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Appointments, Accomplishments & Awards

Appointments & Positions

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado – Board Member (2014-Present)
  • Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado – Chair (2014-2016)
  • Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado – Vice Chair (2012-2014, 2016-Present)
  • Colorado General Assembly – Fire Police Pension Reform Committee Member (2015-Present)
  • Colorado General Assembly – Legislative Council Committee Member (2013-Present)
  • Colorado General Assembly – Transportation Legislative Review Committee Member (2015-2017)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – Majority Deputy Whip (2016-Present)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – Finance Committee Member (2013-2015)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – Health & Human Services Committee Member (2015-2016)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – Judiciary Committee Member (2016-Present)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – Transportation & Energy Committee Member (2015-2017)
  • Colorado House of Representatives – State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee Member (2013-2015, 2017-Present)
  • Council of State Governments/National Council of State Legislatures – Workforce Development for People with Disabilities Taskforce Subcommittee Chair (2016)
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators – Region XII Chair (2014-2016)
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated / Chi Phi Chapter – Voter Registration & Civic Engagement Committee Chair (2013-Present)
  • Thomas Jefferson High School – Junior Class Vice President (1995-1996)
  • Thomas Jefferson High School – Senior Class President (1996-1997)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder / Black Student Alliance – Communications Director (1998-1999)

 

Accomplishments & Awards

  • 2013 – NAACP Colorado/Montana/Wyoming State Conference – Keynote Speaker
  • 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 APHA – Rep. Louis Stoke Legislative 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 Dealer Association – Legislative Champ Award
  • 2017 – Alpha Kappa Alpha – Vanguard Award