Marv Kay

Marv has been active in the Golden and Colorado School of Mines communities for more than 60 years. For over 35 years, he has served on the Foundation’s Board in various roles, including as President, and currently as an Advisor.

Marv also served as the Mayor of Golden from 1988 to 1996, a member of the City Council from 1986 to 1998, President of the Golden Chamber of Commerce in 1983 and was a founder of Leadership Golden in 1984. During Marv’s City Council tenure, he was instrumental in the approval of Golden’s capital improvement sales tax of one penny that made a tremendous impact on the vitality of Golden. This impact included improvements to Washington Avenue; the expansion of the water treatment plant; the Golden Community Center; many trails, including the Clear Creek corridor; and Golden’s waterpark, The Splash at Fossil Trace; as well as the Fossil Trace Golf Club.

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