Community engagement is a top priority for Connect for Health Colorado. Connect for Health Colorado staff and Board members have worked with a broad community of stakeholders to design and implement a new health insurance marketplace to best serve Coloradans and fulfill the vision of Senate Bill 11-200. Stakeholders and members of the public participate in Board Advisory Groups to inform policy and operational decisions, design communication and outreach strategies and establish partnerships to achieve shared goals for improving the health of our communities. Board and Advisory Group meetings are open to the public.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Connect for Health Colorado was appointed in compliance with Senate Bill 11-200, passed by the General Assembly in 2011. The Board meets monthly to discuss and vote on a range of issues related to the establishment and operation of the marketplace. Board members also participate in six Board Committees. Board meetings are held in open session.
Contact the Board at [email protected].
Sharon O’Hara, Executive Vice President
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Colorado-Wyoming Chapter
Steve ErkenBrack, President
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Director of Wipfli, LLP
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
Denise O’Leary, Private Venture Capital Investor
Eric Grossman, President and CEO
Jay Norris, Broker & Owner
Colorado Health Insurance Insider
Senior Director, State Government Affairs,
Western Region, Aetna
Nathan Wilkes, Founder and Principal Consultant
Ex-Officio (non-voting members)
Susan Birch, RN, MBA, Executive Director
Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing
David Padrino, Deputy Chief of Staff
Office of Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper
Marguerite Salazar, Commissioner of Insurance
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies