Leanne D. Wheeler
Founder and Principal, Wheeler Advisory Group
Present and past community affiliations: Aurora Citizens’ Budget Committee; Colorado Veterans for Land and Water Conservation; Sturm Specialty in Military Psychology Advisory Council; Proposition 111 Predatory Payday Loan Center Cap; Fair Equity Coalition; United Veterans Committee Healthy Colorado Campaign; The Denver Foundation Close to Home Colorado Campaign; United Veterans Committee of Colorado Legislative Subcommittee
Sarah Parady, Esq.
Lowrey Parady, LLC
Present and past community affiliations: 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
Beverly Buck, JD, MPA
Public Policy Consultant, private practice
Present and past community affiliations: 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
William Callison, Esq.
Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels
Present and past community affiliations: Former member, Board of Directors, Colorado Lawyers Committee, including Executive Committee member between 2001 and 2013; former member, Board of Directors Brothers Redevelopment Inc. and Housing Colorado!
Yondorf & Associates
Present and past community affiliations: Boomers Leading Change in Health Care, Center for African American Health, Mental Health Center of Denver, Denver Health & Hospital ER Patient Ambassador, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, HHS, Colorado Blue Ribbon Comission for Health Care Reform, Denver Health & Hospital Authority Board, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Rose Community Foundation, Engaged Public, Colorado Division of Insurance, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado Department of Health,
D. Dontae Latson, MSSA, LCSW
President and CEO, Rocky Mountain Communities
Present and past community affiliations: National CEO Advisory Committee, YWCA National Office; Dontae has served on over 20 different boards/councils during his career. He represents organizations through keynote speeches, radio, television and social media. He was featured as a TEDX speaker on October 2018.
Present and past community affiliations: 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.
Jonathan D. Asher, Esq.
Executive Director, Colorado Legal Services
Present and past community affiliations: 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
T.A. Taylor-Hunt, Esq.
Law Offices of T. A. Taylor-Hunt, LLC
Present and past community affiliations: 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
Jose L. Vasquez, Esq.
Colorado Legal Services
Present and past community affiliations: 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
President and CEO, Syntes Language Group, Inc.
Present and past community affiliations: Water for People; American Translators Association; Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; American Red Cross Mile High Chapter; National Association of Women Business Owners (Denver Chapter)