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Camille Howells

Camille is the Senior Director of Development for STRIVE Preparatory Schools, a successful network of college-prep, public charter schools serving high-need Denver neighborhoods and transforming the city’s educational landscape. She lives with her husband and daughter in Edgewater.


Grant Babb

Grant is a resident of Edgewater and co-owner of Edgewater’s own Joyride Brewing Company. He also leads the Edgewater Business Group which networks and supports local Edgewater businesses.

Chris Mendez

Chris is a born-and-raised Coloradan and has been lucky to live in Edgewater for 11 years with his wife and two children. Chris has worked as a licensed secondary educator, civil rights attorney, lobbyist, stay at home parent and now owner of his own consulting company.

Joan Seivert 

Joan has lived in Edgewater for the past 27 years and worked her business, Connections Unlimited LLC, from her home for the last 26 of those…while raising her kids who attended Lumberg many years ago. She enjoyed being the PTSA co-president for a few years and knew the day would come when she would get an opportunity to be of service to this vital community called Edgewater. She has years of experience being of service to families dealing with their aging parents or people with special needs. She likes to empower people and watch them grow!

Jesus Ornelas

Jesus currently works as a Banking Officer at FirstBank, serving the Northwest Denver Metro area for the past three years. He’s lived in the Edgewater area for the past 16 years and attended Edgewater Elementary and graduated with honors from Jefferson High School. Jesus is also a graduate of Colorado State University.