Board of Directors

Ted Del Duca
President

Ted Del Duca serves as the Board President at Goal Academy High School. Ted is the General Manger and Director of Sales for Breakthrough Interactive Inc., a national supplier of high-end commercial interior design and products. He opens the line of communication between organizations that have a common interest. With over 30 years in both public and private sectors, Ted has experience in sales, management, team building, professional development, strategic implementation, and company collaboration.

An entrepreneur at heart Ted is skillful and dynamic in engaging business opportunities. Ted is well known for helping his community. He enjoys representing his many business interests and regularly speaks at meetings of different community organizations. Ted has proudly served as a member on many boards including: Parkview Hospital, The McClelland School, CSU Athletics, Friends of Football, The Sister City Commission and The Chamber of Commerce.

Ted is a graduate of the University of Colorado and hold degrees is Business Management and Business Entrepreneurship.

Joel Boyd
Vice President

Mr. Joel Boyd is a Colorado Native raised in the Denver/Aurora area. Currently, Joel is the General Manager of the Town Center at Aurora a million square feet shopping center with over 125 stores. He oversees operations, marketing events and new and current tenants. Before working at TCA Joel worked in the Mayor’s Office in Denver as well as at the RE/MAX World headquarters and served on the Denver Planning Board and several school development/design committees. He currently serves on the GOAL Academy High School Board of Directors; in addition, he serves on the Aurora Chamber Board and the Aurora Rotary Board. Joel enjoys GOLF, his dog Harpo! (Looks like Oprah), the new Ford Bronco, hiking, most sports and all music. He has one son Jalan (24). “I am excited to be a part of GOAL Highschool’s board and I am looking forward to the partnership and great things!”

Luis Contreras
Treasurer

Luis Contreras is the Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for TBK Bank, his employer for over a decade. Prior to that, Mr. Contreras spent six years with 1st State Bank. He hails from San Diego, California – a first generation college graduate and son of immigrant parents. The University of Southern Colorado (now C.S.U. – Pueblo) recruited Luis and he came to Pueblo on a baseball scholarship. Pueblo has been home ever since. His education and degree in Business Management has served him well in the banking industry and Luis, his wife, a teenage son and daughter enjoy family time, golf, and helping others. Luis also volunteers his time to United Way, S.R.D.A. Meals on Wheels, and is a local Boy Scout troop leader, where his son recently achieved the coveted Eagle Scout honor. He currently serves in the valuable role of treasurer for GOAL Academy High School and is a valuable asset in the fiscal and overall management of the school.
Carolyn Renaud
Secretary

Carolyn “C.J.” Renaud is the Director of Business Partnerships for Career Wise Colorado. She believes that education is about connecting passion, talent and knowledge. Bringing those components together to achieve educational goals impacts families, communities and the workforce. C.J. embodies the collaborative spirit and brings her past experiences in policing to higher education in Colorado. She sees an opportunity to bridge gaps for people of color, low-income and underserved areas to tap accessible, affordable education. Her experience as an Aurora police officer and as an administrator with the Greeley/Evans School District lends to relationship building and creating opportunities that will enrich communities. She’s been championing collaborative efforts for 20+ years and has seen the value these connections create. They are powerful and impactful at home, work and the community. C.J. can speak to the power of transformational education, equity and opportunity in education, and the access of education in rural and non-college communities. Carolyn is an alum of the University of Northern Colorado, University of Phoenix, and Aims Community College. She is involved in various partnerships and boards, all of which strive for the betterment and improvement of students, staffs, and communities. C.J. has been married to Damon, a school teacher, for 28 years; they have one daughter who is also a University Northern Colorado alum, like her parents. Carolyn believes in the mission and vision of GOAL High School and considers it an honor and pleasure to serve on the board. When not serving students, C.J. enjoys golf, friends, coaching softball, entertaining, and time with family!

Paul C. Walker
Board Director

Mr. Paul C. Walker is currently the Director, Flight Training for CAE Doss Aviation. He retired from active duty as a Colonel in 2006 following a 25-year career in the United States Air Force. His last assignment on active duty was as Deputy Director, International Training and Education, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command. He was responsible for the flight training, technical training, and professional military education for 4,300 international students from 125 countries. He managed a $300M budget and sales contracts valued at $2B with a workforce of 575 employees.

Mr. Walker began his career with CAE Doss Aviation in 2006 as Program Manager for the newly awarded $200m Initial Flight Screening (IFS) contract for the United States Air Force. As the Program Manager he was responsible for the flight screening of up to 2,250 Air Force officers chosen by the Air Force to attend Undergraduate Pilot Training or follow-on Remotely Piloted Aircraft training. In 2014, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command changed the program name to Initial Flight Training (IFT). Mr. Walker oversees 210 personnel, utilizing a fleet of 65 aircraft for the IFT contract. In 2017 CAE Doss Aviation was awarded a follow-on ten-year IFT contract, which has an economic impact of $600M+ to the Pueblo community.

Mr. Walker graduated with honors from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. in 1981, as a distinguished military graduate with a BS in Business Administration. He also received a master’s degree in public administration from Troy University. He is also a graduate of the Air Force Air Command and Staff College, and the Air War College.

He retired as a Command Pilot with 3,500 flying hours in fighter and training aircraft, including combat missions in Southwest Asia.

A native of Lowell, Massachusetts he is married to the former Karen Meeks of Knoxville, TN and they have four children and two grandchildren. He enjoys golf, reading military history books and supporting local charities like United Way and Care and Share.