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entrepreneur , philanthropist , representative

Jared Schutz Polis, United States Representative from Colorado, entrepreneur, philanthropist. Founder Jared Polis Foundation, 2000, Community Computer Connection, Aurora, Colorado; founder, superintendent New America School, Thornton, 2004; co-founder Academy Urban Learning, Denver, 2005; board directors Watershed School, Boulder.

Background

Polis, Jared Schutz was born on May 12, 1975 in Boulder, Colorado, United States. Son of Stephen and Susan (Polis) Schutz.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Princeton University, New Jersey.

Career

Sales manager Blue Mountain Arts. Executive director internet startups Bluemountain.com, FrogMagic, Dan's Chocolates. Founder Proflowers.com/Proflowers Inc., San Diego, 1998, Sonora Entertainment Grp., 2001, TechStars, 2006.

Member United States Congress from 2nd Colorado district, since 2009. Member executive committee Colorado Democratic Party, 2000—2007, Boulder County Democrats, 2000—2007. Former chairman Colorado State Board Education.

Co-chair Colorado Commission High School Improvement. Chair finance literacy study group National Association Sate Boards Education. Board member Latin American Research & Service Agency, Colorado Anti-Defamation League, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, Colorado Conservation Voters.

Membership

Founder Jared Polis Foundation, 2000, Community Computer Connection, Aurora, Colorado. Founder, superintendent New America School, Thornton, 2004. Co-founder Academy Urban Learning, Denver, 2005.

Board directors Watershed School, Boulder.

Connections

father:
Stephen Schutz

mother:
Susan (Polis) Schutz