Our Governing Board

The Governing Board of Addenbrooke Classical Academy is a governing body of our community members who take responsibility for governing and supervising the management of school policy, operations, and fiscal matters.

Board Meetings

We welcome parents and community members to attend our meetings. If you have any ideas or issues you would like share, please email us. We’re always happy to address the concerns of our school and community members.

Please join us for our upcoming board of directors meetings. The board will meet in workshop session on Tuesday's at 5:30 p.m. (no votes taken) and then move to a regular business meeting (votes taken) at 6:00 p.m.

Location: 3605 South Teller Street, Lakewood; 3rd floor of high school campus (in-person and Zoom). Meeting dates are as follows:

  • June 13, 2023 
  • July No Board Meeting - Summer Break
  • August 8, 2023
  • September 12, 2023
  • October 10, 2023
  • November 14, 2023
  • December 13, 2023
  • January 9, 2024
  • February 13, 2024
  • March 12, 2024
  • April 9, 2024
  • May 14, 2024
  • June 11, 2024

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Meet Our Board Members

Christian Summers
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About Christian Summers

Christian and his wife have three kids attending ACA; one high school, one middle school, and one elementary student. Each one is a student athlete thriving in academics and growing as a musician thanks to ACA's offerings and terrific faculty. Christian is a Colorado native and longtime resident of Jefferson County. Christian is a community leader and is involved with multiple non-profit organizations. "Addenbrooke Classical Academy is an important school in Jefferson County, bringing core knowledge and classical education. I am honored to invest in ACA as we strive to be a school developing free and independent thinkers."

Michael Edlen
Vice President
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About Michael Edlen

Michael is a husband and the father of a daughter attending Addenbrooke Classical Academy. He is a United States Marine Corps veteran. He is currently a staff attorney for a Bankruptcy Trustee in Colorado. He enjoys spending time with his family snowboarding in the winter and skateboarding in the off season. He is passionate about Addenbrooke's mission statement and core beliefs and values.

John Byrne
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About John Byrne

John is a husband and parent above all other things. He has been a pastor serving in the community however he can for almost 30 years. He currently is the pastor of Grace Fellowship of Lakewood and serves the Lakewood Police Department as a chaplain. Even before he had his own kids he could often be found volunteering to coach football, basketball, or volleyball. He has always been very involved in his kids education. He formerly served on the board of Collegiate Academy (a charter school in Littleton), the Charter Review Committee for Jeffco and the Jeffco District Accountability Committee. He is a firm believer in classical education that teaches kids how to think, not just what to think. John has a biblical studies degree from Northwestern University in St. Paul, Minnesota, a MDiv with a concentration in ethics and apologetics from Denver Seminary, and is currently working on his DM in in apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary.

Gretchen Clancy
Board Member
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About Gretchen Clancy

Gretchen has a history in non-profit management. Mrs. Clancy and her husband are small business owners. She is a parent of grammar and preschool children. Gretchen is passionate about Addenbrooke maintaining a cohesive culture where children learn how to think, love learning, and what it means to live a life of virtue.

Patrick Cordova
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About Patrick Cordova

Patrick is a native to Colorado, and is a husband and the father of six children, five of whom attend Addenbrooke Classical Academy. He is the Director of IT for a non profit dental insurance company. He enjoys spending time with his family, friends, gardening, and the Colorado Outdoors. He is passionate about Addenbrooke's mission and is invested in Addenbrooke's future.

Dan Krivoniak
Director of Policy
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About Dan Krivoniak

Dan is a happily married father of five children from small-town Ohio. He enjoys living in Colorado and is reminded regularly that he's the only non-native in the family. He believes the four seasons and 300 plus days a year of sunlight in this beautiful state help create a wonderful balance. Outside of work, where he is a Product Manager in technology for a financial services firm, he remains active with school activities, sports, golf, fitness, church, and other family activities. His favorite quote to live life by is, "Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you." -- Saint Augustine

Sarah Rodriquez
Board Member
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About Sarah Rodriquez

Sarah and her husband, Dominic, are both Colorado natives. They have five children, four students at Addenbrooke and an upcoming kindergartner. Sarah is a hairstylist turned stay-at-home mom who enjoys, well, someday she might rediscover some hobbies. You can most often find her on the sidelines rooting for Addenbrooke or in the car on the way to someone's practice. Sarah is passionate about keeping Addenbrooke an amazing place for families for many years to come.