Our members are active participants in workforce development activities. We truly appreciate all of their efforts in creating a business-led Colorado talent network. If you are interested in applying to become a council member, please email for more information.

Governor John Hickenlooper

Kyle Sickman, Chair, Executive Committee Member

Timothy A. Fry, Chair-ElectExecutive Committee Member
Mountain Racing Products

Sam Walker,  Executive Committee Member
Colorado Department of Labor & Employment

Liddy Romero, Secretary, Executive Committee Member
WorkLife Partnership

Katy Anthes, Executive Committee Member
Colorado Department of Education

Stephanie Copeland, Executive Committee Member
Office of Economic Development & International Trade

Ryan Keiffer, Advocacy Chair, Executive Committee Member 
A-Train Marketing Communications

Dan Baer, Executive Committee Member
Department of Higher Education

Lisanne McNew, Treasurer, Executive Committee Member
McNew & Associates, Inc 

Noel Ginsburg, Executive Committee Member
Intertech Plastics, Inc


Evan Abbott, Employers Council

Reggie Bicha, Colorado Department of Human Services

Joel Buchanan, Steelworkers Organization for Active Retirees

Kelly Causey, Ph.D., Colorado Children’s Campaign

John Fleck, Colorado Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship

Representative Dominique Jackson, Colorado House of Representatives

Commissioner Nancy Jackson, Arapahoe County District 4

Kristie LaRose, Lifeloc Technologies

Rachel Patrick, Southeast Colorado Small Business Development Center

Simon Tafoya, Governor’s Office of Policy and Research

Senator Jack Tate, Colorado State Senate

Heather Terenzio, Techtonic Group

Paul A. Harter, Aqua-Hot Heating Systems, Inc  

Kevin Cory, Noble Casing, Inc

Frances Matthews, CTA  

Michael Hess, Blind Institute of Technology

Bryan Dear, The Payroll Department, Inc

Ashley Valdez, Xcel Energy

Tara Hosick, Climax Molybdenum Company

Danielle Kirkpatrick, The Strater Hotel

Daniel Kraus, Pueblo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Trus

Francis Vigil, Colorado Springs Electrical JATC

David Zeckser, HomeAdvisor

John Knapp, Agriculture

Lawrence Wagner, Spark Mindset

Nilesh Parikh, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Lisa Taylor, Immigrant and Refugee Center of Northern Colorado

Phillip Nash, Boomers Leading Change



Kristin Haveman Todd, Daniels Fund

Irv Halter, Department of Local Affairs

Teina McConnell, Pickens Technical College, representing Area Technical Colleges

Rick Raemisch, Colorado Department of Corrections

Kelly Ann Folks, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, representing Rocky Mountain Workforce Development Assn.

Joseph Garcia, Colorado Community College System