Mayor Ken Kreutzer
Mayor Ken Kreutzer
Terms: 2018 - 2022
Currently serves on: Adams County Economic Development Board, Airport Coordinating Committee, Brighton Economic Development Corporation Board, Colorado Municipal League Policy Board (alternate), E-470 Board, Historic Preservation Commission (alternate),
Ken Kreutzer was sworn in as Mayor in January 2018. Prior to his role as Mayor, Kreutzer served as a City Council member since November 2013 and Mayor Pro Tem from 2016-2018. Ken, a life-time Brighton resident is retired after 30 years as a marketing education teacher, 24 years which were spent at Brighton High School. He earned an associate’s degree in marketing management from Northeastern Junior College, a bachelor’s degree in distributive education from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in education from the University of Phoenix.
Kreutzer is a member of the Colorado Marketing Education Association and the Brighton Sister Cities group and has served as president for both organizations during his tenure. He was appointed to United Power’s Operation Round-Up Foundation in January 2013. He is a current member of the Brighton Kiwanis, and a president of the Northeastern Junior College Alumni Association. He is a volunteer with numerous organizations including preparing meals for families of sick veterans at the Fisher House, and serving as a volunteer auctioneer for fund raising activities for organizations like CASA, Kiwanis and the Colorado Marketing Association. Kreutzer continues to be “the voice of the Brighton Bulldogs” announcing at home football and basketball games, an honor he has had for over 25 years.
Kreutzer and his wife of 28 years, Judy, have three children; Missy replaced him as the Marketing Education teacher at Brighton High School, Johnny and his family live in Arkansas after his retirement from the U.S Army, and Ben lives at home where he is a ramp agent for Great Lakes Airlines and a volunteer fire fighter for the Hudson Fire Department. Judy is a bus driver for School District 27J.