Following is a brief outline of the various responsibilities for CML staff members. It is intended to help officials from CML member municipalities direct their questions and comments to the appropriate person. To email a staff member, use the first initial of the first name, the entire last name, and @cml.org, for example, John Doe's email would be firstname.lastname@example.org. (Due to spam bots CML no longer lists email addresses on this page.) All staff can also be reached at 303-831-6411 or toll free at 866-578-0936.
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Database & Administrative Coordinator: Meghan Andrews
Meghan is responsible for maintaining the iMIS membership database; invoicing for advertising, sponsorships, and dues; administering the MUNIversity training program, listservs, publication inventory, and orders; and maintaining board meeting minutes, agendas, and elections. She also provides backup on phones and staff support and customer services to our members. She joined the League in August 2017.
Deputy Director: Kevin Bommer
Kevin is responsible for managing the legislative program, advocating municipal interests before the state legislature, and overseeing CML's strategic plan. His advocacy issues include beer and liquor; marijuana; employment and labor; telecommunications and broadband; and other issues of municipal interest. He also assists in training and answering inquiries for other municipal officials on various topics. In addition, Kevin authors the “CML Legislative Matters” blog. Kevin joined the League in 1999.
Legislative Counsel: Dianne Criswell
Dianne is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature, oversees the League’s legal advocacy activities, and supports CML members. Her legislative advocacy issues include elections; municipal finance; open meetings and open records; governmental immunity; tax and fiscal policy, and retirement and pensions. She also assists in training and answering inquiries for municipal officials on various topics. Dianne joined the League in 2015.
Legislative & Policy Advocate: Morgan Cullen
Morgan is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature. His issues include economic development; environment and sustainability; natural resources; severance taxes and energy impacts; transportation and transit; and utilities. He also assists in training and answering inquiries for other municipal officials on various topics. He joined the League in 2016.
Legislative & Policy Advocate: Meghan Dollar
Meghan is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature. Her issues include affordable housing, criminal justice and courts; immigration; public safety; land use; lottery and gaming; historic preservation, and special districts. She also assists in training and answering inquiries for other municipal officials on various topics. Meghan joined the League in 2011.
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant: Monique Grant
Monique is responsible for staffing the front desk, receiving office visitors and answering incoming phone calls. She also sets up meetings, updates members in the database, and processes registrations for the conference, workshops, and other events. Monique provides administrative assistance and project support for CML staff. She joined the League in 2016.
Meetings and Events Coordinator: Kathleen Harrison
Kathleen coordinates all logistics for CML meetings and events including the annual conference, workshops, trainings, receptions and special events to support League activities. She has been with the League since 1997.
Executive Director: Sam Mamet
Sam is responsible to CML's 21-member executive board for executing the policies and programs of the League, supervising staff members, managing and coordinating activities and operations, recommending and developing organization policies and programs, and serving as a spokesperson for League policies. Sam has been with CML since 1979, and was appointed executive director in 2005.
Municipal Research Analyst: Melissa Mata
Melissa works on research, analysis, and reporting of municipal trends and best practices, and brings a background in municipal government to the role. Melissa joined joined the League in October 2017.
Communications & Design Specialist: Traci Stoffel
Traci edits and designs League communication materials, including the biweekly newsletter and bimonthly magazine, brochures, videos, website, and social media. She is part of the membership services team and provides input on membership programs. She joined CML in April 2006.
Communications Coordinator: Christine Taniguchi
Christine edits and designs League communications materials. She is part of the membership services team and provides support to membership programs, including publications, marketing, and training. She joined CML in October 2011.
Membership Services Manager: Lisa White
Lisa plans, directs, analyzes and evaluates membership programs including communications, research, publications, and training. She also handles marketing and public relations for the League. She joined CML in April 2007.
Staff Attorney: Laurel Witt
Laurel is responsible for answering legal inquiries from members, writing legal briefs, and contributing to research reports and publications. Her responsibilities also include assisting the legislative counsel in representation of CML and its members before various state agencies and the courts, and she supports the entire legislative advocacy team with legal analysis of legislative issues and legislative drafting. Laurel joined the League in 2018.
Finance and Administration Manager: Allison Wright
Allison is responsible for the management of financial and administrative activities of the League including accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, human resources and benefits administration. In addition she develops CML policies and procedures and manages the administrative staff. Allison has been with the League since January 2006.