Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region Education, Empowerment, Advocacy

Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region Education, Empowerment, Advocacy

Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region Education, Empowerment, AdvocacyUrbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region Education, Empowerment, Advocacy

Board of Directors


Janice "JJ" Frazier, Chairman of the Board

Janice “JJ” Frazier has been active in the Colorado Springs community for a number of years.  She is a graduate of Widefield High School, a former business owner, a vocalist in her church choir and an active volunteer for a number of civic organizations.  Currently, she leads the revitalization effort of the Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region, formerly known as the Urban League of the Pikes Peak Region. JJ was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors in 2012. 

In 2016, JJ was selected a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Colorado and a Woman of Influence by the Colorado Springs Business Journal.  She has had a distinguished 37-year career in public education with Widefield School District 3 (1980-1988), Colorado Springs School District 11 (1988-2000) (2006-current) and the Detroit Public Schools (2000-2006).  Currently, she provides administrative support as Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of District 11, while pursuing an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Colorado Technical University (CTU).

 Serving in several volunteer capacities throughout the city and active in her church, JJ serves as  the Chair of the Board of Directors, Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region; Chair of the Colorado Organization of Superintendents’ Assistants (COSA);  member, Shivers Fund/Pikes Peak Library District; volunteer, Citizens Project; volunteer, Colorado Springs Diversity Forum; member Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Committee; member, National Action Network, Detroit, MI; former member Board of Directors, Communities in Schools, Inc. – Colorado Springs, CO and Detroit, MI; and former community liaison, Sand Creek Division, Colorado Springs Police Department; member, Black/Latino Coalition; member, Envision Shooks Run Steering Committee.

 JJ is the proud mother of 2 adults, son Jermaine, 37, who resides in Pueblo, CO with wife, Amanda and grandson Isiah, 7 and her daughter, Danielle, 27 who resides in Colorado Springs. 

Email: jj.frazier@ulppr.org


Carolyn Jones, Treasurer

Carolyn Jones was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Calvin & Flora Morey. Her parents relocated to Wichita, Kansas when she was two years old. After her parents divorced, her mother later married C. A. Collins and the family moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where Carolyn graduated from Central High School. She began her employment with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1971 and transferred to Mountain Bell now CenturyLink, in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1980. Carolyn took a five year sabbatical in 2003, and returned to work in 2008.

Carolyn is a member of Magnolia Chapter # 14, Order of the Eastern Star. She has been a member of Columbine Temple #1053, Daughters of Elks, since 1999, and was named Elk of the year in 2005. She was appointed Grand District Deputy of Colorado in 2007and was recognized as Deputy Elk of the year in 2012. Carolyn was elected President of the Middle Western States Association Auxiliary of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World in 2013.

Carolyn Jones contributes numerous volunteer hours to many non profit and civic organizations. She has served on the Board of Directors of The Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region since August 2012, and is currently Board Treasurer.

Carolyn is married to (CJ) Jones of Stephens, Arkansas. They have five adult children (Theresa, Timothy, Kendra, Jasmine and Zaneta), sixteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Email: carol4creative@aol.com 


Bob Null, Director

Robert "Bob" Null is very active in helping Colorado Springs achieve its full potential. 

Senior Manager, Senior Engineer. Retired Air Force Colonel with 35 years in Command and Control - Specializing in Management, Communications, and Computers. Vice President for Marketing, Sales and Acquisitions and a major partner of Activity Investments, LLC. Member of several citizens committees in Colorado Springs and member of the Educational Committee which plans, programs, budgets and expends grant money given to the City of Colorado Springs by the City's cable franchise contractors. President of the Board of Directors for High Plains Internet (HPI), Inc. Vice President of the Falcon Pointe, Time Share, Board of Directors. Elected to Colorado Springs School District 11 School Board 2007-2015.

Email: Bob@BobNull.com