District Mission:
    To provide our students with excellent and diverse learning opportunities that inspire passion for learning, develop individual potential and prepare them for a successful future.

    Board's Purpose:
    We will strive as a unified team of elected citizen volunteers to keep students at the heart of our decisions, to grow the district in a positive direction, and to focus on student success at every level.

    Essential Board Roles

    • Guiding the district through the superintendent
    • Engaging stakeholders
    • Ensuring alignment of policy, resources and structure
    • Measuring and celebrating achievement
    • Modeling excellence

    Board Core Values

    • Students first
    • Respect
    • Learning
    • Continuous improvement
    • Fiscal sustainability

    Board's Strategic Listening Links

    • Committees and associations
    • Conferences and conventions
    • Constituent surveys
    • BOE meet-and-greet
    • Continuous improvement
    • BOE School Ambassador Program

    Board's Focus Areas

    • Increasing student achievement
    • Investing in excellence for all students
    • Enhancing sustainable employee salaries and benefits
    • Building a long-term planning culture and system
  • Cary Karcher, President

    ckarcher@esdk12.org |Term November 2021 - November 2025 | Cary Karcher is a 25-year resident of the district and has had two daughters attend Elizabeth Schools from elementary through high school. Over the last two years, Cary has participated in the 1338 Committee as a community participant providing feedback from a parent perspective on teacher and student assessments.

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  • Kim Frumveller, Vice President

    kfrumveller@esdk12.org |Term November 2019 - November 2023 | Kim Frumveller and her family have lived in Elizabeth since 2011 after moving here from the Chicago area. She has two daughters, one who graduated from EHS in 2016 and the other will graduate in 2020.

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  • Craig Blackham, Secretary

    cblackham@esdk12.org |Term November 2021 - November 2025 |

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  • Rhonda Olsen, Treasurer

    rolsen@esdk12.org | Term October 2021 - November 2023 | Rhonda and her husband moved to Colorado from Nebraska in 1997 and have lived in the Elizabeth School District since 2017.

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  • Heather Booth, Assistant Secretary / Treasurer

    hbooth@esdk12.org |Term November 2021 - November 2025 |

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