Board of Trustees

Trustees are volunteers, appointed by the Douglas County Commissioners. The board adopts and oversees the budget, bylaws and policies. The board conducts long-range planning and hires and evaluates the library director.

Sean Duffy

President
Sean Duffy, President
District III, Term Expires 12/31/2020
Appointed in January 2017. Sean Duffy has three decades of experience in media relations and public affairs in the public and private sectors, including as Deputy Chief of Staff to Gov. Bill Owens. He has served on numerous boards of business, civic and charitable organizations and is currently the volunteer managing partner of The Barnabas Group. Sean resides in Highlands Ranch along with his wife, Susan, and young son, Brendan.

Ron Cole

Vice President
Ron Cole, Vice President
District II, Term Expires 12/31/2021
Appointed in January 2016. Ron Cole is a former senior intelligence leader with 50-plus years of experience in the intelligence community, supporting federal government agencies and private firms on policy, management and technical issues. He has served as a board member of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable and in roles with other space-related organizations. Ron established the Independent IC Consultancy, LLC (I2C2) in 2016 to provide professional advice to elements of the intelligence community.

Bob Morris

Treasurer
Bob Morris, Treasurer
District I, Term Expires 12/31/2019
Appointed in May 2010. Bob Morris has served in the roles of Board President and, currently, as Treasurer. Bob has spent 40 years working in various aspects of business administration and finance, including starting his own property management company and running a homeowner association. He also served on the Parker Planning Commission for 15 years. Since retiring in 2012, Bob has traveled the world extensively.

Louise Wood

Secretary
Louise Wood, Secretary
District III, Term Expires 12/31/2021
Appointed in February 2019. Louise Wood previously worked in private wealth management and financial planning before leaving the industry to spend more time with her family. Now a homeschooling mom and English teacher at the high school and college levels, Louise loves working with students, reading great literature, and enjoying our beautiful community with friends and family. She lives in Highlands Ranch with her husband, Ryan, and their rambunctious boys.

John Beckwith

John Beckwith
At Large, Term Expires 12/31/2019
Appointed in January 2014. John Beckwith is the owner of Design Resource Group.

Lawrence Falter

Lawrence Falter
District II, Term Expires 12/31/2019
Appointed in September 2018. Lawrence Falter, retired, has a broad background as a seasoned, high-energy lawyer with extensive experience in several aspects of commercial and contract law, labor relations, change management, strategic issues, employee benefits, and employment policies and practices. He has a strong background in management planning, budgeting, staffing, lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma methodologies, all designed to enhance productivity and profitability.

Meghann Silverthorn

Meghann Silverthron
District I, Term Expires 12/31/2021
Appointed in February 2019. Meghann Silverthorn has a diverse background in public and civil service. She worked as an aerospace engineer and analyst for the Department of Defense for more than 10 years. She also served as an elected member of the Douglas County School District Board of Education for eight years, including two years as its president.

Get on Board!

We are seeking talented and qualified people to join our Board of Trustees. This is a great opportunity for anyone with a passion for DCL's mission and vision and a genuine desire to serve the community. People with backgrounds in communications, technology, finance, law or strategic business planning are especially encouraged to apply by contacting the board liaison.