Camille Paige

Camille Paige is a Colorado native who has been working in Emergency Medicine since graduating from CU Boulder. While at CU, she studied Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, and was a Center of the American West certificate student. During her undergrad years she volunteered as a founding member and leader with the Honors Residential…

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Tom Clark

Tom Clark is nationally recognized as an innovator in metropolitan regional economic development. His career stretches from 1979 when he managed the Commercial and Industrial Development for the Illinois of Commerce and Community Affairs. Clark has been in Colorado since 1982 working for Metro Denver, Boulder, Jefferson County, and Fort Collins. He has been involved in…

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Samantha Armstrong

Sam currently works in corporate strategy for Summit Utilities in Littleton, CO where she focuses on business development, M&A, and natural gas trends. She developed an interest in non-profit boards when she completed the El Pomar Fellowship in Colorado Springs, CO, which is a two-year professional and leadership development program. She has also previously worked…

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Josh Boissevain

Josh Boissevain is a third-year law student at the University of Denver. Having grown up on a small farm on the Front Range, Josh reluctantly left the West to join the Peace Corps where he spent almost four years teaching English and journalism in Moldova. He took a small detour to work as a Prague-based…

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Ron Sinton

Ron Sinton was born in Denver, with Colorado roots going back to the 1880s. With a life-long interest in nature, Ron gravitated towards studies in renewable energy while keeping a practical bent by studying Engineering Physics at CU Boulder. The B.S. from CU led to a PhD in solar electricity from Stanford in 1987. Ron…

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Hal Osteen

Hal Osteen received his B.A. from the University of Colorado. The Colorado Migrant Council, Wazee Center Project, Catalyst Complex Inc., the Department of Experimental Studies at Metro State College, and Lopez Linguistics of Mexico were some of Osteen’s social and educational activities. Osteen Explosives, The Timbermill, The Sign Butler, and Hoshi Motors were business interests…

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Midge Korczak

Midge Korczak received her BA and MA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. After spending 10 years abroad working in education, she was hired as the​ first Executive Director of the ​Boulder County Bar Association.   Education was her major interest, instituting education opportunities in the press, the schools and on the radio. Upon retirement, she…

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Albert Hand

Albert Hand describes himself as a “failed historian” who wound up practicing corporate law on Wall Street for 35 years. A 1962 graduate of Princeton, he entered Harvard’s Ph.D. program in History but transferred to its Law School after earning a Master’s Degree. He never, however, lost his love for history, and when he and…

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Greg Moore

Gregory L. Moore was editor of The Denver Post from June 2002 until leaving the newspaper April 1, 2016. He joined The Post after 16 years at The Boston Globe, where he was managing editor for 8 years. Under his leadership, The Denver Post won four consecutive Pulitzer Prizes–the 2013 Pulitzer for Breaking News, the 2012 Pulitzer for Feature Photography, the 2011 Pulitzer for Editorial Cartooning, and…

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Troy Eid

Troy A. Eid is a principal shareholder in Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Denver office and co-chairs the firm’s American Indian Law Practice Group. He focuses his litigation practice on environmental enforcement, investigations and compliance, energy and natural resource development, and Federal Indian law and Native American and Alaska Native tribal law. The former United States Attorney for the…

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Katie King

As a National Board Certified social studies/history teacher and self-proclaimed “Conservator of Effective Citizenship,” Katie King has more than a decade of experiences in middle and high school classrooms in Colorado and Washington. Preparing her students to be productive and informed citizens constitutes the foundation of her instructional philosophy, and inspires her daily lesson planning…

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Ron Stewart

Ronald (Ron) Stewart worked in the newspaper business for more than 40 years at newspapers in California, Colorado, Oregon and Nevada. Recently, he has taken up writing fiction, and published his first novel, about early life in the Sand Hills of western Nebraska, in 2015. He happily lives in Boulder with his partner, Becky Roser.

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David Skaggs

David Skaggs is a lawyer with Dentons US LLP, where he leads the legal team challenging the constitutionality of the Colorado Taxpayer Bill of Rights. He’s a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Iraq and the U. S. Association of Former Members of Congress. He is co-Chairman of the Board…

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JoAnn Silverstein

JoAnn Silverstein is a Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, and former Director of the Program in Environmental Design, and the Residential Academic Program, Sustainable by Design. She has a BA in Psychology (Stanford University), BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the…

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Teresa Coons

Teresa Coons is the Executive Director for the John McConnell Math and Science Center of Western Colorado. She works with volunteers and staff to “create enthusiasm and excitement for math and science”. Her undergraduate degree is from Colorado State University in physical sciences, and she holds a Ph.D. in immunology from the University of New…

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Howard Boigon

Howard Boigon is a partner in the Denver office of the international law firm Hogan Lovells. His practice focuses on transactional, regulatory, and business matters in energy and natural resources law and policy. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, he served as general counsel to two Denver-based exploration and production companies. He has served as president…

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Jeannie Thompson

Jeannie Thompson is a past Chair of the Board of the CU Foundation and is on several UCB Advisory Boards. Along with husband Jack, she served as the volunteer co-chair of the recent “Creating Futures” fundraising campaign for the university. Most recently, she was a senior consultant in outplacement with Lee Hecht Harrison in Denver…

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Connie Rogers

Connie Rogers advises companies in project development, litigation, and transactions, primarily on federal public lands and Indian lands, with particular emphasis on compliance with federal land management statutes, the National Environmental Policy Act, species protection statutes, federal Indian law and cultural resource and religious freedom concerns, and state and local permits. Prior to resuming her…

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Christopher Whitney

Chris Whitney is the Colorado Brand Commissioner, a position that he assumed in 2011. In that capacity, he leads the Brand Inspection Division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The Division’s purpose is to protect the livestock industry from loss by theft or straying, provide accurate tracking of livestock movements for use in disease traceability,…

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John E. Echohawk

John Echohawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, was a co-founder of the Native American Rights Fund in 1970 and has been its Executive Director since 1977. The Native American Rights Fund has been involved in most of the major Indian rights litigation since 1970.  John serves on many national boards and has…

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Lorenzo Trujillo, Esq. LLC

Lorenzo Trujillo is the Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer at the National Association of Counsel for Children, where he oversees state and national policy and legislative initiatives, the direction of the NACC Child Welfare Law Certification Program, and directs association publications. Dr. Trujillo was the Assistant Dean of Students and Professional Programs at the…

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Don Bain

Born in Denver, Don Bain is a fifth-generation Colorado native. He graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School, and then joined the Denver law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, where he has practiced since. Don specializes in commercial litigation and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was…

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James White

Jim White is a Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and also in the Environmental Studies Program at CU. He is the Director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. He is the past Director of the Environmental Studies Program at CU, and helped to establish and grow that program during its first…

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Lew Frauenfelder

Lew Frauenfelder was born and raised in Colorado. After serving four years in the military, he attended CU and received his BSEE degree in 1968. Subsequent to working at IBM and Storage Tek, he began a career as a serial entrepreneur, starting several companies in the Boulder Valley including Intellistor, Benchmark Storage Innovations, and Rebit,…

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Todd Gleeson

Todd Gleeson grew up among the orange groves of southern California when they still grew them there. He earned a doctorate from the University of California, Irvine, in developmental and cell biology in 1979, and has been a member of the Boulder faculty since 1981. He is a professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology,…

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Patty Limerick

Patty Limerick is the Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she is also a professor of environmental studies and history. In addition, Patty was named to serve as the new Colorado State Historian and appointed to the National Endowment for…

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