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CSU–Pueblo Foundation Adds Romero as Director Trustee

Release Date: November 18, 2014

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

(719) 549-2810

Alex Romero

Press Release

PUEBLO – The Colorado State University-Pueblo Foundation recently named Dr. Alex Romero to the board as a Director Trustee.

Romero received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry and biology in 2000 from Colorado State University-Pueblo. Upon graduation from the University of Colorado medical school, he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a sports medicine fellowship with the Santa Monica Medicine Group in Santa Monica, Calif.

Professionally, Romero specializes in the in the arthroscopic treatment of athletic injuries and conditions of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Additionally, he is an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve and holds the rank of Major.  He functions as an orthopedic surgeon for the Army and currently serves as a team physician for CSU-Pueblo athletes.

Romero will be a valuable asset to the CSU-Pueblo Foundation board, bringing his passion for CSU-Pueblo and the Pueblo community to the board.

CSU-Pueblo Foundation Board members give their resources, time, and talents, and provide professional expertise to acquire and conserve assets critical to the University’s success. Members are presented to the board by an established nominating committee and are approved by a final vote by the board of director trustees. 

For more information on the CSU-Pueblo Foundation Board, scholarships, or giving to the CSU-Pueblo Foundation, contact CSU-Pueblo Foundation Director of Marketing and Special Events Lacy Desmond at 719-549-2965 or lacy.desmond@csupueblo.edu.

The CSU-Pueblo Foundation was created in 1954 to solicit, receive, invest, and disburse private gifts for Colorado State University-Pueblo and exists solely for the benefit of Colorado State University-Pueblo and its students.


Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

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