Board of Education

Representing Community Interests

The Littleton Public Schools Board of Education consists of five members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of four years. Elections are held in November every two years. The Board members serve at-large and following the election, officers are selected for president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and assistant secretary.

The Board of Education is responsible for carrying out the mandatory laws of the state and where federal and state laws do not prohibit, the Board is authorized to establish and appraise district educational activities. The Board considers its most important functions to be in the categories of:

  •  Policy development
  •  Employment of superintendent
  •  Legislative 
  •  Educational planning and appraisal
  •  Staffing and appraisal
  •  Financial resources
  •  School facilities
  •  Communications with the public
  •  Judicial

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Jack Reutzel, President

Elected November 2013-November 2021
Voicemail: 303-347-3510

Jack Reutzel, Board President, was elected to his first term in November 2013. He received his law degree from the University of Denver and his Masters Degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to his election to the Board, Jack served on the Goddard Accountability Committee and Principal Search Committee, District Financial Advisory Committee and was one of two parents asked to serve on the Littleton Council for Educator Effectiveness. Other volunteer efforts include girl’s lacrosse coach for 10 seasons and a past board member of the Heritage/Littleton Women’s Lacrosse Club. Jack is currently Board liaison to the District Accountability Committee.

Jack and his wife Karen have two children who attended Wilder ElementaryGoddard Middle SchoolLittleton High School, and Heritage High School.

Jack is an attorney at Fairfield & Woods in Denver and his practice focuses on land use and development. Jack’s hobbies include traveling with his family, golf and watching lacrosse.

Kelly Perez, Vice President

Elected November 2013 - November 2021
Voicemail: 303-347-3508

Kelly Perez, Vice President, was elected to her first term in November 2013. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration/Public Affairs from Florida Atlantic University. Kelly’s past work experience includes a social worker, a medical social worker, event planner, wedding coordinator, and educational consultant. She is presently a small business owner and serves as an educational consultant on a part-time basis. Kelly has been involved with Littleton Public Schools as chair of the PTO President Council, chair of the PTO Joint Scholarship Committee, PTO president, school accountability chair, and principal search committees for Runyon Elementary SchoolPowell Middle SchoolArapahoe High School, and Heritage High School. Kelly served on the Financial Advisory CommitteeWellness Committee, Calendar Committee, and the Educational Technology Advisory Committee. Kelly was a member of the Greater Littleton Youth InitiativeLPS Foundation, School Attendance Review Board, and has volunteered as a room parent. Kelly is currently Board liaison to the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning (RMSEL) and the Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee. Kelly and husband Rey's five children have attended Littleton Public Schools.

Robert Reichardt, Secretary

Elected November 2015 – November 2019
Voicemail: 303-347-3506

Robert Reichardt, Board Secretary, was elected to his first term in 2015. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.  Robert works as an education policy researcher at Augenblick, Palaich, and Associates. He ran a non-profit working to improve educator quality in Colorado and is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Denver.  Robert taught high school biology and developed an AIDS education handbook while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa.

Prior to his election, Robert served on the Centennial Academy of Fine Arts School Accountability Committee, the District Accountability Committee, Financial Advisory Committee, and the District Safety and Mental Health Advisory Committee. Robert is currently Board Liaison on the Educational Technology Advisory Committee and the Littleton Public Schools Foundation.

Robert and his wife Amy have lived in Littleton for six years. Their two daughters attend Centennial Academy of Fine Arts and Euclid Middle School. Robert comes from a long line of educators including his mother, step-mother, and both grandmothers.

Carrie Warren-Gully, Treasurer

Elected November 2013-November 2021
Voicemail: 303-347-3516

Carrie Warren-Gully, Board Treasurer, was elected to her first term on the Board in November 2013. Carrie grew up in Englewood, Colorado and she and her husband Jim have raised their family in Centennial. Carrie received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Political Science from 
Mt. Holyoke College in MA and her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver. She has worked in the non-profit arena, owned her own bed and breakfast and worked in a research lab at Denver University prior to staying home to raise her three boys.

As her three boys grew she volunteered in many capacities at Sandburg Elementary SchoolNewton Middle School, and Arapahoe High School. Carrie has served on a variety of school Accountability Committees and chaired the District Accountability Committee. She has also served as the PTO president at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Turning her attention to the district level, she has served on the Facilities Task Force, the Financial Advisory Committee, the Educator Effectiveness Committee, and the Legislative sub-committee. Her favorite work was chairing the Citizens Committee organizing the campaign for the 2010 mill levy election. Currently, Carrie is the executive director of Books to Life which records audiobooks for the blind and physically handicapped. Carrie serves on the Board of the Colorado Association of School Boards and as Board liaison to the LPS Wellness Committee and the Special Services Advisory Committee. 

Carrie and her family enjoy the great outdoors of Colorado; skiing, climbing 14ers, and backpacking.

Jim Stephens, Assistant Secretary

Elected November 2015–November 2019
Voicemail: 303-347-3504

Jim Stephens, Board Assistant Secretary, was elected to his first term in November 2015. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Management from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. Jim worked for sixteen years at Accenture, then did independent consulting for another ten years.

Prior to his election to the Board, Jim served on the Lenski Elementary School Accountability Committee, District Accountability Committee, Tracking and Reporting Student Progress Committee, Educational Technology Advisory Committee-Chairman, Financial Advisory Committee, Capital Improvement Planning Committee, Treasurer of Citizens for Littleton Public Schools during the 2013 school improvement bond campaign, Citizens Bond Oversight Committee, Littleton Council for Educator Effectiveness, and the Arapahoe High School Moving Forward Fund Library Fundraising Committee. Jim is currently Board Liaison on the PTO President's Council. 

Jim and his wife Tammy have lived in the Littleton Public Schools district since 1999. Their children have attended Lenski Elementary School, Newton Middle School, and Arapahoe High School. Jim enjoys skiing and golf.

Candidates running for the Board of Education in November, 2019

Learn more about the candidates running for the LPS Board of Education, and attend a Board Candidate Forum September 30 and October 2.

Christine Copp
7881 S Clayton Way
Centennial, CO 80122

Lindley McCrary
6245 S Humboldt Pl
Centennial, CO 80121

Robert Reichardt
6007 S Lakeview St
Littleton, CO 80120

Jessica Roe
8259 S Franklin Ct
Centennial, CO 80122

Board Meetings

Board of Education meetings are open to the public. The Board meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, with some exceptions as noted, at the LPS Education Services Center, 5776 S. Crocker Street, Littleton, CO 80120. Times and dates are subject to change. Current Board meeting agendas can be viewed on BoardDocs.

Opportunities for the public to address the Board are a part of every regular Board of Education meeting.

Regular Board Meeting Dates  

August 15, 2019
August 29, 2019 Workshop at 5:15 p.m./Regular meeting canceled.
September 11, 2019*
September 26, 2019
October 10, 2019
October 24, 2019
November 14, 2019
December 12, 2019
January 16, 2020*
January 30, 2020
February 13, 2020
February 27, 2020
March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020
April 23, 2020
May 14, 2020
May 28, 2020
June 11, 2020
June 25, 202
* Due to alternate scheduling


Board Policies, Minutes & Agendas

Board of Education Policies
Board policies can be found on the e-governance solution BoardDocs.  

Board minutes are reviewed at the regular Board meetings and do not become official until approved. The official minutes are posted on the e-governance solution BoardDocs, and are accesible by selecting the appropriate meeting date. 

Agendas and Archives
Prior to the meeting, a Board agenda is released and can be accessed through BoardDocs. For Board agendas prior to 2011, please call Central Records at 303-347-3498. Board minutes from 1881 to the present are available on BoardDocs