Laura Aldrete, AICP, is a senior supervising planner at Parsons Brinckerhoff’s PlaceMaking Group. Ms. Aldrete has participated in development projects both in the private and public sector throughout her 17 year career. She served as Stapleton project manager and special projects director for the City and County of Denver, and assistant director of the Denver Urban Renewal Authority. Ms. Aldrete’s private sector experience spans urban infill and regional planning in the United States, Latin America and Europe. She is currently the vice-chair of Denver’s Planning Board.
Kent Bagley sits on the RTD Board of Directors as Secretary of the Executive Committee, representing District H which includes all or parts of the communities of Englewood, Littleton, Cherry Hills Village, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Centennial, Columbine Valley and Lone Tree. He was elected to serve a four-year term. Bagley is an Urban Planner and Real Estate consultant with Bagley Development Consultants. He was formerly the chair of the Littleton Planning Commission for a period of three years.
Bill Bianco has been a partner for more than 30 years in the Denver law firm of Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP. His practice has primarily been in the area of civil and construction litigation. His professional activities include service as a director of the Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation, and past service as a director and chair of the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, and service on the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Law Examiners.Jerry Glick
Jerry Glick formed the Columbia Group, a development company focused on adaptive reuse historic buildings, commercial mixed-use properties and residential apartments that are coupled with retail uses, in 1973. He has maintained a record of active community participation including his current position as Chair of the Downtown Denver Partnership Management Group. Glick is past Chairman of the Denver Urban Renewal Authority, past Chairman of Denver Civic Ventures, and served on the Union Station Advisory Committee.
Barbara Grogan is the founder of Western Industrial Contractors, Inc. She currently serves on the board of directors of the University of Colorado Foundation, The Denver Scholarship Foundation, The Denver Foundation and Volunteers of America. Ms. Grogan also has served as the chair of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch and was the first woman chair of the board of the Greater Denver Chamber of Commerce. She served on three Security and Exchange Commission’s publicly traded multi-billion dollar boards of directors. At present, Ms. Grogan is president of the Women’s Forum of
Mark Imhoff has over 30 years of experience in transit and transportation. He is the director of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s new division of transit and rail, which oversees the statewide transit program to promote plan, design, finance, operate, maintain and contract for transit services including passenger rail, buses and advanced guideway systems. Previously, Imhoff was managing principal at Jacobs/Carter & Burgess, directing its contract for RTD’s FasTracks program. Before that, he was a senior manager at RTD.
Steve Kaplan is the managing partner of Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP. He has served previously as General Counsel to the US Department of Transportation, City Attorney for the City and County of Denver and he a member of the Master Planning Team for Denver Union Station and has continued to be involved in its redevelopment. His other major projects include DIA, the Colorado Convention Center, the Hyatt Regency Convention Center Hotel and the redevelopment of Stapleton.Marla Lien
Marla L. Lien is General Counsel of the Regional Transportation District in
Denver City Councilwoman Montero has represented
Jennifer Schaufele is the Executive Director of the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG), and the first woman to hold that seat in the more than 50-year history of the planning agency. Before coming to
Edward Scholz is currently the Chief Financial Officer for the City and County of Denver, overseeing a $2 billion citywide budget and operation that includes fiscal management and analysis, performance management, and long-term fiscal and capital improvement planning. He holds an MBA in non-profit management, has taught local and national courses for the Government Finance Officers Association, and is a recent graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State and Local Government program.
Board President Wedgeworth served for eight years as a Denver City Councilwoman representing District Eight, including a two-year stint as Council President. Prior to City Council, Wedgeworth served as
Mike West, CPA, spent twenty eight years with Arthur Andersen, the last ten as Director of Human Resources, Administration and Recruiting for the Denver office. He was responsible for administrative and financial operations of the office as well as recruiting all new and experienced hire personnel and dealing with employee personnel related issues. His civic involvement includes past service on the Boards of Directors of the Mental Health Association of Colorado, Historic Denver, Inc., and current service on the Boards of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, University of Denver Alumni Association and Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association.
As owner’s representative, Bill Mosher oversees the operations and management of DUSPA. Mosher joined Trammell Crow Company in March 2006 as Area Director for Development and Investment, where he oversees the company’s development and investment activities in
Also with Trammell Crow Company, Mike Sullivan is considered one of