Friends of the Institute
A diverse group of highly engaged community members and
thought leaders who serve as our champions and connectors.
The Institute is grateful for the support of the Friends of the Institute, who promote our work and help us advance our mission and vision.
Zach Alcorn Google | Morgan Bazilian Colorado School of Mines | Eleni Bickell University of Missouri | Joni Burleson Glassentricity
Rachel Carollo University of Colorado Boulder | Lis Cohen UCAR & Texas Tech University | Stacey DeFore Lockheed Martin Space
Christine DeLeon Wend Collective | Sarah Derdowski University of Colorado Denver | Zoey DeWolf Colorado Legislative Services
Lindsay Diamond University of Colorado Boulder | Kathleen Engels DMNS | Lauren Evans Pinyon Environmental | Lisbet Finseth University of Colorado
Scott Garen Seven Arrows, Inc. | Robert Gilmore retired CPA | Erin Golden University of Colorado Denver | Lisa Hamil Energy360
Erik Harr Cigna Healthcare | Kevin Hennegen Veristat | Tom Hiester Retired Renewable Energy Executive
Meleah Himber University of Colorado Anschutz | Jocelyn Hittle Colorado State University | Rob Kellogg Watson Institute & Sathi Fund for Social Innovators
Trent Knoss The Nature Conservancy | Drew Kramer Tri-State | Mark Levine CU Anschutz Center for Bioethics & Humanities
Katie Levisay Private neuropsychology practice | Mike Liebman Retired/consultant | Emily Martini Arapahoe Community College
Toi Massey ANM Innovative Absolutions | Lee McIntire Terrapower | Matt Most Ovintiv | Heather Myers retired
Jenna Oliver Ocean First Institute | Mike Orlando Econ One Research, Inc. | Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts Iora Health
Marta Pentecost former science textbook editor | Roger Pielke, Jr. University of Colorado Boulder | Dan Powers CO-LABS
Jennifer Reich University of Colorado Denver | Darrin Rich Hospital Corporation of America | Sue Sava Public Education & Business Coalition
Kristina Scala Aspen Academy | Christine Scanlan Keystone Policy Center | Todd Siler University of Colorado Anschutz & ArtScience Productions
Leonard Slosky Slosky & Company Consultants | Sarah Spencer-Workman NORESCO | Jenny Stith WINGS Foundation
Avi Stopper Bike Streets | Joshua Tewksbury Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute | Paula Thomas Denver Urban Gardens
Tom Thorpe Colorado Academy | Dale Tomrdle The Northstone Group | Erin Trapp Colorado Thrives
Sean VanBerschot Prosono Consulting | Bethany Veo University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus | Tamra Ward TALOMA Partners
Dave Warren DMNS | Stephanie Wasserman Immunize Colorado | Katherine Waters American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians
Tim Wohlgenant Yampa Valley Community Foundation
Interested in becoming a Friend of the Institute?
Friends of the Institute serve two-year terms and receive invitations to participate in exclusive programming and networking events throughout the year. There is no cost or financial commitment to join. All ages and professional backgrounds are welcome.The application form for the 2023 class will open later this fall and submissions are typically accepted through January. Watch this space for updates.