Get to know our team of volunteer Board Members that governs the Council of Arts, Science & Culture


Our team of leaders represent true selflessness in everything that concerns giving back to Colorado communities.

Board of Directors

Chris Barnett


Drew Malatesta

Vice President

Catherine Traffis


Melanie McCurdy


Mike Seeger

Board Member

Dennis Ehrbar

Board Member

Jeff Toborg

Board Member

Curt Carey

Board Member

Craig Scott

Board Member

Nicole King

Board Member


Jennie Thoene

Administrative Support

Valerie Morris

Marketing Support


Chris Barnett, President

  • Lived in Castle Rock, Colorado since 2011
  • Currently building a water, fire, and mold damage restoration business
  • Hobbies - skiing, hiking, investing
  • Became a CASC member in 2016
  • Selected for Board Member in 2017

Drew Malatesta, Vice President

  • Lived in Parker, Colorado since 2012
  • Actively involved in the community including recreation sports through the Town of Parker
  • Employed with energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas
  • Hobbies - music, sports, outdoors/camping, and spending time with family
  • Joined CASC as a Board Member in 2018

Curt Carey, Member

  •  Lived in Parker, Colorado since 2010
  • Active in Parker Area Chamber of Commerce, Town of Parker Recreational Department Coaching, Pace Center Volunteer, and Parker Cub Scout Pack 369
  • Currently a managing member of Peak Accounting Service LLC
  • Joined CASC in 2017 as a Treasurer and Board Member

Mike Seeger, Member

  • Lived in Parker, Colorado since 2006
  • Actively involved in Parker the Parker Community
  •  Served the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador for 12 years and received Ambassador of the Year distinction in 2013
  • Currently self-employed as a Wellness Entrepreneur and Coach with Herbalife Nutrition
  • Hobbies - Soccer and all things health, nutrition and fitness related
  • Joined CASC as a Board Member in 2013

As a non-profit organization, the Council of Arts, Science & Culture relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to make public art, science programs, and cultural events available and accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Gifts at every level make a difference and are 100% tax-deductible. Thank you for supporting our mission!

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