Board & Staff

Commuting Solutions consists of five staff members, a board of directors and 75 member organizations. The board of directors includes representatives from the public and private sectors, as well as non profit organizations.

Our board members are committed to advocating for Northwest Area Mobility Study (NAMS) transportation improvements and expanding the use of commute options throughout the Northwest region.

Applications for the 2022-2023 Board of Directors is now available. Please submit the application along with a current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in serving and how you could contribute to Commuting Solutions by Sept. 20. Applications can be delivered in person, mailed or emailed to Executive Director Audrey DeBarros at audrey@commutingsolutions.org.

Commuting Solutions Board of Directors

Officers

Chairperson
Mr. Rob Zuccaro
Director of Planning & Building Safety
City of Louisville
749 Main Street
Louisville, CO. 80027
Phone: 303-335-4590
rzuccaro@louisville.co.gov
Board Member Since: 2017

Vice Chairperson
Mr. Matt Brill
Transportation Program Manager
Google
2930 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO. 80301
Phone: 617-223-1420
matt.brill@google.com
Board Member Since: 2019

Treasurer
Mr. Chris McShane
Vice President/Commerical Lender
In Bank
7100 Broadway Street
Denver, CO. 80021
Phone: 720-403-8769
Chris.McShane@inbank.com
Board Member Since: 2016

Past Chairperson
Mr. Craig Eicher
Area Manager, Local Government Affairs
Xcel Energy
2655 N. 63rd Street
Boulder, CO. 80301
Phone: 303-245-2254
craig.l.eicher@xcelenergy.com
Board Member Since: 2018

Secretary
Ms. Erika Vandenbrande
Director of Transportation & Mobility
City of Boulder
1101 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO. 80302
Phone: 720-450-1488
vadenbrande@bouldercolorado.gov
Board Member Since: 2021

At Large Members

At Large
Ms. Amy Aschenbrenner
Longmont Associations of Realtors
Vice President – Government Affairs & Community Investment
4790 Table Mesa Drive. Ste. 200
Boulder, CO. 80305
Phone: 303-772-5555
amy@longmontrealtors.com
Board Member Since: 2021

At Large
Ms. Heidi VanGenderen
Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Colorado Boulder
Campus Box 502-UCB
Boulder, CO. 80309
Office:  303-735-5441
heidi.vangenderen@colorado.edu
Board Member Since: 2021

At Large
Ms. Audrey DeBarros
Executive Director
Commuting Solutions
287 Century Circle, Suite 103
Louisville, CO. 80027
Phone: 303-604-4383
audrey@commutingsolutions.org
Board Member Since: 2004

At Large
Ms. Sarah Grant
Transportation Manager
City & County of Broomfield
Ones DesCombes Drive
Broomfield, CO. 80020
Phone: 303-438-6385
sgrant@broomfield.org
Board Member Since: 2019

At Large
Ms. Jordan Swisher
Vice President
Brue Baukol Capital Partners
1555 Blake Street, Suite 210
Denver, CO. 80202
Phone: 720-930-4711
jordan.swisher@bruebaukol.com
Board Member Since: 2021

 

At Large
Ms. Kathleen Bracke
Mobility Director
Boulder County
2525 13th Street
Boulder, CO. 80304
Phone: 720-564-1185
kbracke@bouldercounty.org
Board Member Since: 2016

At Large
Mr. Phil Greenwald
Transportation Planner
City of Longmont
350 Kimbark Street
Longmont, CO. 80501
Phone: 303-651-3955
phil.greenwald@longmontcolorado.gov
Board Member Since: 2019

At Large
Ms. Julie Piller
Special Projects Manager
Sister Carmen Community Center
655 Aspen Ridge Drive
Lafayette, CO. 80026
Phone: 303-665-4342 x140
julie@sistercarmen.org
Board Member Since: 2021

At Large
Ms. Jessica Erickson
President & CEO
Longmont Economic Development Partnership
1925 Pike Road, Suite 202
Longmont, CO. 80501
Phone: 303-651-0128
jessica@longmont.org
Board Member Since: 2021

At Large
Ms. Julie Isom
Director, Human Resources
Avista Adventist Hospital
100 Health Park Drive
Louisville, CO. 80027
Phone: 303-673-1004
julieisom@centura.org
Board Member Since: 2021

Commuting Solutions Staff

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Audrey DeBarros

Executive Director
Audrey keeps the wheels of Commuting Solutions, and the northwest metro region, rolling smoothly. She leads our advocacy efforts, financial planning, coalition building and everything in between. Audrey not only manages the internal functions of the organization but is Commuting Solutions’ external voice. Her efforts are focused on expanding our partnerships, coalition and member base to improve the regional transportation system. Her leadership with local, regional and state officials results in positive change and the efficient movement of people, not vehicles. For today and the future, Audrey works to make the region a place she is proud to live and work in.

Contact Audrey: 303-604-4383 or audrey@commutingsolutions.org

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Kristina Pritchett

Marketing Communications Specialist

As Marketing Communications Specialist, Kristina assists with event marketing, creating social media, producing website content, and generating email newsletters. Kristina grew up in New Jersey and moved to Colorado in 2017. She has a background in journalism where she reported on local municipalities for both daily and weekly newspapers. When not working, Kristina enjoys being outside, going to sporting events especially baseball games, traveling to new places and eating at new restaurants.

Contact Kristina: 303-862-5289 or kristina@commutingsolutions.org

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Angela Banks

Administrative Assistant

As an Administrative Assistant, Angela provides support to the Executive Director as well as administrative assistance to staff and the Board of Directors. Angela is a Colorado native and grew up in Arvada. When not working, Angela enjoys spending time with her two children, husband and dogs, camping and boating in the summer, and her annual family trip.

Contact Angela: 303.997.5155 or angela@commutingsolutions.org

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Margery Gavin

Member Experience Coordinator

Margery is the member experience coordinator for Commuting Solutions. She spearheads efforts to strengthen the engagement of members in the organization, grows the organization’s membership, and leads sponsorship and planning for events throughout the year. Margery has a background in program management in the nonprofit sector. She recently completed a graduate degree in public administration at the University of Colorado-Denver. She grew up in Kansas, moved to Denver from New York City, and is soon to be a mother of two. She enjoys hiking, exploring Colorado, traveling and eating at new restaurants.

Contact Margery: margery@commutingsolutions.org

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Sammi Werner

Marketing  and Outreach Intern

Sammi is the Marketing and Outreach intern for Commuting Solutions. She is a junior at the University of Colorado Boulder. Sammi is a Colorado native and always trying to lend a helping hand. She enjoys going to farmers markets and hiking wherever she is. She also loves watching movies on her spare time!