Meet the Board

  • WPS Board of Education

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    Contact the Board Assistant if you have any questions. Veronica Gleaton at vgleaton@mywps.org

    Read below to learn more about the members that work so hard on behalf of all of our students and staff.  

    Ken Ciancio | Board President

    Ken CiancioKen Ciancio was appointed to the Board in April 2014, then elected in November of 2015.
     
    Ciancio is a life-long resident in the district and graduated from Ranum High School in 1982. He attended Regis University where he earned degrees in Political Science and History.
     
    Ciancio has an extensive family who has all attended Westminster Public Schools, and his father Don Ciancio served on the Board in the 1980s and 90s.
     

    Elected Term: November 2019 to November 2023

    Max Math | Board Vice President

    Max MathMax Math was elected to the Board of Education in 2015.

    Math’s father and mother-in-law attended Union High in 1946. He and his wife, Christy, are 1979 graduates of Westminster High School (WHS). He attended Westminster Elementary and she attended Harris Park Elementary. All of their children attended Tennyson Knolls Elementary, Hodgkins Junior High School and WHS.

     
    Math attended the University of Colorado and the University of Phoenix and received his degree in Business. He then received his master’s in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.

    Elected Term: November 2019 to November 2023
    Contact: mmath@westminsterpublicschools.org
     

    Christine Martinez | Board Treasurer 


    Christine Martinez
    Christine Martinez was elected to the Board of Education in 2019.

    Christine graduated from Westminster High School in 2001, continuing a recent trend where all the members of the Board of Education are graduates of the school district.

    Martinez also has a child attending Sunset Ridge Elementary.

    In addition to her role as a parent, Martinez also played a prominent role in the passage of the 2018 mill levy override.
     

    Elected Term: November 2019 to November 2023
     
     

    Aaron Martin | Board Secretary


    Aaron MartinAaron Martin was elected to the Board of Education in 2021.

    The son of a teacher, Martin is married to Brenda Martin, the Principal of Colorado STEM Academy.

    He has two children enrolled in the district who he says have thrived under the district’s Competency Based System (CBS).

    Martin works for AT&T in the TV Advertising Technology Division and hopes to bring his skills and understanding of technology to the Board of Education.

     
    Elected Term: November 2021 to November 2025
     

    Dan Orecchio | Board Director

    Dan Orechhio
     

    Dan Orecchio was elected to the Board of Education in 2021.

    Orecchio and his wife, Stephanie grew up in Westminster where they both graduated from Westminster High School in 1988.

    He went on to become a successful architect with offices in Westminster and Fraser, Colorado.  Orecchio credits a WPS drafting teacher with inspiring him to study architecture and go on to establish a successful business.

     

    Elected Term: November 2021 to November 2025