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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 email@example.com. (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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Executive Director: Kevin Bommer
Kevin 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. Kevin also directs the League’s advocacy program and oversees CML's strategic plan development and implementation. Prior to being appointed executive director in April 2019, Kevin served as the League’s deputy director from 2012 to May 2019 and was a full-time lobbyist from 2001 to May 2019.
General Counsel: David Broadwell
David Broadwell was a CML staff attorney from 1992 to 1999, and has devoted the past 20 years providing legal counsel to the City and County of Denver. He re-joined the League in 2019 as general counsel.
Legislative & Policy Advocate: Morgan Cullen
Morgan is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature. His issues include economic development; environment and sustainability; transportation and transit; municipal debt and finance; purchasing; 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: Brandy DeLange
Brandy is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature. Her issues include broadband; beer, liquor and marijuana; building codes; healthcare; hemp; oil and gas; public safety; severance tax, FML and energy impact; state budget; and land use and annexation. She also assists in training and answering inquiries for municipal officials on various topics. Brandy joined the League in 2018.
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; employment and labor; retirement/pensions; and taxation and fiscal policy. 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.
Law Clerk: Ellie LeBuhn
Elizabeth “Ellie” LeBuhn will be a 3L at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. Originally from Ohio, Ellie studied Public Affairs and City Planning at The Ohio State University and is excited to apply these two interest areas to the municipal legal work she gets to do with CML as Law Clerk. Ellie previously worked for a judge in the Arapahoe County District Court and plans to stay in Denver after she graduates.
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 the League in October 2017.
Legislative and Policy Advocate: Heather Stauffer
Heather is responsible for advocating municipal interests before the state legislature. Her issues include natural resources and environment; elections; governmental immunity; historic preservation; lottery and gaming; open meetings/open records; special districts; and water and wastewater/water quality. She also assists in training and answering inquiries for other municipal officials on various topics. Heather joined CML in July 2019.
Communications Coordinator: Christine Taniguchi
Christine is responsible for print and digital communications, including the biweekly newsletter, bimonthly magazine, conference program, website, and brochures. 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.
Database Coordinator: Mark Vanderbrook
Mark is responsible for updating and administering the iMIS membership database, auditing, and creating reports and dashboards for CML staff. Mark also processes advertising, publication orders, sponsorships, and member dues, as well as administers the MUNIversity training program and CML listservs. Mark joined the League in February 2019.
Engagement and Communications Manager: Sarah Werner
Sarah manages the League's engagement and communications activities, including training, public information and marketing. This is her second municipal league experience, as she worked for the North Dakota League of Cities from 2007-2012. She joined CML in July 2019.
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.