METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE
RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE ADJUNCT FACULTY
● Teach Criminal Justice, Political Science, American History I and II, Sociology I and II, Twentieth Century World History, Ethics, Social Psychology, Comparative Government, Contemporary Social Problems,Public Speaking, Sociology of Criminology, Group Communication, Conflict Resolution, Effective Presentations and American Government.
● Fifth largest Community College in the United States with 20,000 students
COLORADO STATE REPRESENTATIVE 2004-2007
●Elected State Representative.
●Served as Vice Chairman of Local Government, member of House Transportation Committee and Transportation Legislative Review Committee.
SUMMIT COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1995-2004
●In charge of 500 employees and a budget in excess of $20 million with an emphasis on land use and new construction.
●Built three new libraries, county commons, animal control, county communications center, fire training center, senior center, community center, state patrol office, involved in the approval and planning of the new hospital and medical office building.
A bill was introduced yesterday in the Colorado State Legislature that will allow Excel to shut down coal fired plants and replace the boilers with natural gas. Xcel supports the bill because it will remove them from having to comply with Federal Clean Air Standards that they cannot meet. Keep in mind that when Xcel's costs go up we pay the bill so in the short term this is a good bill. In the long term I am not so sure. One issue is how long can they stay on Natural Gas before they have to go to other sources of energy. I am the Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club. I am reminded of the saying, "Cutting off your nose to spite your face." Are we getting a little now in favor of a lot less later. I am also reminded of, "Having your cake and eating it too." I think that Xcel is having their cake and I am not sure that I am getting any.