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Steering Committee Member Summary

 

Marc A. Snyder - Chairman 
City of Manitou Springs

Marc A. Snyder is the Mayor of the City of Manitou Springs. The Manitou Springs City Council consists of six Council Members in addition to the Mayor. Manitou Springs is a city of 5000

residents located a few miles west of Colorado Springs and is a key tourist destination in the region.  While the heavy tourist season is during the summer and fall, the Manitou Springs business community actively promotes year round activities to entice visitors with special events as well as seeking new businesses to relocate in the historic downtown area.  http://manitousprings-co.gov/city_council.asp

 

 

Ray Krueger - Vice Chair 
Green Cities Coalition

Ray Krueger is one of nine Green Cities Coalition Steering Committee members. The purpose of the Green Cities Coalition is to promote ecologically, economically and socially healthy cities in the County, for present and future residents of the Pikes Peak region. The organization envisions healthy, equitable and sustainable communities, both human and natural and are developing initiatives in coalition with about 400 organizations, businesses and individuals.

http://www.greencoloradosprings.org/

 

 

 

Gerrit L. Slatter, P.E.
Citizens' Transportation Advisory Board (CTAB)

Gerrit Slater serves on the Citizens' Transportation Advisory Board. CTAB advises the City of Colorado Springs Council and City Manager on matters relating to the City's multi-modal transportation system, such as trails, bicycling and pedestrian issues; neighborhood issues; trucking and freight movement issues; public transit issues; business issues; and land development and construction issues.  http://www.springsgov.com/ccbindex.aspx?ccbid=27

 

 

Tom Harold
Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA CAC)

Tom Harold is Chair of the PPRTA Citizen Advisory Committee. The formation of the PPRTA was a collaborative effort of local governments and businesses that worked on a regional approach to addressing the transportation issues facing the Pikes Peak region. The major concern is keeping the aging infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, and drainage in safe, reliable condition for public use.  http://www.pikespeakrta.com/RTA%20CAC/rta_cacmembers.html

 

 

John Nuwer
Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO)

John Nuwer is a member of the Board of Directors for the Council of Neighbors and Organizations. CONO’s mission is to serve as a facilitator working with government agencies, neighbors and organizations to provide planning and information that protect and preserve the integrity of our neighborhoods and the community as a whole. They plan an active role with a large number of committees and other organizations involving local issues of concern.  http://www.cscono.org/

 

 

Greg Souder 
Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee

Greg Souder is a Colorado Springs Community Advisory Committee member for the PPACG CAC, which is a voluntary organization of municipal and county governments serving a regional community. PPACG works to ensure that all communities, big and small, have a forum to discuss issues that cross their political boundaries, identify shared opportunities and challenges, and develop collaborative strategies for action.  http://ppacg.org/committees/community/community-advisory-committee-cac

 

 

Brian L.A. Wess
El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission (HAC)

Brian L.A. Wess serves as Chair to the El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission (HAC). The HAC was created to advise the El Paso County Board of Commissioners in matters involving policy and philosophy related to El Paso County transportation operations and activities. It has the responsibility to review and comment on items and proposals specifically related to issues concerning the management and operation of the Public Services Department's Transportation Division. 

http://adm.elpasoco.com/Transportation/Highway_Advisory_Commission.html

 

 

Susanne Whited
Passenger Advisory Committee (PAC)

Susanne Whited is member of the Passenger Advisory Committee (PAC) whose purpose is to advocate for riders who utilize Mountain Metro fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service by interacting with Mountain Metropolitan Transit staff and making recommendations to the City Manager.

http://www.springsgov.com/page.aspx?navid=3271 

 

 

Tim Cerniglia
Woodford Foundation

The Woodford Foundation is a private foundation located in Colorado Springs It’s main support goes to three Colorado Springs organizations: The Center for the Study of Government and the Individual at UCCS, the Limited Government Forum, and Cheyenne Mountain Civic Solution, as well as to two state-wide organizations: Colorado Council for Economic Education and the Leadership Program of the Rockies.

http://www.woodfordfoundation.org/about.htm

 

 

JD Dallager
Pikes Peak United Way

JD Dallager serves as President/CEO of Pikes Peak United Way which is a community-based, autonomous member organization of United Way Worldwide. It is a locally-governed, independent organization dedicated to addressing the underlying causes of problems and creating lasting change throughout El Paso and Teller counties. Its mission is to mobilize and grow the caring power of our community to create the best quality of life for our citizens.

http://www.ppunitedway.org/

 

 

Kate Deeny
El Pomar Foundation

Kate Deeny is a Program Associate for the El Pomar Foundation which funds nonprofit organizations and government equivalents involved in charitable endeavors throughout the state of Colorado. It approves grants across a wide spectrum of focus areas including: arts and culture, civic and community initiatives, education, health, and human services. Its mission is to enhance, encourage and promote the current and future well-being of the people of Colorado.

http://www.elpomar.org/

 

 

Lynn Hopeman
Pikes Peak Partnership Amblicab

Pikes Peak Partnership (P3) is a family of agencies working together and sharing resources to serve people with mental, physical and cognitive disabilities of which Lynn Hopeman is Executive Director. Disability Services Inc. includes the Amblicab transportation system for those with a disability; a loan closet for durable medical equipment (such as canes, walkers and wheelchairs); and Case Management services.

http://www.volunteerpikespeak.org/org/10246886134.html

 

 

James Stewart
Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce

James Stewart is President of the Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce which provides educational sessions, technical assistance, networking, and mentoring to minority small businesses in Colorado Springs. The CBCC arranges a variety of programs and experiences for the small business owner to assist in growing and improving his or her business and market impact. The CBCC also works with other organizations as well as SBA.

http://www.csblackchamber.org/

 

 

Jennifer M. Taylor
Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation

Jennifer M. Taylor serves as Associate VP in Local Industry for the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation. This is a privately-funded organization with the sole purpose of providing primary employers with complementary, comprehensive relocation and

expansion services, including custom city comparisons, building and land information, site visit assistance, planning and permit meetings with City officials and incentive analysis preparation.

http://www.coloradosprings.org/

 

 

Craig Casper
Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG)

Craig Casper is the Transportation Director of the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) which is a voluntary association of 16 municipal and county governments serving a regional community. Since 1967, PPACG has worked to ensure that local governments have a forum to discuss issues that cross their political boundaries, identify shared opportunities and challenges, and develop collaborative strategies for action.

http://ppacg.org/

 

 

David F. Clapp
Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB)

David F. Clapp is Deputy Civil Engineer for Peterson Air Force Base. PAFB is home of the 21st Space Wing, Air Force Space Command, United States Space Command, and North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

http://www.peterson.af.mil/main/welcome.asp

 

 

Jim Felice
Widefield School District
(D3)

Jim Felice is Support Services Executive Director for Widefield School District 3. Like all school districts that serve military families in Colorado Springs, Widefield is a public school district. The district is supported by a passionately patriotic community and is extremely proud to be military family friendly. It serves a thriving, growing area.

http://www.wsd3.org/

 

 

Cindy Hardin
Falcon School District
(D49)

Cindy Hardin serves as Director of Transportation and is responsible for Falcon School District 49’s buses. Falcon School District 49 is one of several local school districts. Its stated mission is to prepare students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society.

http://beta.d49.org/district_info/departments/

 

 

Rick F. Orphan
Fort Carson

Rick F. Orphan is from the Fort Carson Department of Public Works. The U.S Army post at Fort Carson is recognized as one of the world's premier locations to lead, train, and maintain while preparing soldiers to win on the battlefield. This proud team fosters personal and professional growth by providing a command climate that attracts, develops, and retains quality people.

http://www.carson.army.mil/

 

 

Tom Gallagher
City of Colorado Springs

Tom Gallagher was elected in 2003 and 2007 to an at-large seat of the Colorado Springs City Council. Council sets policies, approves budgets, determines tax rates and passes ordinances and resolutions to govern the City. Council also appoints citizen volunteers to more than 40 City advisory boards, committees, and commissions; and appoints and supervises the performances of the City Manager, Utilities Director, Clerk, Attorney, Auditor and Municipal Court Judges. http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=258

 

 

Catherine Green
Town
of Monument

Monument’s Town Manager, Catherine Green, is responsible for assisting the Mayor and Trustees in establishing and implementing policies for the Town; the enforcement of the laws and ordinances of the Town and the coordination between the needs of the Mayor and Board of Trustees with the Town departments and other organizations with whom the Town interacts.

http://www.townofmonument.net/TownAdministration.html

 

 

Dennis Hisey
El Paso County
Board of Commissioners

Dennis Hisey has served as Vice Chair in 2006 and Chair in 2007, 2008 and 2010 on the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners, which is a political subdivision of state government, created to carry out the will of the state. The Board of County Commissioners is not an independent governmental entity existing by reason of any sovereign authority. As a political subdivision, the county and its board of commissioners possess only such implied powers as are necessary to carry out expressed powers.

http://bcc.elpasoco.com/

 

 

Jeri Howells
City
of Fountain

The City of Fountain is a full-service municipality and is governed by Mayor Jeri Howells and six council members. As a Home Rule City, local affairs are mostly directed by local ordinances and resolutions which cannot conflict with State law. Council elections are non-partisan. The City of Fountain organizational structure is Council-Manager.

http://www.ci.fountain.co.us/department/index.asp?fDD=4-0

 

 

Jan Martin
City of Colorado Springs

Jan Martin was elected to an at-large seat of the Colorado Springs City Council in 2007. Council sets policies, approves budgets, determines tax rates and passes ordinances and resolutions to govern the City. Council also appoints citizen volunteers to more than 40 City advisory boards, committees, and commissions; and appoints and supervises the performances of the City Manager, Utilities Director, Clerk, Attorney, Auditor and Municipal Court Judges.

http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=258

 

 

Tyler Stevens
Town of Green Mountain Falls

Tyler Stevens is Mayor of the Town of Green Mountain Falls. Green Mountain Falls is a community of just under 1000 residents located up Ute Pass a few miles west of Colorado Springs

http://www.greenmountainfalls.org/