About Us


Mitch Houston, Executive Director

Mitch excels at leadership and coaching to make positive systems change at the community level. He has over 15 years of public service in education, public health, and social enterprise business models and over 25 years of experience providing executive and engineering leadership in product development.

He served as the President of the Clear Creek School District Board of Education from 2013-2021 and Clear Creek Schools District 21st Century Learning Center Coordinator for the 2021-22 school year. Besides leading the Foundation, he is currently the Board Chair and Data and Public Policy Manager for the Mountain Youth Network (since 2016).

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Laura Johnson, Communications Director

Laura has 30 years of experience targeting prospects and customers through multiple marketing channels for nonprofits, startups, and established brands. Since 2010 she has been helping education and youth non-profits tell their story to reach, inspire, and mobilize more people.

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Clear Creek Schools Foundation seeks to be a transparent organization and aspires to receive the Platinum Transparency Seal from Candid/GuideStar. Our organizational documents are published here:

2021 Form 990-EZ

Organizational By-Laws

Gift Acceptance Policy

Document Disclosure Policy

Non-discrimination Policy

Conflict of Interest Policy

Records Retention and Destruction Policy