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Sara Reynolds, MPA, CAE
Executive Director
(303) 863-0124 

Sara Reynolds has over ten years in nonprofit management and deep connections to local officials throughout the state of Colorado. Prior to coming to Housing Colorado, Sara worked as the outreach and membership director for the Colorado Municipal League, a nonprofit representing the interests of municipal government throughout the state. In this role, Sara worked closely with local and state agencies, including housing authorities, redevelopment agencies, municipal and county planning offices and regional transportation authorities, fostering joint initiatives and collaboration for addressing local issues. Sara has held volunteer positions with various organizations including Family Tree, Inc, Mile High Montessori and Family Star Montessori and Early Head Start Center. She currently serves on the executive committee for the Denver Metro Sustainable Communities Initiative. Sara holds a Master in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). 

  Regan Robertson

Conference and Event Manager
(303) 863-0125

Regan Robertson has over ten years of experience in the hotel services and event planning industry. Most recently, Regan was the senior event manager at the Renaissance Denver Hotel where she sold meeting spaces, forecasted revenues and managed client relations. She is also on the board of the City of Arvada’s Festivals Commission.  Regan earned a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. 



Emily Nilsen
Marketing and Communications Specialist
(303) 863-0123

Emily Nilsen has nine years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, she served as Communications Manager for the National Association of Marriage Enhancement, a nonprofit serving and connecting marriage counselors and providing free counseling. Emily is dedicated to providing great messaging, content and marketing strategy to the nonprofit sector and is particularly well versed in membership communications, outreach and development. Emily Nilsen has a B.A. in History from Regent University and is currently working toward her Master's in Public Administration at University of Colorado Denver.


Alaina McWhorter
Legislative Intern

Alaina McWhorter has four years of experience in the public sector at local nonprofit and government agencies. Most recently, Alaina was Accounting Technician at the Denver Department of Human Services. Alaina's passion for public service led to employment and volunteer experiences within the housing industry, human services and animal rescue organizations throughout Denver. Alaina received her B.A. in Political Science at Wichita State University and will be graduating with a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver in May 2017.




Sarah Riopelle
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
(303) 863-0123

Sarah Riopelle is passionate about association management and communications. She has worked for the Muscular Dystrophy Association where she marketed educational programs for the Northern Colorado community. Prior to Housing Colorado, Sarah worked for the Financial Planning Association as the chapter relations associate where she provided communication and support to chapters across the county. Sarah has a degree in journalism from Colorado State University with an emphasis in public relations.

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10/11/2017 » 10/13/2017
2017 Housing Colorado NOW! Conference

10/11/2017 » 10/13/2017
(1)-Day Registration for the 2017 NOW Conference