Monica Burton is a senior executive with 15 years of strategy development, staff management, operational oversight, political advocacy and fundraising experience in Denver’s government, nonprofit and corporate sectors.
Monica brings unique skills in relationship stewardship, business development, strategic planning, project management, major event planning, committee management, board of director engagement, and volunteer management.
In 2015, Monica was elected to the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education. In this role, she worked to provide leadership, establish policies, and ensure financial sustainability for the school district. She was instrumental in the passage of a bond election in 2016 and mill levy override in 2018. Monica completed her term in November 2019. In addition to the board of education, Monica serves as Board Chair for the Aurora Public Schools Foundation. The Foundation focuses primarily on funding and piloting innovative College and Career readiness programming and partnerships throughout the district.