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About EDCC

EDCC is Colorado’s leader in promoting a vibrant economy.

Since 1976, the Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) has been promoting effective, responsible economic development practices across the state. As the state’s premier economic development resource, EDCC represents the Colorado’s public and private sector interests. By connecting our communities, members, and partners to high-quality educational opportunities and trusted resources, we advance policy while supporting vibrant economies and enhancing the quality of life for all Coloradans.

About the Board

The EDCC Board of Directors is made up of members and officers that represent communities across our state, state agency and private sector economic development stakeholders. They include members from five state regions, five discretionary members, five executive members and five ex-officio members.

Their purpose is to provide oversight, governance, direction, advice, and to assist in leadership and awareness of EDCC’s mission.
The Board of Directors represent the collective acumen of Colorado’s economic development profession and industry.

Executive Directors

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    2022 Board Chair
    Director, Economic Development

    Stacy Miller

    Town of Windsor

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    2022 Vice Chair
    Senior Advisor, External Affairs

    Drew Kramer

    Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc

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    2022 Treasurer
    Executive Director

    John Bristol

    Routt County Economic Development Partnership

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    2022 Secretary
    Community Development Director

    Trish Thibodo

    Region 10

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    2022 Immed. Past Chair
    Executive Director

    Laura Marchino

    Region 9 Economic Development District

Regional Representatives

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    Metro Denver

    Adam Krueger

    City of Thornton Economic Development Department

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    Metro Denver

    Chris Shapard

    Denver South

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    Bonnie Petersen

    Associated Governments of Northwest CO

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    Steve Jozefczyk

    Grand Junction Economic Partnership

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    Josh Birks

    Fort Collins Economic Health Office, City of

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    Candace Payne

    East Central Council of Governments

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    Kimberly Bailey

    City of Fountain

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    Deana Sheriff

    West End Economic Development Corporation

Special Appointments

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    Managing Director

    Kittie Hook

    Newmark, Knight, Frank (NKF)

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    Regional Economic Development Manager

    Lindsay Van Meter

    BNSF Railway

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    Sr. Commercial Lender

    Wyatt Jones

    Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

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    Storyteller, curator and creative economy consultant

    Gregory Howell

    Watertower Place

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    Senior Director, Corporate Economic Development

    Tom Bailey

    Xcel Energy


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    Senior Communications Strategist

    Britta Blodgett

    Colorado Workforce Development Council

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    Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Workforce Development

    Michael (Mike) Macklin

    Colorado Community College Sytem

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    Economic Development Representative

    Trent Thompson

    Economic Development Administration

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    Rural Economic Development Initiative Program Manager

    Patrick Garrett

    Colorado Department of Local Affairs

Kim Woodworth

Executive Director

Contact Information:
(720) 260-4478

Kimberly Woodworth, EDCC Executive Director

Kim has over 15 years of non-profit and economic development experience and is intricately involved in all aspects of EDCC’s operations and program efforts including, EDCC’s daily operations, budgeting, strategic planning, coordinating, marketing and development, programs, trainings, events, member retention, expansion, and attraction, as well as sponsor development.

Prior to joining the EDCC, Kim served as operations manager for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. (Metro Denver EDC). In that position she managed a $4 million budget, coordinated meetings for the Metro Denver EDC and its three industry coalitions, and led events management, including the annual Site Selection Conference. In addition, Kim assisted with company expansion and recruitment activities for the Metro Denver region. Prior to working with the Metro Denver EDC, she spent six years with The Denver Brass, a local non-profit music organization, serving as the marketing and PR director. 

Kim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design, from the University of Northern Colorado, in 1999, and is currently working on obtaining her certification with IEDC’s Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) program.

Jennifer Cassell

Public Policy Committee Administrator & Lobbyist

Contact Information:
(785) 393.0472

Bobbi Vanden Heuvel

EDCC Administrative Assistant

Contact Information:
(720) 260.4478