Governing Board

Littleton Preparatory Governing Board

The role of the Littleton Prep Governing Board is to uphold the mission, vision, and policies of the school as well as oversight of financial matters. The Governing Board is comprised of 5 parent volunteers who serve the school in 3 year terms. They generally hold their regular meetings on the third Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm at the school. Parents are invited to attend the meetings and are welcome to request agenda items for these meetings or to participate in the public comment agenda item of any meeting. Public comment issues will be addressed by the next meeting. For more information about the roles and responsibilities of the Governing Board, please download Governing Board By-Laws.


President - Zachary Golden
Zach grew up in Colorado just west of Denver and obtained a BA in History from the University of Dallas and an MBA and an MSIT from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business in 2002.  Since that time, Zach has worked in the IT consulting industry and Federal Technology sector advising clients how to implement technology solutions to improve their businesses.  Zach has served on the LPCS Board since 2012 as Secretary and currently serves as President.  Zach and his wife Cathleen have five children attending Littleton Prep.  This is their 8th year with children at Littleton Prep.

Vice President - Lynndell Epp
Lynndell was born in Henderson Nebraska and grew up on a farm that raised corn, soybeans and cattle. After graduating from high school he moved to Denver to attend Colorado Christian University. He has lived in Colorado since 1991 and enjoys many of the great outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer. Shortly after graduating from college with a Biology Degree, Lynndell started a small direct mailing business and has been working at that business since 1996. Lynndell and his wife Briana have two children at Littleton Prep and joined the board in 2013. His family is very happy they found Littleton Prep after being disappointed with other schools in the area.

Treasurer - Than Baylor
Than Baylor was born in Cortez Colorado, but regretfully moved away as a young child.  He returned to Denver with his wife, Michelle, in 2001 after graduating from Idaho State University with a B.S in Elementary Education.  He has been in a local area church since his completion of a MA in Youth and Family/Counseling Ministry from Denver Seminary.  He has two children that attend Littleton ​Prep and has been on the board since since 2014.  Than has been a proud Littleton Prep parent since 2010.

Secretary - Catherine Beattie
Catherine Beattie grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and studied Social Work at Western New Mexico University, where she interned and did extensive policy work in an elementary school.  Catherine and her family have lived in Colorado for 8 years, four of those in Littleton.  She is currently a full-time Homemaker and has three LPCS students.

Member at Large - Spencer Thornber
Spencer Thornber was born in Washington D.C. and traveled frequently as a child, ultimately graduating from high school in Hilo, HI.  After completing Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Regis College in Denver, Spencer accepted a position at CH2M and has continued his employment there for the last 13 years.  Spencer and his wife Kim have five children - 4 are current students at Littleton Prep and the fifth to start attending in 2018.  Before being elected to the Governing Board in 2012, Spencer volunteered with POPS and served on the Littleton Prep Accountability Committee.


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