Category Archives: Jeffco School Board Candidates

Theresa Shelton | Jeffco District 2 *Theresa is a CPA and graduated from CSU with an accounting degree. * Theresa currently has her own financial consulting practice, and prior to that was a finance and operating executive for a $2 billion private equity firm that invested in over 35 different companies. She has significant experience and expertise in analyzing and investing in a variety of businesses. *Theresa worked for the largest public accounting firm in the world and was also a finance executive for a public restaurant company. *Shelton Elementary is named after Theresa‚Äôs family. Hal Shelton, her father in law, served on the Jeffco BOE in the 1960s! The Shelton family worked hard to welcome Pleasant View Elementary families (after their school closed) and make them part of the Shelton Elementary family! *Theresa was a loyal volunteer in the classroom, served as Treasurer of her PTA, and chaired her…

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Kathy Miks | Jeffco District 5 *Kathy, her husband, and children are all Jeffco graduates. *Kathy is a former rocket scientist (yes, for real!) *Kathy leads an innovative team for Johns Manville of Berkshire Hathaway (a Fortune 500). *Kathy has been a Jeffco Public Schools volunteer for 18 years. *Kathy was the head volleyball coach at Columbine High School for 10 years. *Kathy and her husband were the first married couple to play basketball at Colorado School of Mines 35 years ago!

Jeff Wilhite | Jeffco District 1 Jeff is a strong and passionate advocate for school choice. He was chair of the Board at both Mountain Phoenix and Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen. *Jeff is the coordinator for Jeffco Charters School Consortium and was the JCSC liaison for 5A/5B (2 education initiatives approved by Jeffco voters). *Jeff was on the Colorado Educational Success Task Force. *Jeff is an entrepreneur and business owner helping organizations acquire financing for large construction projects. *Jeff sat on the Jeffco Capital Asset Advisory Committee which oversees an $800 million dollar capital program. *Jeff has served on many district committees and was a member of the DAC (District Accountability Committee). *Jeff is the proud father of 2 Jeffco graduates. *Jeff plays Rock n Roll guitar and is an auto racing enthusiast!