Planning & Construction Staff Directory

Planning Department

Derek Stertz - Planning Manager

dstertz@dcsdk12.org | 720-433-1032

Responsibilities include GIS (Geographic Information Systems), forecasting, data maintenance for planning and facilities, address validation, development of Master Capital Plan

Wayne Blazek - Facilities Planning Manager
wayne.blazek@dcsdk12.org | 303-387-0477

Responsibilities include community service/facility improvement, facility assessment and capital
improvement planning

Construction Department

Leela Rajasekar, P.E. - Director of Construction
lrajasekar@dcsdk12.org | 303-387-0440

Kelly Kalcevic - Project Accountant

Responsibilities include project budgets and reports, contract documents, and qualification process 

Tom Lawrence - Project Manager

tom.lawrence@dcsdk12.org | 303-387-0480

Serves as District Agent with all project stakeholders during design, bidding/award, construction and
warranty phases of any District facility construction activity on a per project basis

Eric McCain - Project Manager

eric.mccain@dcsdk12.org | 303-387-0481

Serves as District Agent with all project stakeholders during design, bidding/award, construction and
warranty phases of any District facility construction activity on a per project basis

Michael Schuurman - Project Manager
Construction and Modifications

mschuurman@dcsdk12.org|303-387-0478

Ensures student learning environments meet or exceed current and projected instructional needs via direct oversight, coordination and management of building modification projects to support 21st Century Learning. 



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