Name: Russell Downs

    How long at Mountainside: 6 plus years

    With District: 9 years

    Like about Mountainside: The ever-changing needs and no 2 days are ever the same.

    Other info: From Maine originally, have lived in Fountain since 1981, 2 daughters who attended FFC #8 schools from KDG through graduation. Both my granddaughters have attended Mountainside Elementary school, one is now in middle school and the other is in Mrs. Stammer’s 5th grade class.  

    Past work experiences: I spent 20 years on the City of Fountain Fire Department 17 years of which were as a Fire Captain and Fire Inspector and State Certified Fire Instructor. I spent 3 years in the Army as a Military Police Officer stationed at Fort Carson. I have worked in the security field for about 6 years and have worked as a Locksmith for a national company for 5 years. My wife is a teacher in Harrison School District with over 37 years of experience.



    Name: Marcellus Mitchell

    How long at Mountainside: 15 years

    With District: 15 years

    Like about Mountainside: The team is nice and fun to work around

    Other info: From Flint, Michigan originally and have lived in Colorado Springs area since 1997

    Past work experiences: I worked for Platte River Cleaning services on Fort Carson.


    Name: Doug Bosshart

    How long at Mountainside: 6 Years

    With District: 7 years

    Like about Mountainside: The people I work with and the kids.

    Reason for coming to Mountainside: Like working with the younger kids.

    Past work experiences: Farming, construction, truck driver, heavy equipment operator, maintenance worker, bricklayer, tree trimmer, concrete finisher.