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Dave Palenchar

Trustee for Special Projects, El Pomar Foundation


Dave Palenchar began working at El Pomar Foundation in 1990. He is a trustee in charge of special projects at El Pomar. Dave is El Pomar’s lead Trustee for the Northwest and High Country Regions.

Dave formerly served as a pilot in the Air Force and a political science and international relations faculty member at the Air Force Academy. Dave is president and CEO of the Colorado Springs World Arena and the Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. Dave serves as chairman of the board for the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, president of the Air Force Academy Foundation, and is on the boards of Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association hall of Fame.

Dave earned a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master's Degree in National Security Affairs and Asian Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School. 

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