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Colorado State Science Fair, Inc. policies specific to the board of directors include:

The following are resources intended for use by the CSSF, Inc. Board of Directors:

2019/2020 Budget (pdf)
2018/2019 Expense Report(pdf)
2018/2019 Annual Report (pdf)

Sponsorship Form (>$500) (pdf)
Contribution Form (pdf)
In-Kind Report Form (pdf)

501(c)3 Notice (pdf)
Colorado Tax Exempt Certificate (pdf)
Articles of Incorporation (pdf)
Certificate of Good Standing (pdf)

Strategic Plan (pdf)

Title Sponsorship Flier (pdf)

Sponsorship Brochure (pdf)

New Sponsor Packet (pdf)

The Colorado State Science Fair, inc. Board of Directors is comprised of individuals recruited from the organizations that sponsor the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair. Each sponsoring organization is allowed up to two voting members on the board. These dedicated board members represent the non-profit organization and set policies for running the CSEF.

The Board of Directors meets five times during the year (September, November, January, April & July) to see that the overall mission of the organization is being met. The BOD is governed by the CSSF, Inc. By-Laws (pdf) and is responsible for the policies that relate to the non-profit organization and the running of the state science fair.

The current Board of Directors members are:

Lucy Adams
Dr. Larry & Carol Sveum
Vice President:
Josh Redmore
Dan Kowal
US Department of Commerce/NOAA
Kristen Rasmussen
Galvanic Engineering
Immediate Past President:
Dolly Morrow
Colorado Dental Association
Executive Director:
Courtney Butler
SRC Chair:
Doug Everett
Grand Awards Judging Coordinator:

Regular Member:
John Bahr

Regular Member:
Sam Bartlett
Colorado Engineering Council
Regular Member:
Mike Bemski
Regular Member:
Jim Harrer
IEEE Denver Section
Regular Member:
David Holm
SLV Regional Science Fair
Regular Member:
Bob Morrow
Colorado Dental Association
Regular Member:
Jody Oaks
SLV Regional Science Fair
Regular Member:
Ryan Patterson
Galvanic Engineering
Regular Member:
Adam Pender
Lockheed Martin
Regular Member:
Brian Scriber
Optimal Schedule
Regular Member:
Larry Sveum
Regular Member:
Peter Teasdale
Colorado Engineering Council
Regular Member:
Santosh Veda
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Alternate Member:
Judy Prester
Dr. Larry & Carol Sveum
Alternate Member:
Susan Storm
SLV Regional Science Fair

Colorado State Science Fair policies specific to running the Colorado Science & Engineering Fair include:

September 1 - Start of Fiscal Year
September 12 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. via Zoom

November 9 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. via Zoom
November 15 - Deadline for Sending Fund-raising Packets

January 9 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. via Zoom
January 15 - 990 Report Due to IRS
January 15 - Charitable Solicitation Form Due to Colorado Secretary of State
January 31 - 1099 Reports Due to IRS

March 1 - Deadline for Teacher of the Year Nominations
March 19 - SRC Meeting; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. vai Zoom
March 24 - Preinterview Project Reviews Begin

April 8 - Grand Award Judging Interviews
April 10 - Key Note Speaker; 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
April 10 - Grand Awards Ceremony Announcements - 6 p.m.
April 12 - 16 - Special Award Judging Interviews
April 17 - Board of Directors Meeting; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. via Zoom
April 30 - Corporate Report Due to Colorado Secretary of State

May - Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair

July TBD - Board of Directors Retreat
July 31 - Deadline for Claiming Fiscal Year Contributions & Expenses

August 31 - End of Fiscal Year

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