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.

The application to be a member of the Commuting Solutions Board of Directors for 2020-2022 is now open. Our Board of Directors guides the organization and acts as a powerful advocate for multimodal transportation investments in the northwest metro region. Please submit this application with a resumé and cover letter explaining your interest to enhance transportation for the northwest metro region to audrey@commutingsolutions.org.

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.

Commuting Solutions Board of Directors

Officers

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

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

Treasurer
Mr. Chris McShane
Senior Vice President/ Senior Commercial Lender
In Bank
Phone: 720-403-8769
Chris.McShane@inbank.com
Board Member Since: 2016

Secretary
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

Past Chairperson
Ms. Kathleen Bracke
Mobility Director
Boulder County
2525 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80304
kbracke@bouldercounty.org
Board Member Since: 2016

At Large Members

At Large
Ms. Heidi VanGenderen
Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Colorado Boulder
914 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309
Office:  303-735-5441
heidi.vangenderen@colorado.edu
Board Member Since: 2020

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
Mr. David Driscoll,
Of Counsel
Hutchinson Black & Cook, LLC
921 Walnut Street, Ste. 200
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-442-7420
driscoll@hbcboulder.com
Board Member Since: 2014

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

 
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. Erika Vandenbrande
Director of Transportation and Mobility
City of Boulder
1101 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-441-3200
vandenbrandee@bouldercolorado.gov
Board Member Since: 2020

At Large
Mr. Brett Sawyer
Realtor
Boulder Area Realtor Association
4790 Table Mesa Dr #200
Boulder, CO 80305
Phone: 303-517-4147
brett@coloradolandmark.com

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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Julie Esterline

Administrative Assistant
Julie grew up in Southeast Missouri and made her way to Colorado with her husband and two kids for her husband’s job in 2008. They love the weather and outdoors and have never looked back. As the Admin at Commuting Solutions, Julie is able to help in all events while also helping the office run smoothly.

Contact Julie: 303-997-5155 or julie@commutingsolutions.org

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Sydney Lund

Programs and Outreach Specialist
Sydney manages Commuting Solutions transportation related programs along with employer and community outreach. Her efforts are focused on encouraging people to utilize commuting options instead of driving solo within the northwest metro region.  Through her internship at CDOT, Sydney lead a project to bring electric bikes to CDOT’s fleet and increased employee commuter benefits, which prepared her to help employers in the northwest metro region create robust commuting options programs. When not working on sustainable transportation initiatives, Sydney enjoys spending time outside hiking and snowboarding, going indoor rock climbing, and vegetable gardening.

Contact Sydney: 303-604-4385 or sydney@commutingsolutions.org

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Kristina Pritchett

Marketing Coordinator

As Marketing Coordinator, 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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Carly Harold

Marketing  and Outreach Intern

Carly is the marketing and outreach intern for Commuting Solutions. She helps with social media, content creation and event promotion. She is currently a senior in Marketing at University of Colorado Boulder. Carly is a Colorado native who is passionate about helping her community grow and flourish! Outside of work, she is a big music lover and enjoys going to concerts. She also loves to learn about other cultures in her spare time!

Contact Carly: carly@commutingsolutions.org