Planning Group Members

Rule of Conduct for Planning Group Members

For terms expiring August 1, 2019:

  • Karen M. Brown of Arvada, to serve as a consumer
  • Coral Cosway of Denver, to serve as a representative with extensive knowledge and expertise in long-term care, services and support who is not a provider of such services
  • Christian M. Itin, MSW, PhD of Centennial, to serve as a representative of an institution of higher education in a field related to older adult populations
  • Mindy R. Gates of Thornton, to serve as the designee of the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services
  • James L. Riesberg of Greeley, to serve as a consumer
  • Jayla Sanchez-Warren of Denver, to serve as a representative with extensive knowledge and expertise in long-term care, services and support and who is not a provider of such services
  • Anthony C. Tapia of Denver, to serve as a representative of nonprofit organizations representing or advocating for older adult population
  • Maureen McDonald, of Denver, to serve as a representative of private, public and community-based health care and long-term care, service or support provider for older adults
  • Natalie O'Donnell Wood, of Wheat Ridge, to serve as a representative with extensive knowledge of or experience with state and local budgets and fiscal policy or who are representatives from nonprofit organizations that have experience with fiscal and statewide policy issues

For terms expiring August 1, 2021:

  • Hayley Gleason of Denver, to serve as the designee of the Executive Director of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing or the Director's Designee
  • Sarah E. Elliott of Aurora, to serve as a representative of private, public and community-based health care and long-term care, service or support provider for older adults
  • Steve Frazier Child of Snowmass, to serve as a county commissioner
  • Joshua Laipply of Lakewood, to serve as the designee of the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Muriel Jean Nofles of Aurora, to serve as a consumer
  • David R. Norman of Grand Junction, to serve as a representative with extensive knowledge of, or experience with state and local budgets and fiscal policy, or who is a representative from nonprofit organizations that have experience with fiscal and statewide policy issues
  • Karin Stewart of Golden, to serve as a representative of private, public and community-based health care and long-term care, service or support provider for older adults

For terms expiring August 1, 2022:

  • Kathleen Hall, PhD of Grand Junction, to serve as a representative of private, public and community-based health care and long-term care, service or support provider for older adults
  • John Zabawa of Denver to serve as a representative of private, public and community-based health care and long-term care, service or support provider for older adults
  • Gabriel Kaplan, PhD of Denver, to serve as the designee for the Executive Director of the Department of Public Health and Environment 
  • Jim Collins of Las Animas, to serve as a representative with extensive knowledge of, or experience with state and local budgets and fiscal policy, or who is a representative from nonprofit organizations that have experience with fiscal and statewide policy issues
  • Steve Grund of Littleton, to serve as the designee of the Colorado Commission on Aging
  • Chris Lee of Louisville, to serve as a representative of nonprofit organizations representing or advocating for older adult populations
  • John Emerson of Denver,  to serve as a representative of the business community