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Patrick Walton, Chair

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity, Manager of Strategic Projects and Policy

Mikaela Gibson, Vice-Chair

IMA Financial Group,  Community Relations & Communications

Melanie Palmer, Treasurer

US Bank Private Wealth Management, Private Wealth Advisor, CFP

Dr. Cristal Cisneros, Secretary

Denver Preschool Program, Senior Director of Evaluation and Impact

Ryan Nichols, Past Chair

Holland & Hart, Of Counsel

Rob Bayless

Elephant Energy, Project Manager & Wrangler

Mercedes Blea-Davis

Denver Language School, Student Engagement Coordinator/Life Skills Education Professional 

Grant Brown

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Boating Safety and Registrations Program Manager 

Jennifer Dunn

FirstBank, Vice President

Stephanie Henley

Xcel Energy, Corporate Economic Development Manager

Kristina Lance

Delta Dental of Colorado, Senior Digital Marketing & Graphic Design Specialist 

Kara Matsumoto

Conservation Lands Foundation, Policy Director

Parker McMullen Bushman

Inclusive Journeys, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Ecoinclusive, Justice, Equity & Inclusion Strategist

Jessica Ostermick

CBRE, Director, Industrial & Logistics, Advisory & Capital Markets

Samantha Palladino

United Food & Commercial Workers Local 7, Associate Counsel

Carrol Rhead

Mondo West Real Estate, Co-Founder & Managing Broker

Juan Urias

American Star Cleaning Service, Owner

Tara Winward

FirstBank, Executive Vice President