landen Public Finance, and U.S. Bancorp where he is currently Vice President – Western Region for U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing and Finance, Inc.
Tom grew up in New York and is a graduate of Western State College of Colorado and New Hampshire College.
- Dana Price, Parent Representative, Secretary.
Dana Price was appointed to the Board in 2013 to fill the seat of a departing parent representative. She has been an active and dedicated parent and campus volunteer, serving with the PTO and volunteering her time in the classroom as well as the community.
Dana’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University in North Carolina and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting Technology from the College of Southern Idaho in Idaho. Her work experiences include Vice President of DRP Sales Associates in Colorado, Assistant Director of Admissions/Records for Cabrillo College in California, Accounting Manager for the Blaine County School District in Idaho and Draftsperson for Williams I Partners Architects in Idaho. She has also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in Evergreen and is involved in extracurricular activities with her children serving as Coach, Team Manager, Team Treasurer or Cheerleader depending on the day.
Dana and her family moved to Evergreen four years ago from Hailey, Idaho. She and her husband, Daryl are proud parents of RMAE student’s Ryder (5th grade) and Payton (3rd grade).
- Seth Anderson, Parent Representative
Seth Anderson has served as a parent representative on the Board since 2010. He has also served on the facilities committee. He moved from Minnesota in 1997 to Denver, Colorado. In 2000, he moved to Evergreen and started a business in Denver in 2002. Since that time, he has been blessed with two wonderful children; both attend RMAE with one in 4th grade and the other in 1st. He wanted to be on the board because of the following reasons: two family members are attending RMAE, the book “Good to Great” added inspiration to him to help the community, to be part of a team that can make something great and impact many lives, and give back to the community.
His qualifications consist of being a leader for 10 years and helped our company increase from 4 people to 150 people and over $25M in revenue, budget management, goal setting, accountability, and the drive to make something as good as it can be.
- Jamie Price, Parent Representative
Jamie Price is new to the RMAE Board in 2013. Husband to Mary Beth Price and father to Stephen and Mitchell, the Prices have lived in Evergreen since 2001 and have been part of the school’s community since 2010.
Jamie is a native of Jefferson County and Colorado. His background as a business leader (Vice President /Sr. Area Manager for Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., an architectural and engineering services firm), and a community leader (Jefferson County Planning Commissioner), help him serve the school in a leadership role and board representative. Jamie is a registered professional engineer with the State of Colorado, and graduate of the Colorado School of Mines and University of California, Irvine. He currently serves as senior area manager for Parsons Brinckerhoff, responsible for sales and service in the states of Colorado and Wyoming.
- Kristen LaJoy, Community Representative
- Christine Riedlin, Teacher Representative
Christine Riedlin is serving a one-year term as the Teacher Representative on the Board. She came to RMAE in 200x and has taught 1st grade since that time. She is universally loved by her students and parents.
She and her husband have successfully raised two children in the Evergreen community. As a testament to her parenting skills, both children have recently left home and haven’t moved back…yet.