Board Information

The Monument View Montessori Charter School Board of Directors will be comprised of from five to seven members, and will always include a majority of parents. The Board will be elected by the parents/guardians of the students attending Monument View Montessori Charter School and will operate according to the by-laws laid out by the school’s operating committee.

The MVMCS Board of Directors regularly meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Due to Covid, meetings are held virtually unless otherwise specified on the MVM online calendar.

Board of Directors

Cindy Burns (President, Treasurer)

July 2018 – December 2022

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Cindy Burns is a professional geologist and project manager for an environmental engineering and consulting firm. She met her husband Wil while they were studying geology at the University of Tennessee. In 2008, they moved from Knoxville, TN to Denver, CO to get a better taste of the adventures that Colorado offers. Cindy, Wil, and their daughter Rory moved to Fruita in July 2018 and sought out Monument View Montessori based on familiarity with prior Montessori schools. Since moving to the Grand Valley, Cindy and her family have been enjoying the area’s festivals, museums, and mountain biking and hiking trails.

Taylor Bennett (Fundraising)

August 2022 – August 2024

Taylor Bennett is a certified secondary English and math teacher and works for an education company that specializes in homeschool support. She met her husband Justin while going to school at the University of Arizona and were married in 2015. They welcomed their sons, Luke in 2017, Camden in 2018, and Owen in 2020. They moved from Arizona to Fruita Colorado in 2020 and have enjoyed the small town feel and recreational opportunities as well as the weather!