Grant Nelson (District E) is a second-generation native Coloradan who has lived in Douglas County since 1993. Grant is a graduate of CU Boulder. He is the parent of three current students in Douglas County who have attended both neighborhood and public charter schools. He currently owns a successful commercial real estate business that operates throughout Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. Grant strongly believes in the Douglas County public education system and knows it can continue to serve students and parents well with the correct leadership. Grant is also a strong believer that parents know best what their children need from education.