Meet the Board

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    We ask that public comment requests be submitted via email to the Board of Education assistant, Veronica Gleaton, at vgleaton@mywps.org. Click on the "Board Meeting Agendas" portion of this page for more details on making public comments and meeting dates, links, and additional information.  

    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.  

    Christine Martinez | Board President


    Christine Martinez
    Christine Martinez was elected to the Board of Education in 2019, and re-elected in 2023.

    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 Colorado STEM Academy. 

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

     

    First Elected Term: November 2019 to November 2023
    Second Elected Term: November 2023 to November 2027
     
     

    Aaron Martin | Board Vice President


    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 Secretary

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    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

    Mary Beth Murphy | Board Treasurer

    Mary Beth Murphy was elected to the Board of Education in 2023.

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    Ms. Murphy is a retired school teacher from the nearby Mapleton School District where she taught for over 30 years, most recently in math. She has 35 years of teaching experience and 36 years as a school district employee.  

    Currently, she works as a UniServ Director for four local teacher's associations.

    Ms. Murphy has four adult children, two of whom attended schools in Westminster Public Schools.

     
    Elected Term: November 2023 to November 2027
    Contact: mamurphy@wps.org 
     

    Audrey Yanos | Board Director

    Audrey Yanos was elected to the Board of Education in 2023.headshot of a woman with dark curly hearing wearing eyeglasses

    She has three children in Westminster Public Schools and was an active participant in her Parent Teachers Association. Audrey was a driving force in the revitalization of Sherrelwood Elementary.

    She was the first in her family to graduate high school and attend college. Audrey is an operations supervisor at a healthcare nonprofit. 

     
    Elected Term: November 2023 to November 2027
    Contact: ayanos@wps.org