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Early Dispute Resolution Advisory Board

The Advisory Board has 17 members and is made up of broad representation from across the state: urban and rural locations, parents, educators, CDE, teacher education programs, and community agency personnel.

Advisory Co-Chairs

Mary Anne Fleury Early Dispute Resolution Specialist, Colorado Department of Education
Barb Buswell Executive Director, PEAK Parent Center
Missy Sieders Parent Advisor and Dispute Resolution Project Coordinator, PEAK Parent Center
Lisa Weiss Dispute Resolution and Policy Specialist, CDE
Jennifer Woods Dispute Resolution Paralegal & Coordinator, CDE

Advisory Board Members – 2 or 3 Year Terms

Rhonda Berry Advocacy Director, Arc of Pueblo
Jeanne Boice-Wiley Special Education Director Mentor
Kim Bundgaard
Tom Gribble Special Education Director, Weld County SD 6
Gerry Olvey Executive Director of Student Services, El Paso County SD 11
Polly Ortiz-Lutz Executive Director, Jefferson County SD R-1
Jennifer Levine Attorney, Disability Law Colorado
Jill Pidcock Parent
KimNichelle Rivera
Liesel Thomas 
Parent Advocate, Colorado Hands & Voices


Mary Anne Fleury
Early Dispute Resolution Specialist
Exceptional Student Services Unit
1560 Broadway, Suite 1100, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 866-6649
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