Denver, CO, September 13, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Denver Architectural Foundation (DAF) elected four new Board Directors on August 28: Jeff Barnett, Charles Jordy, Cari Riedlin, and Ken Schroeppel.
Jeff Barnett, Senior Vice President at Mutual of Omaha Bank, manages commercial lending at the Greenwood Village office. A Denver native, Jeff recently relocated here from San Diego, where he was Market President and active in the community.
Charles Jordy is President of Jordy Construction, a commercial construction company, and Jordy Carter Furnishings, an office interiors and furnishings dealer. Charles is very active on community service boards, and is currently Vice Chairman of the Denver Landmark Commission.
Cari Riedlin is a retired principal and teacher from Denver Public Schools, and an adjunct professor at Regis University. With her impressive administrative and teaching background, including several Teacher of the Year awards, Cari will broaden DAF’s education initiatives.
Ken Schroeppel is Director of Professional Engagement and Instructor at CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning. He is very active in Denver’s downtown planning and development communities. Ken is possibly best known as the founder of the award-winning DenverInfill and DenverUrbanism website and blogs, which offer news, ideas, and commentary on infill developments and other aspects of sustainable urbanism in Denver.
DAF supports public appreciation and education for Denver’s architecture. DAF annually presents Doors Open Denver, a free weekend celebration of Denver’s classic buildings and spaces - new and old – through guided and self-guided tours. DAF also presents monthly Hard Hat Tours which take architectural aficionados behind the façades of new major construction projects.
DAF’s award-winning educational CAL Project brings architecture into Denver Public School classrooms. Over 6,000 DPS students have engaged in CAL’s six-week workshops, led by volunteer design professionals. Students learn, through hands-on projects, about the built environment outside their school.
For more information please go to: http://denverarchitecture.org/