Jill Hunsaker Ryan
Jill Hunsaker Ryan, MPH, is a public health professional with more than two decades of experience in the field. Most recently, she was a two-term Eagle County commissioner, where she focused her efforts on affordable health care, environmental protection, climate action, emergency preparedness and increasing mental health resources. At the same time, she served as president of the Colorado Communities for Climate Action. Ryan also has served as manager of the Eagle County Public Health agency. She is no stranger to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. She was a previous director of the Office of Health Disparities, now called the Office of Health Equity, and was a governor's appointee to the state Board of Health. Ryan lives in Eagle County and will continue to incorporate the diverse public health and environmental needs of the Western Slope into her work.