After a very busy first year term, Joe begins serving as Vice President for 2016-17. It has been 12 years since he and his wife Karen of 23 years first enrolled their children at RCS. They have one RCS sophomore, and the other is attending her first year at Bethel School of Ministry in Redding, CA. Joe and Karen have owned their own AVEDA branded salon for 18 years (Trios AVEDA Salon, www.TriosAVEDA.com) and he keeps busy managing 36 employees. He has served on another Educational Board for at-risk youth for 8 years. He was a professional at CSU managing computer labs in the College of Forestry and Natural Resources as well as an employee with Vineyard Church of the Rockies for 10 years. At the Vineyard, he was involved with Youth and College Ministries, Worship Ministry and Church Administration. His grandparents were Mexican immigrants who came to Texas as children. After graduating from high school in Abilene, TX he moved to Colorado and has lived here for over 35 years. He attends Resurrection Fellowship.