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2018-19 Meeting Dates

  • Friday, September 21, 2018 - Alamosa Transportation Dept. 
  • Friday, January 11, 2019 - Douglas County Transportation Dept.
  • Friday, March 8, 2019 - Cancelled
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - CSPTA Transportation Summit -Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, VIP Room 25690 E. Quincy Ave, Aurora at 3:00 PM

(Meeting dates and locations are tentative and subject to change. Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise specified)

We are excited to offer these meeting via conference call, which will reduce drive time and encourage other representatives to join.



January 2019

September 2018

June 2018


January 2019 (draft)

September 2018

June 2018


Map of Colorado Education Regions

About the Transportation Advisory Council


The purpose of the Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) is to provide a collaborative environment between CDE and the Colorado School District Transportation departments across the state to share ideas and review policy. Open communication and opinions from all participants will be encouraged. Members will provide input and assist the CDE Transportation Unit by providing feedback concerning major CDE projects.


The council will hold a minimum of four meetings per year. Each member is required to attend a minimum of three meetings. Members are encouraged to communicate to their region any topics of discussion from the council through meetings for participants of their region. Concerns of the region should be placed on council meeting agendas for discussion. Meetings are open to the public, however only council members will be able to vote.


Membership will consist of two voting members from each of the nine regions. The term of office for a school district member will be a rotating term of four consecutive years.

Anyone interested in serving on the Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) should contact the Transportation Office at

 TAC Regions.

Regional Representatives


  • Mike Thompson, East Grand
  • Zachery Dickens, Garfield RE-2


  • Jerri Jackson. Bennett Schools
  • Kimberly Young, Holyoke Schools


  • Frank Phillips, Boulder Valley RE-2 
  • Donna Grattino, Douglas County 
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  • Kimberly DeHaven, Englewood

Pikes Peak

  • Vacant
  • ​Vacant


  • Lori Manzanares,  Archuletta
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  • Rebecca Sykes,Sargent
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  • George Ansley, East Otero     
  • Vacant

North Central

  • Vacant
  • Vacant

West Central

  • Ernie Williams, West End              
  • Darrah Barnes - STA - Grand Junction


  • ​​Joyce LaCombe, Lake County
  • Evelyn Parks, Salida

Charter School Representatives

Charter Schools 

  • Michelle Sear-Ward, Colorado Early Colleges

For additional information, e-mail CDE Transportation:

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