DCI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


JARIAH WALKER, PRESIDENT + URA COMMITTEE CHAIR
Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority


JUSTIN VAUSE, VICE PRESIDENT + FISCAL COMMITTEE 
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority


TROY BERNBERG, TREASURER, FISCAL, + URA COMMITTEE
Northland Securities


STEVE ART, IMMEDIATE PRESIDENT + URA COMMITTEE
City and Urban Renewal Authority of Wheat Ridge


TERRI TAKATA-SMITH, SECRETARY
Downtown Boulder Partnership


KATHERINE CORRELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Downtown Colorado, Inc.

VOTING MEMBERS


RICK KRON, ADVISOR 
Louisville Downtown Business Association


BRIAN LUJAN
Town of Center, Colorado


JILL MENDOZA
Town of Superior, Colorado


ANN MORGENTHALER
City of Montrose, Colorado


BRANDON STAM
Downtown Grand Junction


DAWN THILMANY
Colorado State University


CAROLYNNE WHITE, ADVISOR + URA COMMITTEE
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck


CARL YOUNG
Huerfano County, Colorado

DCI STAFF

KATHERINE CORRELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    • If I were a superhero my power would be amplifying the skills and powers of people around me.
    • When I am not working I am skiing, cycling, or cooking. Or hanging with my family.
    • The best piece of advice I ever received was to listen more than talk.
    • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would visit St. Lucia.
    • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is a draw between Italy and Turkey. They are both incredibly beautiful, have delicious cuisine, and there are always fun surprises to be stumbled upon. 

    BILL SHRUM, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

    • If I were a superhero my power would be the ability to play a guitar and make people stop what they're doing + dance. Headbanging optional. 
    • When I'm not working I am working on my superhero power. 
    • The best piece of advice I ever received was to invest in a good pillow! You spend a third of your life on it if you're lucky. 
    • If I could visit a place that I have not been yet I would visit Allianz Arena, Munich Germany. 
    • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is Piazza del Duomo, Florence Italy.

    Email Bill to talk more about, 

    • Collegiate Partnerships
    • DCI Operational Support
    • Premier League Soccer #COYF!


    KYLIE BROWN, RURAL PROGRAM MANAGER

      • If I were a superhero my power would be seeing the future.
      • When I am not working I am reading, stand-up paddleboarding, golfing, or traveling.
      • The best piece of advice I ever received was “It will always work out. It has never not worked out”.
      • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would go to Australia.
      • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is (in Colorado) Grand Lake, (outside of Colorado) Edinburgh, Scotland.

      Email Kylie to talk more about

        • Colorado Challenge Program
        • DCI’s Advisory Services
        • Support for Rural Communities
        • Her family’s long history in Colorado

        STEPHANIE OWENS, OPERATIONS MANAGER

          • If I were a superhero my power would be invisibility.
          • When I am not working I am playing soccer or tennis, climbing, going camping or road tripping.
          • The best piece of advice I ever received was to follow your gut.
          • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would go to New Zealand.
          • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is Lake Como, Italy.

          Email Stephanie to talk more about

            • Partnerships and Sponsorships
            • Engaging with Districts or URAs
            • Tools to Support Districts and Authorities
            • Her interest in urban planning

            BAILEE HARRIS, AMERICORPS VISTA LEADER

              • If I were a superhero my power would be teleportation.
              • When I am not working I am cooking or exploring new places.
              • The best piece of advice I ever received was to go with the flow.
              • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would go the Scottish Highlands.
              • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is Prague. 

              Email Bailee to talk more about

              • Downtown Capacity Building AmeriCorps VISTA Program
              • Small Business Support
              • Anything related to Wyoming… Go Pokes!

              MORGAN PIERCE, RELATIONS MANAGER AMERICORPS VISTA

                • If I were a superhero my power would be mind reading.
                • When I am not working I am hiking, camping, or spending time with friends and family.
                  • The best piece of advice I ever received is that doing your best is enough.
                    • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would go somewhere in Asia.
                      • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is San Sebastiàn, Spain.

                        Email Morgan to talk more about

                          • DCI Upcoming Events
                          • Communications and Marketing
                          • Jobs and RFPs
                          • To ask what a Boilermaker is

                          KAYLA JONES, MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST +  AMERICORPS VISTA

                            • If I were a superhero my power would be the ability to fly. 
                            • When I am not working I am cooking, trying new restaurants, or exploring new places.
                            • The best piece of advice I ever received was all great things happen outside your comfort zone. 
                              • If I could visit a place that I have not been to yet I would go to Italy. 
                                • My favorite vacation spot (so far) is Cancun, Mexico. 

                                  Email Kayla to talk more about

                                    • DCI Membership
                                    • Benefits for Members and VIP Programs
                                    • DCI Upcoming Events
                                    • Her experience in Philadelphia

                                    We are the DOers.

                                    We are committed to building downtowns that are prosperous, equitable, creative, and welcoming.

                                    United in cause, we are Colorado's downtown champions.