The Alumni Advisory Committee (AAC) actively promotes and enhances the mission, values, and vision of DSF. The AAC is made up of DSF Alumni who are engaged in growing and strengthening our larger alumni population.

Apply for the Alumni Advisory Committee

The Alumni Advisory Committee functions on a July to June calendar year and selects new members each Spring.

To learn more about the committee, email

To apply, please complete application here.

Alumni Advisory Committee


The purpose of the Alumni Advisory Committee (AAC) is to empower DSF Scholars & Alumni to grow professionally while inspiring them to contribute to the Denver community.


  • Attend and participate in Alumni Advisory Committee meetings.
    • Members are expected to attend (4) out of (6) committee meetings.
    • Meetings take place in August, October, December, February, April, and June.
  • Engage in Alumni Advisory Committee and DSF related events.
  • Volunteer for DSF (10) hours outside Alumni Advisory Committee meetings and events.
  • Commit to the $50 membership fee due by second official meeting.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a DSF Ambassador by promoting and representing the organization.
  • Connect with and support fellow Alumni Advisory Committee members.
  • Plan and implement committee activities and events.
  • Engage in growing and strengthening the larger DSF Scholar & Alumni community.

Alumni Advisory Committee Officers

  • Diana Casillas, Committee Co-Chair
  • Saul Huerta, Committee Co-Chair
  • Monica Castaneda, Mentorship Program Chair
  • Jasmine Villalobos, Secretary
  • Angelo Fajardo, Parliamentarian

Alumni Advisory Committee Members

  • Tapsuru Ba
  • Bryant Burciaga
  • Perla Bustillos
  • Carlos Cantor
  • Brenda Castaneda
  • Glendy Gonzalez-Huizar
  • Omar Guzman
  • Miguel Jara-Garcia
  • Amodj Manga
  • Elvis Molina
  • Xochitl Ramirez Amaro
  • Liloni Ramos
  • Rachel Taylor

Resources for Current AAC Members