Support successful passage of suite of policy proposals supporting vehicle electrification including tax credit extension and infrastructure build-out for Global Automakers. (2018-Present)
Temporary License Plate Legislation, E-470 Public Highway Authority (2015-2016)
Coordinated extensive stakeholder process, produced legislation, obtained bill sponsors and managed the legislative process leading to passage and signing of the SB-16-90, expected to produce $10-12 million in additional revenue per year.
Red Light Camera Prohibition Legislation, E-470 Public Highway Authority (2010-Present)
Amended and ensured use of protective language allowing use of toll collection cameras in all versions of Red Light Camera legislation.
Increase Penalty for Theft of Commodity Metals Legislation, Union Pacific Railroad (2013-14)
Passed of legislation important to the safety and operations of the Railroad by working with a broad stakeholder group which included multiple law enforcement entities, utilities, and local governments.
Relationship management, Colorado Department of Higher Education Bridgepoint Education (2008-present)
Established and maintain positive relationships with Colorado Department of Higher Education, touted by client as the model to be achieved in all 50 states.
Ensured positive outcome of regulatory and statutory revisions concerning the scientific donation of cadavers (2017-present)
Department/industry regulatory realignment, Bridgepoint Education (2011-2017)
Managed extensive regulatory ‘sunset review’ process to achieve inclusion of client-desired language in the legislation, SB-12-164.
FasTracks Public Involvement, Regional Transportation District (2005-2008)
Provide public involvement counsel for both the centralized project communications team and for two of the six commuter rail corridors, including the University of Colorado A Line, which recently began service between downtown Denver and Denver International Airport.
I-70 East Corridor Environmental Impact Statement, CDOT/RTD (2003-2017)
Oversaw community outreach, media relations and intergovernmental relations for this multi-modal corridor project focused on improving one of Denver’s busiest highways and developing a transit connection between downtown and DIA, which have received final approval from federal transportation officials.
Fundraising and event planning for numerous non-profit organizations and business associations.
Colorado Office of Marijuana Coordination (2014).
Provided media training and strategic counsel to office created by Governor John Hickenlooper to coordinate policy following legalization of marijuana. Prepared spokesman for interviews with local media, as well as 60 Minutes.
Managed membership organizations, including developing and implementing strategic political initiatives.
Colorado Recovery Office (2014).
Managed communications for office created to assist communities impacted by the floods of 2013. Created unique video program, first annual report, managed media relations.
Colorado Virtual Academy (2013-2017)
Legislative relations, crisis communications, media relations and internal communications for statewide online K-12 charter school.
Fort Lewis College Presidential Transition (2009-2010)
Managed all communications and logistics, including student and faculty outreach and media relations, during search for a new president and her transition into office.
Lowry Landfill Site, City & County of Denver/Waste Management (2003-2017)
Direct community outreach, crisis communications, media relations and intergovernmental and regulatory coordination efforts to support remediation activities and other initiatives at the 480-acre Superfund site in Arapahoe County.
Yampa Street Replacement Project, Steamboat Springs (2016-2018)
Manage all communications for complex project to reconstruct major street/tourist area in downtown Steamboat Springs.
I-70 Mountain Corridor Programmatic EIS, CDOT (1997-2005)
Oversaw all communications for initial planning and NEPA clearances for regional interstate corridor serving Rocky Mountain resort communities. Also directed public information program for first project completed under the PEIS, Twin Tunnels EA in Idaho Springs, Colo.