Endorsements

Poudre BOE President Christophe Febvre

Board of Education President Christophe Febvre

I am very pleased and proud to endorse Kristen Draper for reelection to the Poudre School District Board of Education. Kristen brings a calm, thoughtful, and thought-provoking balance to the board along with a deep moral compass to every decision being made. Her experience, insightful perspectives, and kind but direct personality is translating to leadership and action; and it is helping the board achieve results for all kids and families. Kristen uses her voice and her reason to translate passions to results that serve the district. Please join me in voting for this top-flight board member. Our community will be better for it.

US Congressman Joe Neguse

I wholeheartedly support Kristen for reelection to the Poudre School Board of Directors. Keeping our kids learning in-person and doing so safely is no easy task, but she has proved herself capable over the course of her last term. Join me in November and vote for Kristen, a qualified and compassionate candidate.

CO State Representative Cathy Kipp

I am excited that Kristen is running for re-election to the PSD school board. Kristen has worked graciously under pressure and in support of all of our students during extremely challenging times. Her work to ensure equity and opportunity for all students and her dedication to public education make her a valuable member of our local school board.

Larimer County Commissioner Kristin Stephens

I am supporting Kristen Draper for re-election because she has been a tireless advocate for equity and excellence in our public schools. Her thoughtful approach to problem solving is needed now more than ever.

Fort Collins Mayor Jeni Arndt

Kristen Draper is an excellent choice to keep serving our community on the PSD Board of Directors. Her compassion and hard work through a challenging time demonstrate her commitment to our students. I am thrilled she is running again!

Fort Collins City Councilmember Tricia Canonico

I enthusiastically endorse Kristen Draper for re-election to the Board of Education. Kristen has served our community with passion, poise and grace over the past four years - prioritizing the needs of kids and families above all else. We need her insight and experience on our board for the next four years. I hope you'll join me in supporting Kristen.

Fort Collins City Councilmember Julie Pignataro

Kristen has been a valued elected official for the past four years and her work is no where near done. I support her reelection campaign as we move into uncharted territory with returning to in-person learning as safely as we can.

Fort Collins Councilmember Susan Gutowsky

The greatest gift that Kristen brings to the PSD BOE is her dedication to equity. She has a fierce sense of justice and fairness, and has consistently demonstrated her willingness to consider what is best for each stakeholder in our PSD community. I strongly endorse Kristen Draper for PSD BOE.

Board of Education Vice-President Rob Petterson

Kristen Draper has my strong and unequivocal support for a second term on the PSD BOE. She has been a thoughtful leader and very ready to do the hard work of engaging, learning, and balancing competing interests on the many topics that have come our way, especially in the areas of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She was instrumental in helping us select Brian Kingsley as our new superintendent. In all matters, she is focussed on what is best for the students and our school district. I look forward to continuing our work together toward ensuring that all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Fort Collins City Councilmember Emily Francis

Kristen has served our district with poise and grace these past four years and handled a pandemic professionally and effectively to get our kids back to in-person learning. Join me in supporting Kristen's expertise in her reelection campaign.


CO State Representative Andrew Boesenecker

Director Kristen Draper remains a champion of student equity, inclusion and safety in the Poudre School District. Her experienced voice on the school board will remain invaluable to our district. Please join me in supporting Kristen Draper for re-election.

Larimer County Commissioner John Kefalas

Kristen has performed strongly under the pressure of the past year to keep our students and teachers safe and healthy. I wholeheartedly support her reelection bid to continue doing the good work of equity, inclusion, and safety in the Poudre School District.

Larimer County Commissioner Jody Shadduck-McNally

Kristen has proven herself an effective and compassionate leader in the past four years on the School Board. I am happy to endorse her reelection effort to continue her progress on equity, safety, and inclusion in the Poudre School District.

CO State Senator Joann Ginal



PSD Board of Education Director- Carolyn Reed

Please join me in supporting Kristen Draper for re-election. I've had the pleasure of working closely with Kristen for the past four years. She has an eye for detail, yet never misses the "big picture," and is a strategic thinker. She is a champion for marginalized students and families in her work for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She considers what's best for kids and looks at decisions through an equity lens. She is involved, caring, and in it for kids!

PSD Board of Education Director- Nate Donovan

Kristen's careful consideration of education issues has served our community well and earned her our support and vote for re-election.