Holly Peterson is Director of Communications at Westgate Community School. Prior to joining the education field, she spent 20 plus years in various leadership roles in the Army National Guard and retired from active federal service in June 2019. Holly has held key leadership roles during her military career to include assignments in Public Affairs, Strategic Policy and Planning, Human Resource Operations Management, and Recruiting. Holly has a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.
Holly joined the board of The Early College of Arvada in 2020 because she wanted to continue her service to her community. Holly is passionate about education. She is a first-generation college graduate and strongly believes that education opens the doors to opportunities and is provides the foundation for students to realize their potential.
Holly also serves on the board of The District Plan Commission which is charged with advocacy of the Historic Splendid Valley in Brighton. She is originally from Ohio and moved to Colorado with her husband many years ago and they have two sons. Holly enjoys spending her free time camping, reading and traveling.