Platte Forum Founding Board Member Bruce A. Fowler Transitions off the Board as New Members Join

Press Release
For Immediate Release
October 2008

By: Bruce A. Fowler

After seven years of dedicated service and leadership, founding board member, Bruce Fowler is transitioning off the board. Bruce will continue to be involved with the Executive Committee as Past-Chair. Bruce saw PlatteForum through tremendous growth - from filing the initial 501(c)3 paperwork to accepting the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. Thank you Bruce! PlatteForum is pleased to announce new directors and officers voted in at our most recent meeting:

New Board Members: Cynthia Treadwell is partner with Foster, Graham, Milstein, Miller & Calisher, LLP. Cynthia is a recent graduate of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts comprehensive training and a current member of the PR committee. She is looking forward to deepening her involvement with PlatteForum having seen how PlatteForum enhances the lives and the chances for survival of so many kids who desperately need a way to find their creative voice and see the rewards of achievement for using it.

Bart Spaulding is a co-founding and managing partner of Parkwood Real Estate Partners (“PREP”), a private equity real estate investment company. Prior to starting PREP four years ago, Bart was the managing partner of Greystar Real Estate Partners in Denver. Greystar is a national multifamily development and management company. Bart has over 12 years of experience in the real estate development and investment business. He studied English literature at the University of Colorado. Bart is a member of the Fundraising Committee. In addition to serving PlatteForum, Bart is on the board of the Partnership for Sustainability and Leader’s Challenge.

New Board Officers:
Amy Miller, Chief Financial Officer - Denver, East West Partners - Chair
Connie Roberston, Enso Designs, Owner - Vice Chair
Jeff Page, Artist - Secretary