Community affiliation include: Founding member, Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute; Colorado Board Chair for Metro CareRing which provides basic needs for low income people in Denver; board member Mental Health Association of Colorado; board chair Colorado Common Cause; board member The Forum Housing Development Corporation; Executive Committee for the Colorado Social Legislation Committee; Executive Committee for Metro Denver Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) – food and nutrition program that makes grants locally); member grant making board for Colorado Energy Assistance Foundation; acted as the official contact for the Denver Department of Human Services on two grant projects developed locally with the Annie E. Casey Foundation – Family to Family, a new approach to foster care, and Making Connections – organizing and empowering low-income neighborhoods. Received the Mitch Snyder Memorial Advocacy Award from the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless working to address the issues of homeless and advocate for the homeless in Denver.
David Butler, Esq.
Retired, Holland and Hart
Community affiliations include: Former Chair of COLTAF; Member of Access to Justice Commission; Colorado Supreme Court; Past Chair of Colorado Legal Aid Foundation; founder and first Chair of Access to Justice Commission.
Beverly Buck, JD, MPA
Public Policy Consultant, private practice
Community affiliation include: Board member at Grantmakers in Children, Youth & Families, Jewish Women Funders of Colorado, Rose Women’s Organization, and the Burnes Institute; Trustee of Aloha Foundation; evaluation committee member at Denver Preschool Project.
Jonathan D. Asher, Esq.
Executive director, Colorado Legal Services
Community affiliations include: Member, Greater Park Hill Community Inc.; Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty; American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants; Denver Bar Association Board of Trustees; Member, Governor’s Energy Assistance Reform Task Force 1997-1998; Member of Executive Committee, Denver Family Opportunity Council; past Member, Board of Trustees, Temple Emmanuel.
William Callison, Esq.
Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels
Meshach Y. Rhodes, Esq.
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Community affiliations include: Past-President of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association; Vice-President of Sections and Committees, Hispanic National Bar Association; Treasurer, Center for Legal Inclusiveness; Board Member, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; University of Colorado School of Law Alumni Board; Impact Denver/Leadership Denver Graduate; Co-Founder, Latinas First Foundation; Member, Governor Hickenlooper’s Corrections Advisory Committee; Member, Mayor Hancock’s Latino Advisor Council; 2012, Denver Business Journal Forty Under 40; 2012 Law Week Colorado Compleat Lawyer; 2006 Outstanding New Hispanic Lawyer, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association; Past Board Member, Easter Seals; Past-Chair, Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee of the Denver and Colorado Bar Association; Co-Chair, 2013 Hispanic National Bar Association’s Annual Convention; Alfred J. Arraj Inn of Court; . Legal practice includes complex commercial litigation, regulatory and public policy work.
Law Offices of T. A. Taylor-Hunt, LLC
Community affiliations include: State Chair for the National Association of Consumer Advocates, Colorado Collections Agency Board; Board of Directors, Colorado Common Cause; Contributing Law Firm, Colorado Lawyer’s Committee; Metro Volunteer Lawyers; Community Legal Wellness® Education seminars; Professional Development and Goal Setting seminars; former board chair and interim executive director, Colorado Center on Law and Policy; former strategic planner, comptroller, budget and accounting officer, in the U.S. Air Force.
Annie Van Dusen Wohlgenant
President and Founder, It’s All About Health
Community affiliations include: Board member at Children’s Health Foundation, Get Smart Schools, and Mental Health America Colorado; former board member, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, the Rape Awareness and Assistance Program, and on the national board of Grantmakers in Health; Community Benefit Committee, Children’s Hospital Colorado; founder, Colorado Health Institute; founder, Child Health Advocates; former vice president, Colorado Health Foundation; former senior program officer of health care, Rose Community Foundation; former associate, Lewin Group; former senior health policy analyst, Office of the Governor.
Professor of Law, University of Colorado
Community affiliations include: Board member at the Civic Canopy, Colorado Judicial Institute, Colorado Women’s Bar Association Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, and Bridge to Justice; Commissioner, Access to Justice Commission.
Consultant, National Center for State Courts
Community affiliations include: Trainer for Motivational Interviewing for Judges; Consultant, Colorado State Court Administrator’s Office.
Jose L. Vasquez, Esq.
Colorado Legal Services
Community affiliations include: The Foreclosure Project, Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committee; former chair of the Council of Advisers on Consumer Credit for the State of Colorado; former delegate with the Highlands Ranch Community Association.
Lowrey Parady, LLC
Community affiliations include: Board member for the Colorado Women’s Bar Association. President of the Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association; Officer for Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, and Co-Chair with NYU Law on the Rockies.Member: LGBT Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Faculty of Federal Advocates, Whittier Neighborhood Association Volunteer, Legal Nights at El Centro de San Juan Diego, The Center Legal Referral Program, National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado Referral Program, and Towards Justice Attorney Referral Network. Mentor, “Law School Si Se Puede” program, and Refugee Cultural with Lutheran Family Service.