Bighorn Leadership Development Program

Guest Faculty Through the Years

  • Abel Tapia, Colorado State Senator and former Representative
  • Al White, Colorado State Representative
  • Andrew Hudson, Spokesman, Frontier Airlines
  • Andrew Romanoff, former Speaker of the House, Colorado House of Representatives
  • Barbara Yondorf, President, Yondorf and Associates and 208 Commissioner
  • Benjamin Kupersmit, Kupersmit Research
  • Bill Kaufman, former House Representative and member of the Colorado Transportation Commission
  • BJ Scott, Director, Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation
  • Bob Bacon, Colorado State Senator
  • Bob Hammon, Area Extension Agent for Tri-River Area Extension
  • Bonnie Peterson, Executive Director of Club 20
  • Cara DeGette, Journalist
  • Carol Bruce-Fritz, Executive Director at Community Health Partnership
  • Cheri Jahn, former Colorado State Representative
  • Chris Nevitt, Denver City Council
  • Chris Romer, Colorado State Senator
  • Dan Martindale, Deputy Director for El Paso County Department of Health and Environment
  • Dan Njegomir, Journalist
  • Debbie Benefield, Colorado State Representative
  • Deborah Costin, Executive Director of Colorado Association for School Based Health Care
  • Diane Hoppe, founder, Colorado Foundation for Water Education and former Colorado State Representative
  • Dick Lamm, former Governor of Colorado and Co-Director Institute for Public Policy Studies, University of Denver
  • Donald J. Mares, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
  • Eric Anderson, Principal, SE2
  • Eric Sondermann, Principal, SE2
  • Gail Finley, Vice President of Rural Health and Hospitals
  • Gayle Berry, former Colorado State Representative
  • Hunt Lambert, Director of Economic Development, Colorado State University
  • Jack Taylor, Colorado State Senator and former Representative
  • Jan Martin, President Pro-Tem Colorado Springs City Council
  • Jenny Nate, Director of Policy and Planning at the Center for Improving Value in Healthcare (CIVHC)
  • Jim Charlier, Transportation Planner, Charlier Associates, Inc.
  • Jim Riesberg, Colorado House of Representatives and Bighorn alumni
  • Jim Westkott, Director of the Demography Section, Colorado Department of Local Affairs
  • Joe Hanke, Military Impact Planner at Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments
  • Joe Miklosi, Colorado State Representative
  • John Ehrman, CEO, Rocky Mountain Energy Corporation
  • John Lay, President and CEO, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • John Suthers, Colorado Attorney General
  • Jon Caldera, President, Independence Institute
  • Josh Penry, Colorado State Senator
  • Kandi Buckland, Public Health Administrator, El Paso County Department of Health and Environment
  • Kathleen Curry, Colorado State Representative
  • Kathy White, Project Director, Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute
  • Ken Gordon, former Colorado State Representative and Senator
  • Ken Salazar, former US Senator, and US Interior Secretary  
  • Krista Kafer, Senior Education Policy Analyst, Heritage Foundation
  • Larry Liston, Colorado State Representative
  • Linda Gorman, Health Care Policy Center Director, Independence Institute
  • Liza Fox-Wylie, Policy Director for Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO)
  • Lorez Meinhold, Senior Policy Director for Office of Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Lou Ann Wilroy, Executive Director, Colorado Rural Health Centers
  • Lynn Hefley, Colorado State Representative
  • Marcy Morrison, Commissioner, Division of Insurance and former Colorado House of Representatives
  • Mark Cavanaugh, Colorado Office of State Planning and Budget
  • Mark Levine, MD, Chair, University of Colorado-Denver Ethics Department
  • Mary Hodge, Colorado State Representative
  • Melinda Kassen, Esq. Director, Colorado Water Project
  • Michael Merrifield, Colorado State Representative
  • Michael Pramenko, President of the Colorado Medical Society
  • Michael Tanner, Director, Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute
  • Michelle Lueck, CEO/President of Colorado Health Institute
  • Mike Callicrate, Owner, Ranch Foods Direct
  • Noelle Hagan, Montrose City Councilwoman and Two-Term Mayor
  • Pam Hanes, President and CEO, Colorado Health Institute
  • Pete Lee, Representative, House District 18
  • Phyllis Albritton, Executive Director, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization
  • Reeves Brown, Executive Director, Club 20
  • Rhonda Johnson, Director of Education Veteran's Administration
  • Rick Garcia, Denver City Councilman
  • Rick Reiter, President, Reiter and Associates
  • Rico Munn, Director, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
  • Sandy Hoyt Stenmark, MD, Physician Lead of Colorado Pediatric Cardiovascular Health, Kaiser Permanente
  • Shawn Raintree, Operations Manager of the Colorado Health Insurance Exchange
  • Steve Alcock, Service Area Director at CO/WY, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
  • Senator Gail Schwartz (Senate district 5)
  • Steve ErkenBrack, President, Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Steve Holloway, Director, Office of Primary Care, CO Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Steve Johnson, Colorado State Senator
  • Suzanne Williams, Colorado State Senator and former Representative
  • Tambor Williams, Former Commissioner for the Division of Insurance and Colorado State Representative
  • Tom Clark, Metro Denver Economic Development
  • Tom Plant, Director, Governor Ritter’s Energy Office
  • Tom Wiens, Colorado State Senator
  • Tyler Chaffee, RBI Strategy and Research
  • Will Shafroth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior