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Appointments, Awards & Honors

Appointments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado – Board of Directors Member
2014 – Present

Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado – Chair
2015-2017

Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado – Vice Chair
2013-2015, 2017-Present

Colorado General Assembly – Legislative Council Committee Member
2013-Present

Colorado House of Representatives – Finance Committee Member
2013-2015

Colorado House of Representatives РHealth & Human Services Committee Member
2015-2016

Colorado House of Representatives – Judiciary Committee Member
2016-Present

Colorado House of Representatives – State, Veteran & Military Affairs Committee Member
2013-2015, 2017- Present

Colorado House of Representatives – Transportation & Energy Committee Member
2015-2017

Colorado House of Representatives – Majority Deputy Whip
2016-Present

Council of State Governments/National Conference of State Legislators – Recruitment, Hiring & Retention for Peoples with Disabilities Taskforce Co-Chair
2016

National Black Caucus of State Legislators – Region XII (AK, AZ, CA, CO, MT, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA) Chair
2014-2016

NAACP Colorado, Montana, Wyoming State Conference – Keynote Speaker
2013

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, Chi Phi Chapter – Voter Registration & Civic Engagement Committee Chair
2013-Present

Awards & Honors

2014 – Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition – ADA Access Award

2014 – Colorado Restaurant Association – Iron Skillet Award

2014 – Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado – Public Official of the Year Award

2015 – Aurora Economic Development Council – A-List Leadership Award

2015 – University Of Colorado – Alumni Legislative Award

2015 – Urban Spectrum – African Americans Who Make A Difference Honoree

2016 – Arapahoe County Democratic Party – Democrat of the Year Award

2016 – Black Caucus of Health Workers of the American Public Health Association – Representative Louis Stokes Service Award

2016 – Colorado Black Round Table – Regis F. Groff Salute for Service Award

2016 – Colorado Community College System – Legislator of the Year Award

2016 – Colorado Independent Automotive Dealers Association – Legislative Champion of the Year Award

2017 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated – Vanguard Award