Jean Hodges (Board Member) and her husband moved to Boulder in 1960 when Jack joined the Mathematics faculty at the University of Colorado. After teaching sixth grade near Buffalo, New York, Jean volunteered with the Nomad Players when it was the only live theatre in the Boulder community. After doing various
backstage tasks, she found her niche directing.
Nomad production successes led Jean to Boulder High School to teach Language Arts and direct the Theatre Program. Jean, known for her high energy, spent fifteen years developing a rigorous theatre program.
Since her retirement, Jean’s passion for social justice led her to PFLAG, a national organization that is the family and ally voice offering support, education and advocacy for LGBTQ individuals and their families. From co-founding the PFLAG Boulder County chapter, Jean rose through the ranks of state, regional and
national leadership to serve as PFLAG National President and board chair.
Her recent retirement from PFLAG allows Jean to focus on her love of theatre. As a devoted theatre goer, Jean is pleased to join the BETC Board. An avid reader in three book groups and a frequent traveler with her husband until his passing in 2014, Jean is always up for an adventure.