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MUNIversity

MUNIversity is the Colorado Municipal League's program to recognize municipal elected officials investing time and resources to participate in educational events in an effort to increase their knowledge of municipal government and enhance their capacity to lead. Municipal elected officials earn credits by participating in CML-sponsored training events. Additional information is available in the MUNIversity brochure.

Award Levels

Fundamental Level (30 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
Leadership Level (60 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
Graduate Level (100 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
  • Name on permanent plaque in CML offices.
  • Token of appreciation from CML.

 

2020 Award Recipients

Fundamental Level (30 credits)
  • Ron Norris, Estes Park mayor pro tem​
  • Linda Hoover, Limon trustee​
  • Carol Fey, Littleton councilmember​
  • Tammy Maurer, Centennial councilmember​
  • Neil Levy, former Woodland Park mayor​
  • Francoise Bergan, Aurora councilmember​
  • Jeff Aiken, Central councilmember​
  • Liz Heid, Eaton trustee​
  • Marlo Alston, Centennial councilmember​
  • Meghan Rozell, Cripple Creek councilmember
  • Joshua Rivero, Parker councilmember​
  • Ann Mullins, Aspen councilmember​
  • Glenn Boyd, Ouray councilor​
  • Brian Laak, Berthoud trustee​
  • Katie Soles, Fraser trustee​
  • Debbie Lewis, Parker councilmember​
  • Melissa Youssef, Durango mayor​
  • William Dujardin, Crested Butte mayor pro tem​
  • Thomas Bruton, Grand Lake trustee​
  • Jim Dale, Golden councilmember
  • Richard Applegate, Fountain councilmember​
  • Laura Weinberg, Golden mayor​
  • Bruce Davis, Victor mayor​
  • Kendra Black, Denver councilmember​
  • Stan Jezierski, Broomfield councilmember​
  • Phyllis Webb, Bennett trustee​
  • Deborah Mulvey, Castle Pines councilmember​
  • Ken Summers, Fort Collins councilmember​
  • Hope Morris, Platteville trustee​
  • Brittani Kusel, Akron mayor​
  • Melissa Trenary, Cripple Creek councilmember​
  • Shelley Kaup, Glenwood Springs mayor pro tem​
  • John Gates, Greeley mayor​
  • Herman Sisneros, Center mayor​
  • John Diak, Parker councilmember​
  • Ashley Smith, Cañon City mayor​
  • Michael S. Morris, Lochbuie trustee​
  • Kathryn Wittman, Dacono councilmember​
  • Brooke Babcock, Mead trustee​
  • Sharon Vincent, Lakewood councilmember​
  • Cheryl Wink, Englewood councilmember​
  • Allison Howe, Fort Morgan councilmember​
  • Drew Peterson, Firestone mayor pro tem​
  • Jacque Phillips, Thornton councilmember​
  • James Miles, Gunnison mayor pro tem​
  • Milford Ashworth, Cripple Creek mayor​
  • Dave Appelhans, Sterling mayor​
  • Barbara Bynum, Montrose mayor​
  • James Gelwicks, Gunnison mayor
Leadership Level (60 credits)
  • John Marriott, Arvada councilmember​
  • Linda Olson, Englewood mayor​
  • David Black, Sheridan mayor​
  • Christopher Ryan, Delta mayor pro tem​
  • Ellen Barz, Mancos mayor​
  • Ron Shaver, Fort Morgan mayor​
  • Edward Vela, La Junta councilmember​
  • Joe Baker, Dacono mayor​
  • Kristina Daniel, Alamosa councilmember​
  • Robert McVay, Hot Sulphur Springs mayor​
  • Susan Jung, Rocky Ford mayor​
  • Wynne Shaw, Lone Tree councilmember​
  • Kairina Danforth, Crestone mayor​
  • Greg Labbe, Leadville mayor​
  • Donald McLeod, Severance mayor​
  • Filbert Archuleta, Garden City mayor​
  • Tyron Coleman, Alamosa mayor​
  • Larry Atencio, Pueblo councilmember​
  • Kathy Turley, Centennial councilmember​
  • Royce Pindell, Bennett mayor​
  • Liz Hensley, Alamosa councilmember​
Graduate Level (100 credits)
  • Gary Wilkinson, Frisco mayor
  • Jacqueline Millet, Lone Tree mayor
  • Rick Bain, Brush mayor
  • Kristie Melendez, former Windsor mayor

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the program?

All elected officials of CML's member municipalities are automatically enrolled in the program.

How do I get credit?

Each CML training event is assigned a specific credit value, usually based on the length of the training. Whenever you participate in a CML webinar, a CML in-person workshop, the CML Annual Conference or other credit-eligible CML event, you automatically receive the specified number of credits.

Do I fill out a form during the workshop to get credit?

No. Credit will be automatically given to you after each training event you attend. 

Do I get credit for attending the CML Annual Conference?

Yes. A pre-determined number of credits will be awarded for attending the conference.

How can I find out the number of MUNIversity credits I have?

Log in on this website (the login button is in the top right corner). Click on your name. Click on credits. 

How will I know when I have reached a new level?

CML will notify you several weeks prior to the CML Annual Conference in June, which is where you will be recognized for reaching a new level in the program. After the conference, a news release will be sent listing all officials who have achieved a new level.

Does MUNIversity recognize municipal staff members?

The program is currently only for municipal elected officials.