Counties: Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt
Cities: Craig, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Steamboat Springs
The Northwest Council continues to focus on workforce readiness. Over the past several years, the Council has supported a number of initiatives, including a career academy, after school programming and a soft skill development pilot proposal. The Council also continues its unique grant making approach in Moffat County through its support for the creation of a strategic roadmap for the transition from the coal industry in Craig.
Meet Our Regional Council Members
Trustee, El Pomar Foundation
Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Colorado Mountain College
CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Colorado
Former President, Colorado Mesa University
Former Chief Administrative Officer, Alpine Bank
Routt County Commissioner, District II
President, Grand River Construction
President and CEO of the Western Colorado Community Foundation
Senior Vice President of Leadership & Director of the Fellowship, El Pomar Foundation
Program Associate, El Pomar Foundation