Board Vice President
School District 8
Family Selection and Services Committee
Joel has been associated with Habitat for Humanity since 2017, serving as the Vice President of the Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors and also as a proud member of the Family Selection Committee.
Joel graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, NE with a B.A. in Political Science, commissioning as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, where he served 30-yrs, with numerous combat deployments, peacekeeping operations, and multiple command tours, retiring as a Colonel.
Joel continued his education while on active duty in the Army, earning a Masters of Science in Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and a Masters of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, in Washington D.C.
Joel is proud to call Colorado home, where he serves as the Fountain-Ft. Carson School District 8 Director of Human Resources, after living in over 15 x States and overseas, while growing up in a military family and during his time in active military service. Both he and his wife, Anne have two adult children.