Board and Staff

Commuting Solutions consists of full-time and part-time staff members, a board of directors and a variety of member organizations. The board of directors includes representatives from the public and private sectors, as well as nonprofit organizations.

Commuting Solutions Board of Directors

Officers

Chairperson
Mr. Chris McShane
Sr. Vice President/Private Banker
InBank
7100 Broadway Street, #B8-A
Denver, CO 80221
Phone: 720-403-8769
Chris.McShane@inbank.com
Board Member Since: 2016

Vice Chairperson
Ms. Kirsten Schuchman
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Policy Advocacy
University of Colorado at Boulder
Phone: 720-319-2079
kirsten.schuchman@colorado.edu
Board Member Since: 2022

Past Chairperson
(Vacant)

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

At Large Members

At Large
Ms. Kathleen Bracke
Deputy Director – Transportation Planning
Boulder County
2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO. 80302
Phone: 720-564-2285
kbracke@bouldercounty.org
Board Member Since: 2016

At Large
Ms. Jean Sanson
Principal Transportation Planner
City of Boulder
1101 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 720-450-1488
sansonj@bouldercolorado.gov
Board Member Since: 2022

At Large
Mr. Matt Marshall
Colorado Regional Director
Otak Inc
371 Centennial Pkwy STE 210
Phone: 720-758-7753
matt.marshall@otak.com
Board Member Since: 2023

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. Erin Fosdick
CEO & President
Longmont Economic Development Partnership1925 Pike Rd. Ste. 202
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 720-300-0455
erin@longmont.org
Board Member Since: 2023

At Large
Mr. Phil Greenwald
Transportation Planning Manager
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
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

At Large
Ms. Stephanie Walton
Senior Advisory Board Member
City of Lafayette
1290 S. Public Road
Lafayette, CO 80026
stephaniewalton1@yahoo.com
Board Member Since: 2024

 

Commuting Solutions Staff

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Audrey DeBarros

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.

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Angela Banks

As a Senior 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.

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Margery Gavin

Margery is the Development and Operations Specialist. 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.

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Cathi Wielgus

Cathi is the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Projects Specialist for Commuting Solutions. She’s tasked with initiating and implementing Transportation Demand Management services and programs and conducting business engagement in the employer-provided commuting options. Cathi has a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado-Denver, and has experience in comprehensive planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning as well as land-use aspects of transportation planning. She was born and raised in Wisconsin, is a loyal Packers and Badgers fan, loves live music, hiking and camping.

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Crystal Muhme Fitch

In her role as the Marketing Communications Manager, Crystal is responsible for telling the Commuting Solutions story through a variety of channels including social media, our website and everything in between. She spearheads our marketing efforts from concept to creation and acts as a liaison with our partners and the media. She earned her degree in English at CU Boulder and has a strong background in communications in the nonprofit sector.  A native Coloradan, she has spent much of the last twenty years living and working in cities across country from Los Angeles to Boston and Seattle to Miami. Crystal was happy to return to Boulder County to raise her daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys curling up with a good book and a cat or two.

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Marisa Kaplita

Marisa is the Programs and Outreach Specialist for Commuting Solutions. She’s tasked with connecting businesses, members of the public, and municipalities with information about the programs available to help them become aware of commuting options that reduce solo driving and help improve air quality. She implements Transportation Demand Management services and enables business engagement in employer-provided commuting options. Marisa has her bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Connecticut.  She moved to Colorado in the summer of 2023 after transitioning out of her role at CTrides. Marisa is an amateur violinist and is passionate about many things including gardening, camping, traveling, sewing and painting.