As your University of Colorado Regent Ilana defends academic freedom, fights for opportunities for all students, faculty, and staff, and protects the University’s most important values and priorities. As a teacher and mother of students attending the University of Colorado, Ilana is a fierce advocate for students and families.
Ilana’s education and leadership skills were developed working in diverse and inclusive education systems, and with students and families in diverse communities. Ilana grew up learning that hard work and helping others sparks positive change. As a mom and educator with decades of experience in public education, Ilana works tirelessly to ensure the University of Colorado is a model of affordability and inclusivity.
Ilana is a leader on the CU Board of Regents who understands and values our education system. Ilana has a 360 degree view of a public education and leads in a way that is responsive to Colorado’s hardworking families. Ilana fights for policies to eliminate opportunity gaps for students of color, students with disabilities, and low income and first generation students.