The College Area Advisory Council advises the college president on the long-term educational and employment training needed in the community and serves as a liaison between the college and area employers. The council is also liaison between the college and local school boards, county commissioners, city councils, other local elected officials.
Wayne L. Anderson
Wayne, senior executive leadership coach and founder of the Leadership Science Institute LLC, is a Certified Master Coach (CMC). He has been a part-time business instructor for FRCC and is a Certified Business Advisor for the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). A Navy veteran and author of four books, Wayne is a co-founder of the VetEquity Corporation, a non-profit organization that helps newly released veterans to start and operate successful businesses. He holds degrees in organizational leadership, information technology and business finance. He is a former city council member and county commissioner for the City and County of Broomfield.
Darin is the Fort Collins city manager, a position he has held since December 2004, previously serving as assistant city manager for eight years. Darin has led the city government through a time of transformational change, moving the organization from a "trust us" model to one that uses a data-driven, performance-based approach. He is an advocate for community collaboration and has built strong relationships with both public and private sector partners. Darin holds a Bachelor of Science in city and regional planning from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif., a master's degree in city planning and a Master of Science in civil engineering, both from Georgia Tech.
Ms. Hamilton serves as Ubiterra’s Chief Financial Officer where she is responsible for all finance and accounting functions as well as corporate legal and administrative matters. Ms. Hamilton’s career includes merger and acquisition experience, Treasury and IT systems management and HR with various companies, many of them start-ups, some where she was COO. In helping those companies grow, she provided guidance for global growth strategy, raising capital, corporate structure and governance. She has also been responsible for the financial and SEC compliance necessary for taking a company public (Intrado: NASDAQ), managing the subsequent Investor Relations efforts and eventual exit strategy. In addition to being on Ubiterra’s Board of Directors and she is a member of the advisory committee for Exum Instruments. She holds a B.S. degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
Don is a project executive within Technical Support Services in IBM’s Global Technology Services Americas group. He has held various management positions in his more than 34 years with IBM. He has served on the boards of directors of INROADS/Colorado Inc. and Junior Achievement/Rocky Mountain Inc. He is a past board chair of the Ed & Ruth Lehman YMCA. He teaches business and corporate responsibility in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Don has an associate degree in computer science from State University of New York-Farmingdale, a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ramapo College, and a M.B.A. in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Elvira brings more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management, planning, development, grantmaking and community relations. She recently left from her position as Vice President of Programs and Inclusive Leadership at the Community Foundation Boulder County where she served for 10 years and “downshifted” to a part-time role running the Foundation’s Leadership Fellows programs.
Elvira has volunteered for – or served on the boards of – numerous local and national organizations, including the Directors of Volunteers in Agencies, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, The Learning Source, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Committee and U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership; she also served on the Komen for the Cure National Multicultural Advisory Council. Elvira is an experienced trainer and facilitator, and continues to consult with nonprofits and lead workshops in board and leadership development, diversity and inclusivity, volunteer management and strategic planning. Born and raised in Gary, Indiana, she has lived in Colorado for many years. Identifying as she/her/hers, she calls herself a Tejana-once-removed in recognition of the hundreds of years of deep roots her family has along what is today the border of South Texas.
Ryan Rohman MSN, RN, NMF, is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for UCHealth Northern Colorado and has been in this position since August 2019. Prior to this role, Ryan was the Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO. Ryan’s career with UCHealth began in 2003, from a bedside nurse, he advanced to a surgical unit educator during a pivotal point in the health system’s history. With the opening of MCR in 2007, Ryan became program manager of PVH bariatrics while also holding a nurse manager position in the surgical unit. He was promoted to PVH director of perioperative services in 2011 and became the regional senior director of perioperative services for both MCR and PVH in 2013. In 2015, Ryan was named chief nursing officer for MCR. During his tenure as CNO, MCR received its second Magnet designation and MCR was named as a Top 100 Hospital in 2017. During Ryan’s time as CNO, he went on his first Medical Mission, providing primary care along the Amazon River to villages in need.
Ryan received a Bachelor of Science in nursing with honors and summa cum laude from University of Minnesota School of Nursing and a Master in Science in nursing in health systems leadership from the University of Colorado School of Nursing in Aurora. Nationally, Ryan is an American Organization of Nurse Executives Fellow (AONE); and served on the Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders Board of Directors (CONL) and member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Within our community, Ryan serves on the Harmony Surgery Center board, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce board and is a graduate of Leadership Fort Collins, maintaining an active role with the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce’ initiatives.
Sandra is director of postsecondary and workforce readiness with Adams County School District 50. She works to align counseling and instructional resources to help students foster a career aspiration and the appropriate academic and workplace competencies. Previously, Sandra was executive director of the Adams County Education Consortium, executive vice president of Adams County Economic Development, and a division president for Prentice Hall Business Publishing, a division of Pearson Education. She is a member of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s Education Committee. She has a B.S. in education from the University of South Dakota.