Bruce has served at CASE in various roles since 2006, and beginning in January 2011 as the Executive Director of our association, which represents more than 2,400 public education leaders across Colorado, including school superintendents, principals and other administrators. Bruce continues to oversee CASE's advocacy work, which focuses on leveraging the voice of CASE members in all meaningful policy conversations. He is intent on forging partnerships in Colorado and nationally with other education and community-based stakeholders and unleashing the power of CASE membership. As president of CASE in 2004-2005, Bruce focused on the needs of the seven CASE departments and served as the chair of the CASE Legislative Committee. He serves on many state level councils, including Governor Hickenlooper's Education Leadership Council, and speaks frequently on education policy, communications and leadership issues. Prior to joining CASE, Bruce spent 16 years in Douglas County School District, serving as director of communications and legislative liaison as the district grew from 13,000 to 50,000 students. Bruce is the author of bestselling guidebooks, including: Crete: Off the Beaten Track, The Colorado Guide (five editions) and Colorado’s Best (two editions).