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

Jay Hardy, Past-ChairExecutive Committee Member
Brinkman Partners

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

Josh Davies, Education & Training Chair, Executive Committee Member
Center for Work Ethic Development

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

Dan Baer, Executive Committee Member
Department of Higher Education

Kristie LaRose, Treasurer, Executive Committee Member
Lifeloc Technologies

Noel Ginsburg, Executive Committee Member
Intertech Plastics, Inc


Evan Abbott, Employers Council

Joe Anzures, Statewide Independent Living 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

Timothy A. Fry, Mountain Racing Products

Peggy Gair, Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Karla Grazier, Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Representative Dominique Jackson, Colorado House of Representatives

Commissioner Nancy Jackson, Arapahoe County District 4

Sean McCarville, Organized Labor

Lisanne McNew, McNew & Associates, Inc.

Bob Nogueira, Comcast

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



Kristin Haveman Todd, Daniels Fund

Irv Halter, Department of Local Affairs

Nancy McCallin, Colorado Community College System

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.