The Metro District Board of Directors

The Metro District Board of Directors represents constituents throughout this community of 98,000 people.

Mark Dickerson, Chair Email
Allen Dreher, Vice Chair Email
Carolyn Schierholz, Treasurer Email
Renee Anderson, Director Email
Andy Jones, Director Email
Nancy Smith, Director Email
Jim Worley, Director Email

Several Regions Comprise Board

The Highlands Ranch Metro District is the elected local government in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Seven Metro District Board members represent the whole community, not their district.  They collaborate with other service providers to ensure Highlands Ranch continues to be a great place to live and work.

View a map showing the seven Metro District regions in Highlands Ranch.

Metro District Board Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Hendrick Office Building, 62 Plaza Drive, Highlands Ranch. The public is invited to attend.

Board Member Eligibility

Board members must live in or own property in the district region which they serve. In 2018, House Bill 18-139 passed, changing regular special district elections from even years to odd years. To implement this change, the special district directors elected in 2020 and 2022 will be three-year-terms. The terms will return to four-year terms at the 2023 election.

Board Member Responsibilities

Metro District Board members’ responsibilities include representing the people of Highlands Ranch, setting policy and directing the Metro District’s staff in a number of areas including: budget preparation, maintenance of roadway landscaping, parks and open space, construction of storm drainage facilities and major roads including adjacent landscaping, street lights and traffic signals, construction and management of parks, open space and trail systems and outdoor recreation programming.

If you have questions, please email the individual board members at the links shown on the Local Government page, send an email to the Metro District at Information Please.

The next  board election will be held in May 2022.  Click here to learn about elections.

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