Dennis Apuan, Chair
Dennis founded Colorado Media Justice Foundation in 2011 in the hope of bringing community radio to Colorado Springs. He is a Filipino-American activist, non-profit leader and community organizer. Dennis was elected to serve as a Colorado State Representative from 2009-2011, representing House District 17, which encompasses portions of southwestern Colorado Springs, Colorado and the Fort Carson military base.
Born in Manila, Dennis emigrated to the U.S. at age 20. He has worked as a community organizer for Colorado Unity and as a regional director for the Colorado Progressive Coalition. Dennis also served as vice-chairman of the El Paso County Democratic Party for four years. He has been a member of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Diversity Strategic Planning Team, a program director and chairman of the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, and of First Congregational Church in Colorado Springs.