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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.

 

2022 Award Recipients

Graduate Level Recipients

CML Executive Director Kevin Bommer, second from left, congratulates Graduate level MUNIversity award recipients Susan Jung, Larry Atencio, and Wynne Shaw.

 

 

Leadership Level Recipients

Kevin Bommer, center, congratulates Leadership level MUNIversity award recipients.

Fundamental Level (30 credits)
  • Akron: Trustee Derek Glosson  ​
  • Alamosa: Councilmember Michael Carson
  • Aspen: Councilmember Rachel Richards
  • Broomfield: Mayor Guyleen Castriotta
  • Cañon City: Mayor Pro Tem John S. Hamrick
  • Castle Pines: Mayor Tracy Engerman
  • Castle Rock: Mayor Jason Gray
  • Centennial: Councilmember Richard Holt
  • Commerce City: Councilmember Sean Ford
  • Estes Park: Mayor Wendy Koenig
  • Fountain: Councilmember Tamara Estes
  • Fountain: Councilmember Detra Duncan
  • Granby: Mayor Josh Hardy
  • Grand Junction: Council President/Mayor Anna Stout
  • Greenwood Village: Mayor Pro Tem David Kerber
  • Kersey: Mayor Gary J. Lagrimanta
  • Littleton: Councilmember Jerry Valdes
  • Loveland: Councilmember John Fogle
  • Montrose: City Councilor Ed Ulibarri
  • Mountain View: Councilmember Mladenka Boehrer
  • Mt. Crested Butte: Councilmember Dwayne D. Lehnertz
  • Northglenn: Mayor Pro Tem Jenny Willford
  • Palisade: Trustee Bill Carlson
  • Pueblo: Councilmember Dennis Flores
  • Salida: Councilmember Justin M. Critelli
  • Telluride: Mayor DeLanie Young
  • Woodland Park: Mayor Hilary LaBarre
Leadership Level (60 credits)
  • Castle Pines: Councilmember Deborah Mulvey
  • Centennial: Councilmember Marlo Alston
  • Centennial: Councilmember Candace Moon
  • Cherry Hills Village: Mayor Russell Stewart
  • Dacono: Mayor Pro Tem Kathryn Wittman
  • Golden: Mayor Laura Weinberg
  • Grand Lake: Mayor Steve Kudron
  • Greenwood Village: Mayor George Lantz
  • La Jara: Mayor Pro Tem Austin Valdez
  • Montrose: City Councilor Doug Glaspell
  • Steamboat Springs: Council President Robin Crossan
Graduate Level (100 credits)
  • Lone Tree: Mayor Pro Tem Wynne Shaw
  • Pueblo: Councilmember Larry Atencio
  • Rocky Ford: Mayor Susan Jung

 

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.