LHCD Class of 2015 Program Teams

Six Colorado based community teams were selected to participate in the Leadership for Healthy Community Design (LHCD) inaugural class. Each team is comprised of four to six members, each representing a different discipline or area of interest related to healthy community design. Meet our Class of 2015 Teams!

Adams County Team

Adams County Team

  • Emily Collins, Planner I, Adams County Planning and Development
  • Sheila Lynch, Land Use Program Coordinator, Tri-County Health Department
  • Shannon McDowell, Open Space Program Coordinator, Adams County Parks and Open Space
  • Elizabeth Murphy, Community Development Coordinator, Community Enterprise
  • Dave Riggs, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Adams County Housing Authority
  • Jeanne Shreve, Transportation Coordinator, Adams County
Boulder County Last Milers Team

Boulder County Last Milers Team

  • Rachel Arndt, Built Environment and HEAL Coordinator, Boulder County Public Health
  • Tina Briggs, Park Planner, City of Boulder
  • Erin Fosdick, Senior Planner, City of Longmont
  • Jared Hall, Senior Transportation Planner, Boulder County Transportation Department
  • Susan Martino, Environmental Health Specialist II, Boulder County Public Health
  • Chris Meschuk, Flood Recovery Coordinator - Community Services, City of Boulder
Eagle County Team

Eagle County Team

  • Katie Haas, Healthy Communities Coordinator, Eagle County Public Health and Environment
  • John-Ryan Lockman, Energy Programs Manager, Walking Mountains Science Center
  • Jeff Pieper, Horticulture Extension Agent, Colorado State University
  • Kris Valdez, Planner II, Eagle County Government
Fort Collins - Loveland Team

Fort Collins - Loveland Team

  • Stacey Clark, Associate Director of Learning Programs, Colorado State University
  • Katie Guthrie, Health Planner, Built Environment Coordinator, CanDo Loveland
  • Molly Gutilla, Evaluation and Data Specialist, Health District of Northern Larimer County
  • Alison Hade, Administrator, City of Loveland
  • Kristin Kirkpatrick, Chief of Wellness Planning/Health Planner, Bellisimo Development Inc.
  • Linda Morris, Recreation Coordinator - Fitness, City of Fort Collins - Recreation
Healthy Mesa County Team

Healthy Mesa County Team

  • Shane Chatfield, Research Specialist, Mesa County Health Department
  • Kristin Heumann, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Colorado Mesa University
  • Kathy Portner, Community Services Manager, City of Grand Junction
  • Trent Prall, Engineering Manager, City of Grand Junction
  • Cate Townley, Built Environment Specialist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Susana Wittrock, Executive Director for Advocacy, Outreach, and Connections, Mesa County Valley School District 51



  • Geraldolyn Harris, Social Change Architect/Entrepreneur
  • Candace Johnson, Organizer, Colorado Jobs with Justice
  • Shontel Lewis, Director and GRID Outreach, Brother Jeff's Cultural Center
  • Brande Micheau, Director of Constituent Services, City and County of Denver
  • Tashmesia Mitchell, Senior Program Manager, Earth Force, Inc.
Call 303-871-3550 with any questions about the Leadership for Healthy Community Design program or submit them in the contact form below.