Trustee, El Pomar Foundation
Dave Palenchar is El Pomar’s trustee focusing on special projects. He retired as Chief Operating Officer at El Pomar in 2013. 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.