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About Me


Hello! Thank you for your interest in learning more about me. I am lucky to have been born and raised right here in Fort Collins (attending Laurel, Lesher, and Fort Collins High School). I am one of six sisters who grew up near the Poudre River and exploring the City's natural areas, in fact I used to live in a home that is now one of the City's Natural Areas buildings! I grew up exploring the City's Natural Areas, playing in the Poudre River, and riding my bike through the downtown neighborhoods.

My interest in the natural environment led me to a bachelors in Natural Resources from Colorado State University. After working for the FC Bikes (now FC Moves) I became interested in community health and later received a Master's in Public Health from Portland State University. 

 I love the people who make up District 6, and the diverse and unique neighborhoods, parks, and natural areas and feel a sense of pride representing them at City Hall.

In my free time I enjoy trail running, reading, travelling, and spending time with family.

What have I been working on these past 4 years?

I am a dedicated public servant who has made it my mission to prioritize working Fort Collins families by focusing on affordable housing, equity, and sustainability in our community. Some of my favorite accomplishments include:

  • Led efforts to preserve and protect mobile home parks

  • Creation of the Equity Office

  • Eviction Prevention Program

  • Opening of the Poudre White Water Park

  • Plastic Bag Ban

  • Mental Health Responder Team

  • Trash districting

  • Progress toward 15 minute community

  • Fare free bus service and evaluation

  • Increased rebates for xeriscape

  • Juvenile diversion program

  • Creation of Legal Defense Fund

  • Advancing Bus Rapid Transit on W. Elizabeth and North College

Painting street murals to enhance safety at dangerous intersections

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Presiding over City Council meeting with the Mayor

I served on City Council throughout the COVID-19 pandemic making safety, small business support and community resilience a top priority. I have been a steady voice of support for our community by: 

  • Helping secure $3 million in small business support

  • Leading the creation of the eviction prevention program

  • Ensuring child care options remained available

  • Rent and Utility Assistance


Proud board member of the Poudre Fire Authority since 2021

During my time on City Council I have been at the forefront of efforts to make our community a better place for all. I played a leading role in the adoption of critical plans including:

  • Housing Strategic Plan (committee chair)

  • Parks and Rec Master Plan

  • Our Climate Future

  • Active Modes Plan

  • Vision Zero

As a City Councilmember I have had the honor to serve on the following: 

  • Housing Catalyst Board, Commission Member

  • Poudre Fire Authority, Vice-chair

  • Ad Hoc Boards and Commissions Committee- Chair

  • Ad Hoc Community Impact Committee- Chair

  • Ad Hoc Housing Committee- Chair

  • Council for Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL)

  • Finance Committee

  • Futures Committee

  • Library Trustee Selection Committee

  • Poudre School District Liaison Committee

  • Larimer County Community Service Block Grant Tripartite Board 

  • National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Committee

There is still plenty to accomplish, which is why I am running for re-election. My experience on City Council, commitment to listening and supporting residents is why I am the best candidate. 

Work Experience

I have a history in non-profit and government work supporting working families and our vulnerable community members. My work experience led me to running for City Council in 2019. Working hand in hand with community members who were struggling to have a high quality of life in Fort Collins encouraged me to take a bigger role in supporting my fellow community members.

I am currently the Equity Resource Support Team Program Manager in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. I oversee a $22 million dollar grant program that works to identify and support community based organization access opportunities, funding, and resources to promote health equity across the state.


Previously I worked for the The Family Center/La Familia where I helped create and launch a program focused on the preservation and protection of mobile home parks through civic engagement and advocacy. 

Interviewing with Colorado Public Radio about the importance of mobile home parks

I  am not afraid to address big complex issues and bring skills in listening to community needs,  bringing together networks to advance community vision, and continually learning to make better decisions. I am proud of the background I bring to City Council and believe that we need to keep working to support and fight for a high quality of life for all residents. 

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