Board of Directors
Flagstaff Academy is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with the bylaws of the organization. The Board of Directors consists of committed and dedicated volunteers who may be parents of Flagstaff Academy students or other community members, and whom must share and uphold the vision and mission of Flagstaff Academy. The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the annual school budget, reviewing and approving the curriculum, establishing policies and procedures consistent with Flagstaff's mission, hiring the principal, long range planning, site and facility development, and much more.
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2020-21 State of the School
2021-2022 Board of Directors
|Sean O'Donohue||Vice President||Election Nominationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Brady Toothaker||Treasurer||Finance & Budgetemail@example.com|
|Christina Godwin||Director||SAC Liaisonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Julie Prestopnik||Director||Communications, Policy Inventory||jprestopnik@flagstaffacademy.
President- Dr. Katie Nunley
Sean O'Donohue grew up locally and currently lives in Longmont with his wife Tracey and two Flagstaff Dragons Emilia (1st grade) and Owen (Kindergarten). He enjoys spending time with his family traveling, skiing, fly-fishing, and anything else outdoors. Sean is excited to be joining the board and has a background in adult education and has been in the biotech industry for 13 years across a number of functional roles.
Brady Toothaker is a mechanical engineer, currently working for Microsoft, specializing in predictive engineering for the Surface products group. Brady holds BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and University of Colorado, respectively. A native of Oklahoma, Brady first moved to Colorado in the early 90’s to live in the high country and work as a whitewater rafting and backpacking guide. Brady lives in Longmont with his wife Kea and their four children. Kea is an Occupational Therapist who works with children who have difficulty with reading. Brady and Kea have two former Flagstaff Dragons, Cole and Carly, who are both at Niwot High School, and two current Dragons, Kye and Kendall, who are in 7th and 4th grades, respectively. In addition to his volunteer work on the board, Brady volunteers with the Flagstaff Academy robotics programs and with the St. Vrain FC youth soccer club. When not working or volunteering, Brady enjoys watching, coaching, and playing soccer, whitewater rafting, cycling, and spending time with his family.
Secretary- Mrs. Elizabeth O'Hara
Christina Godwin's background is in Electrical Engineering. She has a Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from India and a Master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She worked as a Senior Design Engineer in the Semiconductor Industry for more than a decade. Christina chooses to be a stay-at-home mom, a year after having her second child. She lives in Longmont with her husband Darshan who is a Principal Systems Engineer and two daughters, Diya and Dhriti. Diya is going into 7th grade and Dhriti is going into 3rd grade. Both kids have been at Flagstaff Academy since preschool. She has volunteered at the school as a preschool activity helper, class party helper, Friday folders, science lab helper, field trip chaperone, front office assistant, DI team manager, and also served on many committees. She volunteers for her daughter's soccer team with the St.Vrain FC soccer club. She is also a co-leader of her daughter's girl scout troop and volunteers with her dance team. Christina loves cooking, spending time with friends, traveling with her family, crafting with her kids, and loves watching them dance and play soccer.
Julie Prestopnik is a Software Engineer in the Research Applications Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, where she provides software engineering support to the Developmental Testbed Center working on the Model Evaluation Tools Plus (METplus) verification package. She works mostly on system installation, infrastructure, documentation, and maintenance. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
Julie lives in Longmont with her husband, Paul, and their daughter, Elyse, who has been a Dragon since Preschool and is now in Middle School. Julie has volunteered at Flagstaff Academy in various forms over the years as a Junior Achievement Teacher, Friday folder volunteer, field trips chaperone, classroom photographer, Math Committee, Website Advisory Committee, Chromebook Repair Team, School Accountability Committee (SAC), and Hiring Committee for the Elementary Principal. She has also volunteered as a co-leader for her daughter’s Girl Scout troop since 2016 and regularly fosters animals through the Longmont Humane Society. Julie enjoys traveling, reading, spending time in nature, and spending as much time with her family as possible.
Tim Rumsey has lived in Longmont since the mid-nineties. He and his wife have a daughter, Etta (fourth grader in 2021-2022). He attended Metro State University for a degree in mental Health Counseling with an emphasis on addiction study. He is the owner of Silver Dollar Recovery, a life coaching and addiction recovery practice in Denver, where he works with all populations from high-risk youth, veterans, professional athletes to folks who want to improve their day-to-day lives. Previously Tim worked in the Army Special Forces, law enforcement, and as a journeyman electrician.
Tim enjoys, sending time with family, cooking, spending time outside (especially camping and hiking), motorcycles, helping in the community, and Batman.