Board of Directors & Staff

The DCIS Foundation (DCISF) is a working board of professionals that care deeply about children, education, and the world around us. Bringing together a diverse group of alumni, parents, international management consultants, financial wizards, educators, and leaders, The DCISF board members are on a mission to raise money for children and teens to engage in educational travel. To take what they are learning from the classroom into the world. To push their cultural comfort zones and find out how the world ticks.

Board of Directors

  • Cara Goman,  | President
    • Chair, Marketing Communications Committee
    • Co-Chair, DCISF Legacy and Development Committee
    • Senior Strategic Advisor
  • Matt Harrison, Co-founder, Quandry Consultants | Vice President
    • Co-Chair, DCISF Education and School Committee-Fairmont/Baker, Liaisoe
    • Senior Strategic Advisor
  • Andrew Waters, Advocacy Analyst, Internal Revenue Service| Secretary
    • Chair, DCISF Grants and Partnerhsip Committee
  • Dennis Gallagher, Retired Regis Professor & Denver Auditor | Treasurer
    • Co-Chair, DCISF Finance & Law Committee, General Oversight
  • David Goldstone, Research Analyst & Project Manager, Condor Capital
    • Co-Chair, DCISF Finance & Law Committee, Investment Oversight
  • Arnetta Koger, Dean of Instruction, Montbello Career & Technical High School, U.S. Army Veteran
    • Co-Chair, DCISF Education and School Committee-Ford/Montbello, Liaison
  • Anne Usman, Esthetician, Lasair Aesthetic Health
      • Co-Chair, Events Committee
  • Open
    • Chair, DCISF Media Relations and Social Outreach Committee
  • Open
    • Co-Chair, Events Committee
  • Open
    • Co-Chair Scholarship Committee

Board Emeritus and Advisors

  • Melanie Grant
    • Co-Chair, Legacy and Development Committee
    • Senior Advisor
  • Dan Lutz, Ph.D.
    • Founder
    • Senior Advisor
  • Nina T. McGibney
    • Chair, Scholarship Committee
    • Senior Advisor

Executive Director

Executive Advisory Leaders

  • Maria Segura
    • Community Leader, International Studies Coordinator (DPS), International Marketing Consultant, and Chair for the Global Women Council

Committee Members – In development

(DCISF committee members, community leaders)

Join Us?

Interested in volunteering on a committee or being a part of our Executive Advisory Leader team? Contact Theresa at: for information.

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