• Operations Department

    The Operations Department works to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and staff.

      
    Meet the Staff

    Leadership:

     

     

    Dr. James Duffy

    Chief Operating Officer

    (720) 542-5085

    Kristen Hernandez

    Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

    (720) 542-5088

    Brady Mills

    Chief Information Officer

    (303) 657-3830

    Don Ciancio

    Executive Director of Auxiliary Services 

    (303) 657-3806

    Eric Hodges

    Director of Procurement

    (720) 542-5144

    Linda Kister

    Director of Federal, State & Special Grants

    (720) 542-5077

    David Maki

    Director of Culinary Services

    (303) 657-3959

    Tige Asnicar

    Student Services Coordinator

    (720) 542-5092

    Erin Breitenbach

    Theatre Manager

    (720) 542-5443

     

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    James Duffy

    Dr. James Duffy 
    Chief Operating Officer

    • Oversee all functions of the Auxiliary Services, Culinary Services, 
      Procurement & Materials Management, Technology Services 
      and Student Services Departments
    • Liaison to Financial Services & Grants
    • Oversee District Programs & Partnerships
    • Crisis Management/Emergency Response
    • Safe & Drug Free Schools
    • Charter Liaison

     

    Kristen

    Kristen Hernandez
    Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

    • Provide Administrative Support to the Chief Operating Officer
    • Facility Use Management

     

    brady

    Brady Mills
    Chief Information Officer

    • Supervision of Technology Services District-Wide
    • Software Application and Database Support
    • Network Enterprise Support
    • Information Technology Helpdesk Services
    • Support of Educational Technology
    • Coordination of District Purchases Related to Technology Hardware and Software
    • Automated Data Exchange State Reporting

     

    Don

    Don Ciancio
    Executive Director of Auxiliary Services

    • Supervision of the Custodial, Grounds, Maintenance and Transportation Departments
    • Garage
    • Construction Projects
    • Facilities Safety and Security

     


    Eric

    Eric Hodges
    Director of Procurement

    • Asset Management
    • Mail, Courier Services, and Distribution (Delivery) Services
    • Records Management
    • Shipping & Receiving
    • Surplus Disposition
    • Copy, Printing and Binding Services and Products
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Competitive Bidding
    • Service Agreements
    • Cooperatives & Consortiums

     

    Linda

    Linda Kister
    Director of Federal, State & Special Grants

    • Support student achievement through grant management, 
      instructional programming, and new 
      teacher/new principal and staff development
    • Federal, State & Special Grants
    • Principal & Teacher Induction
    • Literacy & Social Studies Curriculum
    • Title IA, IIA, and X Development

     

    Maki

    David Maki
    Director of Culinary Services

    • Supervision of all Culinary Kitchens and Staff in District, 
      Catering and Concessions
    • Responsible for Compliance with CDE/OSN and USDA
    • Liaison from Westminster Public Schools to Chartwells
    • Fiscal Responsibility to Westminster Public Schools for Culinary Services Provided

     

    Erin

    Erin Breitenbach
    Theatre Manager 

    • Manage the use and outside promotion of 
      Westminster Public Schools stage and production facilities
    • Work with outside users to determine production requirements
    • Create and oversee an effective maintenance schedule to 
      ensure that performing facilities are in safe, working order
    • Serve as technical director for Westminster High School theatre productions
    • Assist in teaching students to increase their understanding 
      of theatre production and support roles
    • Provide technical support for outside and District events

     

                                      

    Tige Asnicar
    Student Services Coordinator

    • Work with schools, staff, families and community agencies 
      to support student attendance
    • Support schools and families through the student discipline process
    • Through District partnerships develop policies and procedures 
      to ensure safe and orderly schools
    • Establish cooperation with community and schools focusing 
      on developing programming for healthy schools
    • Developing area stakeholders and supporting partnerships with our 
      District to strengthen a wide array of internal requests and functions