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2017 GO Bond Committee Information

2017 GO bond stakeholder committee members, which met from March to June 2017, included 67 volunteers from the public and City Council who came from a diverse range of backgrounds and have a wide range of experience and expertise to help each committee evaluate and balance citywide needs. They represented the non-profit, for-profit and government sectors. They have worked or currently work in areas such as finance, law, and business, art and architecture, education, public safety, economic development, community engagement, health care, and transportation, among others. The stakeholder committees are responsible for thoroughly examining the capital facilities and infrastructure needs of Denver and making, project recommendations for bond funding.

Arts and Culture

Committee Chair

Katie Kramer

Katie's family hails from north Denver. She loves sharing Denver’s arts and cultural resources with her family, especially her two young sons.

  Jack Finlaw
  Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore
  Peggy Lehmann
  Bill Myers
  Yolanda Ortega
  Mary Helen Sandoval
  Margie Soo Hoo Lee
  Elaine Torres
  Erin Trapp

May 8, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 10, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
March 21, 2017   Minutes    

City-Owned Facilities

Committee Chair

Hollie Velasquez Horvath

Hollie is a Denver native and fifth generation Coloradoan, as well a mom, business and community leader who is committed to the quality of life for her family, friends and our community.

  Roy Alexander  
  Howard Arnold  
  Cedric Buchanon  
  Susana Cordova  
  Barry Hirschfeld  
  Tracy Huggins  
  Councilwoman Robin Kniech  
  Stella Madrid  
  Sue Powers  

Executive Committee

Committee Chair

Roxane White

Roxane is the President and CEO of the Nurse-Family Partnership. She is a community advocate with a passion for ending poverty and ensuring communities are healthy places for all people


Jandel Allen-Davis, M.D.

Jandel is the Vice President of Government and External Relations at Kaiser Permanente.


J.J. Niemann

JJ is President of the Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation.

  Council President Albus Brooks
  Hubert Farbes
  Cole Finegan
  Pastor Eric Garcia
  Hollie Velasquez Horvath
  Don Hunt
  Katie Kramer
  Sarah Kurz
  Michelle Lucero

Parks and Recreation

Committee Chair

Sarah Kurz

Sarah is a Denver native and Vice President of Operations and Strategy for LiveWell Colorado.

  Barbara Evans-Small 
  Narcy Jackson
  Councilman Wayne New
  Erin Porteous
  Jeanne Robb
  Rosemary Rodriguez
  Jeff Shoemaker
  Landri Taylor
  Leslie Twarogowski

Safety Facilities

Committee Chair

Pastor Eric Garcia

Eric Garcia is the Lead Pastor of Elevate Denver Church.

  Katina Banks
  Scott Bolt
  Sean Bradley
  Nita Gonzales
  Councilman Paul Lopez
  Denver DA Beth McCann
  Michael Somma
  Rose Thomas
  Ari Zavaras

May 3, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 26, 2017
Agenda Minutes    
April 19, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 12, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 4, 2017 Agenda Minutes Presentation  
March 22, 2017 Agenda Minutes    

Transportation and Mobility

Committee Chair

Don Hunt

Don is a retired--CDOT Exec Director, the Better Denver Bond Program Director, and an infrastructure/transportation professional.

Co-Chair Stewart Tucker Lundy
  Stuart Anderson
  Tangier Barnes Wright
  John Desmond
  Shannon Gifford
  Steve Kaplan
  Jill Locantore
  Monique Lovato
  Renee Martinez-Stone
  KC Matthews
  Katie McKenna
  Joel Noble
  Nicole Portee
  Rosemary Stoffel
  Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman
  Piep van Heuven
  Marshall Vanderburg
  Jeff Walker
  Darrell West

May 11, 2017
April 27, 2017   Minutes    
April 25, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 20, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
April 13, 2017 Agenda Minutes Presentation  
April 6, 2017 Agenda Minutes    
March 30, 2017 Agenda Minutes Presentation  
March 23, 2017 Agenda Minutes Presentation  



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