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 Atteberry, ICMA-CM/AICP
Darin Atteberry joined the Elevations Credit Union team as Market President for Northern Colorado on August 23, 2021. He also serves as Senior Vice President for Strategic Relationships and Governmental Affairs.
Prior to his arrival at Elevations Credit Union, Darin served as the Fort Collins, CO City Manager for over 17 years. During this time, Darin 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. Under his leadership the City of Fort Collins was awarded the prestigious Malcom Baldrige Quality award in 2017. Throughout his career Darin has been an advocate for community collaboration and has built strong relationships with both public and private sector partners. In 2013, Darin was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Colorado State University. In 2016 he was elected as a Fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration. Recently, Darin received the Colorado Governor’s Citizenship medal, recognizing him as a leader who serves the public with innovation, operational excellence, and progressive vision. Darin has helped build communities and high performing cultures in California, Washington, and Georgia. He attended Harvard University’s Senior Executive Program. He also holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of City Planning at Georgia Institute of Technology. He received a Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University.
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.
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.