- Sat, Feb 24, 2018
- 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Added Feb 15 2018
This is a follow-up event to our first roundtable with CO elected officials Cole Wist and Dominick Moreno.
Cole Wist is the Assistant Minority Leader of the Colorado House of Representatives and serves as State Representative for House District 37.
Cole is a long time resident of District 37, living in the Homestead neighborhood of Centennial since 1997. He and his wife, Susan, have three daughters: Connor, 24, Abby, 19, and Halle, 14.
Cole has deep Colorado roots. He grew up on the western slope in Paonia. Cole is the son of a coal miner and worked in the mining industry while earning his education. Cole earned his undergraduate degree in political science and public policy from the University of Denver and his law degree from Georgetown University.
Cole is one of the Rocky Mountain regions leading attorneys in the area of workplace safety and health law. Primarily representing mining, construction,and oil and gas clients, Cole consistently leads the charge against excessive regulation and over-reaching by state and federal governments. He is recognized in Best Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in the country and has been elected to Colorado Super Lawyers for over ten years.
Dominick Moreno was born and raised in Adams County. He graduated from Adams City High School as valedictorian. He was named a Daniels Fund Scholar and attended Georgetown University. After graduation, Moreno returned home to give back to the community that raised him and shaped his values.
He was elected as a Commerce City councilman at the age of 24. From there, he ran for the State House of Representatives where he served for four years, the last two years as Assistant Majority Leader.
In 2016, he was elected to the State Senate representing Adams County. His colleagues selected him to serve on the Joint Budget Committee, which is responsible for writing and balancing Colorados $28 billion annual budget--a rare distinction for a freshman senator.Some of the bills that Moreno has sponsored include legislation providing universal breakfast to students in all low-income schools; ensuring data centers remain in Colorado, saving hundreds of high-quality jobs; and balancing the state budget while keeping the senior homestead property tax exemption intact.
This is a free training. 2 training hours will be earned. Childcare provided.