Main Office

1313 Sherman St., Room 718
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-3441
Fax: 303-866-4474

Media inquiries:

For media inquiries and CORA requests please contact Katie Weeman (katherine.weeman@state.co.us)
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Title/Function Name/Email Extension
Director Lauren Ris 3441
Deputy Director Anna Mauss 3224


Section ChiefKirk Russell3232
Project Manager/FeasibilityVacant 
Program AssistantJessica Halvorsen3247
ContractsKaylee Salazar3227
Finance ManagerMimi  Winter3205
Project Manager/MarketingMatt Stearns3257
Construction Finance Project ManagerJoshua Godwin3254


Chief Operating OfficerCole Bedford3234
Director Support & Board CoordinatorViola Bralish3206
Budget AnalystSarah Chapa3218
Budget AnalystMichael Regan3214
Administrative AssistantRosalie Major3223
Marketing & Communications Director & PIO Katie Weeman3242
Office CoordinatorAnna Porter3244
AccountantDeborah Bracey3235
Contract AdministratorDean JohnsonN/A
Arkansas Basin Water Plan Grant Project ManagerLauren DuncanN/A
Colorado, Gunnison, Yampa/White/Green Basins Water Plan Grant Project ManagerAshley GarrisonN/A
South Platte, Metro, North Platte Basins Water Plan Grant Project ManagerJackie DaoustN/A
Southwest & Rio Grande Basins Water Plan Grant Project ManagerLaura SpannN/A


Section ChiefAmy Ostdiek3228
Deputy Section ChiefEmily Zmak3248
Water Resources SpecialistMichelle Garrison3213
Data & Technology CoordinatorCarolyn Kemp3212
Endangered Species Recovery Program ManagerKara Scheel3202
Senior Colorado River Technical SpecialistBrian Macpherson3229
Colorado River Technical Modeling SpecialistAnna Ryken 
Colorado River Policy SpecialistNew - Vacant 
Colorado River SupportNew - Vacant 
Decision Support Systems SpecialistVacant 
Weather Modification Program Manager & Section SupportAndrew Rickert3249
Special Project CoordinatorErik SkeieN/A


Title/Function Name/Email Extension
Section Chief Rob Viehl 3237
Hydrologist/Hydrographer Laura Fields-Sommers 3253
Hydrologist Brandy Logan 3241
Program Assistant Kimberly Ricotta 3226
Hydrologist Marielle Sidell 3233
Water Resources Engineer Colin Watson 3216
Senior Water Resources Specialist Kaylea White 3240
Water Resources Specialist Pete Conovitz 3204


Name/Email Extension
Section Chief Russ Sands 3211
Deputy Section Chief Kat Weismiller 3228
Senior Water Conservation Specialist Kevin Reidy 3252
Conservation and Drought Specialist Sam Stein 3231
Program Assistant Dori Vigil 3250
Principal Grants Coordinator Ben Wade 3238
Water Planning and Community Outreach Specialist  Elizabeth Schoder 3210
Senior Agricultural Specialist Nora Flynn 3215
Senior Climate Adaptation Specialist Emily Adrid 3222
Outdoor Water Conservation Coordinator Jenna Battson 2117
Water Planning Program Assistant Vivian Pinelli 3256
Regional Water Coordination Specialist Jeff Rodriguez 3261
GIS Specialist Vacant  

Title/Function Name/Email Extension
Section Chief Kevin Houck 3219
Flood Mapping Program Assistant Marta Blanco Castano 3225
Community Assistance Program Coordinator Doug Mahan 3221
Community Assistance Program Specialist Willem Lensink 3260
Floodplain Mapping Coordinator Terri Fead 3230
Watershed Program Director Chris Sturm 3236
Watershed Scientist Andrea Harbin Monahan 3209
Watershed and Flood Protection Specialist Steve Reeves 3245