Board and Advisory Group meetings are open to the public. Please see All Upcoming Meetings for up-to-date meeting announcements.

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.

To learn more about the Board, view our Board Book »

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Connect for Health Colorado Marketplace 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.

Board Chair

Dick Thompson, Executive Director
Quality Health Network (Retired)

Board Vice-Chair

Annie Lee, Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Access

Board treasurer

Lorez Meinhold, Executive Director
Caring for Denver Foundation

Board Secretary

Board Members

Mara Baer, Founder & President
AgoHealth, LLC

Christy Blakely, Executive Director
Family Voices of Colorado

Patrick Gordon, President
Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Adam Fox, Deputy Director
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative

Robert Ruiz-Moss, Vice President, Individual Business
Elevance Health

Ex-Officio (non-voting members)

Kim Bimestefer, Executive Director
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

Mike Conway, Commissioner of Insurance
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Contact the Board at [email protected]

Board Book Materials

Affordable Care Act Information
SB200 Fact Sheet
HB 13-1245 Fact Sheet
Open Meeting Requirements
Power of Duties of Board
Articles of Governance (Bylaws)
Conflict of Interest Form
July 2022 Organization Chart