Divisions and Executive Staff

Office Building where Department of Regulatory Agencies is located
 
 

DORA's Divisions are assisted by Boards and Commissions that provide oversight of various industries and professions.

Executive Director's Office

Marguerite Salazar, Executive Director
Patty Salazar, Deputy Executive Director
Marisol Larez, Chief Administrative Officer
DORA's Executive Director's Office provides leadership and support to DORA’s nine divisions. Functions include Accounting and Purchasing, Budgeting, Communications, Legislative Services, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, and the Colorado Office of Policy, Research & Regulatory Reform (COPRRR).
 

Division of Banking

Chris Myklebust, Commissioner
DORA's Division of Banking protects the public by regulating the business of state-chartered commercial banks and trust companies, state licensed money transmitters, and enforcing the Public Deposit Protection Act.
 

Colorado Civil Rights Division

Aubrey Elenis, Director
DORA's Civil Rights Division works to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing and places of public accommodation under Colorado Civil Rights Laws.


Division of Financial Services

Chris Myklebust, Commissioner
DORA’s Division of Financial Services works to protect public interest and preserve public trust by regulating the business of state-chartered credit unions, savings and loan associations and the financial activities of life care institutions under its supervision.


Division of Insurance

Marguerite Salazar, Commissioner
DORA's Division of Insurance regulates the insurance industry and assists consumers and other stakeholders with insurance issues.
 

Division of Professions and Occupations

Ronne Hines, Director
DORA's Division of Professions and Occupations licenses over 50 professions, occupations and businesses in Colorado.
 

Division of Real Estate

Marcia Waters, Director
DORA's Division of Real Estate protects real estate consumers by licensing and enforcing laws for real estate brokers, mortgage brokers and appraisers.
 

Division of Securities

Gerald Rome, Commissioner
DORA’s Division of Securities protects investors and maintains public confidence in the securities markets while avoiding unreasonable burdens on participants in the capital markets.


Office of Consumer Counsel

Cindy Schonhaut, Director
DORA's Office of Consumer Counsel represents the interests of residential, small business and agricultural consumers before the Public Utilities Commission.


Colorado Office of Policy, Research & Regulatory Reform

Brian Tobias, Director
The Colorado Office of Policy, Research & Regulatory Reform enhances consumer protection through reviews of regulation and policy throughout state government to ensure that regulation is necessary, effective, consistent, flexible and fair.


Public Utilities Commission

Doug Dean, Director
DORA's Public Utilities Commission serves the public interest by effectively regulating utilities and facilities so that the people of Colorado receive safe, reliable, and reasonably-priced services consistent with the economic, environmental and social values of our state.