Elected President of council in the first year of my first term. Served two terms as President
Directed the council’s work to create the ordinances for recreational marijuana
Created the Short Term Rental ordinance that disallows short term rentals of non-owner occupied homes.
Stopped the 9th and Colo development that was planning on big box stores, i.e. Walmart
Re-worked the Green Roof initiative to incentivize environment friendly buildings
Helped create the first Denver Transportation and Mobility Department
Strong advocate for better mobility in the middle of the city, the donut hole of transit.
Worked to get the restoration of Cranmer Park Plaza done
Got multiple traffic calming changes for the district:
Flashing beacon lights at Holly and Cedar as well as Highline Canal crossing on Dayton
Signal changes at Holly and Alameda
Several pedestrian crosswalks, stop signs/lights, and mini-traffic circle at 7th and Ash
Chaired the Bond committee for Manual High School that produced the Thunder dome and other athletic and science facilities
Served as Denver chair of the Lowry community advisory committee planning the re-development of the Air Force Base.
Appointed to the Lowry Re-Development Board.
Appointed to the Denver Planning Board
Appointed to the community advisory committee for creating Denver Health
Served on the Colorado Boulevard Health Care District committee.
PH.D. University of Denver
Vice President of the Colorado Community College System
Only person in the US to create three statewide online colleges (Colorado, Kentucky, and Louisiana)