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Colorado State Science Fair, Inc. policies specific to the board of directors include:

The following are resources intended for use by the CSSF, Inc. Board of Directors:

2021/2022 Budget (pdf)
2020/2021 Expense Report(pdf)
2020/2021 Annual Report (pdf)

Sponsorship Form (>$500) (pdf)
Contribution Form (<$500 & individuals) (pdf)
In-Kind Report Form (pdf)

501(c)3 Notice (pdf)
Colorado Tax Exempt Certificate (pdf)
Articles of Incorporation (pdf)
Certificate of Good Standing (pdf)

Strategic Plan (pdf)

Title Sponsorship Flier (pdf)

Sponsorship Brochure (pdf)

New Sponsor Packet (pdf)

The Colorado State Science Fair, inc. Board of Directors is comprised of individuals recruited from the organizations that sponsor the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair. Each sponsoring organization is allowed up to two voting members on the board. These dedicated board members represent the non-profit organization and set policies for running the CSEF.

The Board of Directors meets five times during the year (September, November, January, April & July) to see that the overall mission of the organization is being met. The BOD is governed by the CSSF, Inc. By-Laws (pdf) and is responsible for the policies that relate to the non-profit organization and the running of the state science fair.

The current Board of Directors members are:

President:
Josh Redmore
CableLabs
Vice President:
James Sipes
IEEE
Treasurer:
Dan Kowal
US Department of Commerce/NOAA
Secretary:
Kristen Rasmussen
Galvanic Engineering

Immediate Past President:
Lucy Adams
Dr. Larry & Carol Sveum

Executive Director:
Courtney Butler
Historian:
Vacant
SRC Chair:
Jody Oaks
Grand Awards Judging Coordinator:
Erin Comstock

Regular Member:
John Bahr
CableLabs

Regular Member:
Sam Bartlett
Colorado Engineering Council
Regular Member:
Mike Bemski
Regular Member:
Jim Harrer
IEEE Denver Section
Regular Member:
David Holm
SLV Regional Science Fair
Regular Member:
Peter Laird
SalesForce
Regular Member:
Jennifer Miskimmins
Society for Petroleum Engineers
Regular Member:
Bob Morrow
Colorado Dental Association
Regular Member:
Dolly Morrow
Colorado Dental Association
Regular Member:
Ryan Patterson
Galvanic Engineering
Regular Member:
Adam Pender
Lockheed Martin

Regular Member:
Deb Ryan
Society for Petroleum Engineers

Regular Member:
Brian Scriber
Scriber Family
Regular Member:
Larry Sveum
Regular Member:
Peter Teasdale
Colorado Engineering Council
Regular Member:
Santosh Veda
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Alternate Member:
Judy Prester
Dr. Larry & Carol Sveum
Alternate Member:
Susan Storm
SLV Regional Science Fair

Colorado State Science Fair policies specific to running the Colorado Science & Engineering Fair include:

September 1 - Start of Fiscal Year
September 11 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. via Zoom

November 13 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Colorado State University
November 15 - Deadline for Sending Fund-raising Packets

January 8 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. TBD
January 15 - 990 Report Due to IRS
January 15 - Charitable Solicitation Form Due to Colorado Secretary of State
January 31 - 1099 Reports Due to IRS

March 1 - Deadline for Teacher of the Year Nominations
March 18 - SRC Meeting; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Colorado State University
March 28 - Preinterview Project Reviews Begin

April 7 - 9 CSEF at Colorado State University
April 9 - Regional Fair Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Colorado State University
April 9 - Board of Directors Meeting; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Colorado State University
April 30 - Corporate Report Due to Colorado Secretary of State

May 8 - 13 - Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair in Atlanta, GA

July TBD - Board of Directors Retreat
July 31 - Deadline for Claiming Fiscal Year Contributions & Expenses

August 31 - End of Fiscal Year

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Last modified 10/18/21