Supt. Message: Chief of Staff Announcement


I am pleased to announce that Mark Seglem is joining Aurora Public Schools as our Chief of Staff. Mark has served in many executive roles throughout his career including with the U.S. Navy, Advanced Distributed Sensor Systems and the Department of Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue. Most recently, he was the Regional Vice President of Colorado Campuses for Colorado Technical University.

As a Navy Officer, Mark’s career included a tour in the Secretary of Defense’s office. He served at the highest levels of the Department of the Navy as Administrative Aide to the Secretary where he led civilian and military personnel and prepared briefings for the President and Secretary of Defense. While on sea duty, Mark made several overseas deployments and took command of the Aegis destroyer, USS Barry DDG-52. His 380-person crew was awarded the Battenberg Cup, an honor given to the finest ship or submarine in the Atlantic Fleet. 

Mark is a former member of the National Board of Directors of the Military Officer’s Association of America (MOAA). He earned degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Postgraduate School. He is also a Senior Executive Fellow of the JFK School of Government at Harvard University.  

Mark is eager to serve APS students, staff and families. Please join me in welcoming him to our Aurora Public Schools family. 

Rico Munn
Aurora Public Schools

“My job is to accelerate learning for every APS student, every day.  I do my job by making sure we have the right people, doing the right work, with the right resources in the right way.  My community needs me to do my job.”