Who we are

Greta Cornett (Co-Founder and President – Board Member since 2007)

Greta is a well-respected and recognized figure in the Fort Collins music community, with a wide array of experience and expertise. Holding a Bachelors of Art in Music from Colorado State University, Greta is a member of numerous local Fort Collins music groups including the 3 Twins and Mama Lenny and the Remedy.  She has also played in many successful projects in the region including 12 Cents for Marvin and the Caleb Riley Funk Orchestra.

Business/Organizational Affiliations:

Greta works in various music related capacities in Northern Colorado, including:

  • The talent buyer at the Road 34 Bike Bar
  • Live at Lunch Booking and Hosting for 88.9 FM KRFC
  • The Talent Advisory Committee for Bohemian Nights at New West Fest and the music blogger for the event
  • Advisor for CTV/KCSU’s Colorado Music Lounge.

Kevin Micke  (Co-Founder, Vice President, and Treasurer  – Board Member since 2007)

Kevin has lived in Colorado the majority of his life, and moved to Fort Collins in 1999 to attend Colorado State University (CSU), where he completed his B.S. in Business with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. During his time in college, he got involved in the local music scene when he and several friends started a band, which he managed. After his band parted ways several years later, he began managing Vices I Admire in 2003, and continued to do so until the summer of 2009 when he decided to focus his attention on FoCoMA. Kevin continues to do website development for bands and other artists in his spare time, and works full-time at CSU as a web developer. In his role within FoCoMA, he uses his technical and business knowledge to help support and promote the ever-growing Fort Collins music community.

Business/Organizational Affiliations:

  • Wrong Name Entertainment – Owner
  • Colorado State University’s Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere – Research Associate III, working as a Web Developer

Dennis Bigelow (Secretary – Board Member since 2009)

A Fort Collins native, Dennis has spent the majority of his life in this community. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Music Composition from Webster University in Saint Louis, Missouri, he decided to return to Fort Collins to see what he could do to make a difference in his hometown. After several years working for KRFC Radio as music director and general manager, Dennis decided a change in scenery was in order and now works as the office manager for Debut Theatre Company, a nonprofit children’s theatre school.

Music has been his greatest passion. He started playing piano at age 6, but quickly found that bluegrass and folk guitar were more his speed. More instruments followed, and now he plays more than he would care to count. You can catch him playing with local bands, vee device and Danielle Ate the Sandwich. In addition to music, he loves computers, cats, and single malt scotch.

Business/Organizational Affiliations:

  • KRFC
  • Opera Fort Collins
  • Debut Theatre
  • FoCoMA

Scotty Van Tatenhove  (Board Member since 2009)

Scott is an 11-year veteran teacher of the Poudre School District in Fort Collins, Colorado. In those eleven years he has pioneered the curriculum and teaching of the History of Rock & Roll in both the middle and high school setting. He has also presented nationally at the National Council of the Social Studies annual convention and the Colorado Music Educators conference on the multiple approaches to teaching the History of Rock & Roll. His History of Rock & Roll courses have earned him national recognition and grant funds including from Bohemian Foundation. Scott has also developed a 21st Century Skills essential learning plan for the Rocky Mountain High School Social Studies Department.

Scotty serves as Department Leader for the Rocky Mountain High Social Studies Department. Scott VanTatenhove holds a Master’s Degree in the teaching of social studies from Columbia University and earned a Bachelors of Arts in History and Education degree from Saint Olaf College.

Business/Organizational Affiliations:

  • Poudre School District educator and Department Leader
  • Former apponitee to the City of Fort Collins Transportation Board 2007-2011

Tom Milligan (Board Member since 2013)

Vice President for External Relations, Colorado State University

Tom Milligan serves as Vice President for External Relations at Colorado State University, overseeing collaboration with all other vice presidents, deans, and unit heads to integrate communications and external relations activities across campus regarding, among other areas, fundraising, legislative affairs, alumni participation, enrollment management, and national rankings. Milligan had previously served as Associate Vice President for Communications at CSU before becoming Vice Chancellor for Communications at the University of Tennessee, the Executive Vice Chancellor for University Relations at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Business/Organizational Affiliations:

  • Colorado State University – Vice President for External Relations

Peggy Lyle (Board Member since 2016)

John McKay (Board Member since 2017)

Shawna Stratton (Board Member since 2017)

Shane Zweygardt (Board Member since 2017)

Tim Massa (Board Member since 2017)

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