Advisory Board Colorado

Jonathan Adelman serves as Area Vice President, Strategic Resource & Business Planning at Xcel Energy. In this role, he is responsible for providing leadership for the development of long-term generation planning and strategic business plans for Xcel Energy’s operating utilities. He is responsible for coordinating the overall resource planning process, including meeting all long-term generation capacity needs.

Heidi Baskfield, Vice President of Population Health and Advocacy at Children’s Hospital Colorado, is committed to improving systems that serve all children. In her previous experience in the public sector, Heidi’s knowledge of natural resources management led efforts to protect land, water, and rare and endangered species for the benefit of Colorado’s children.

Dennis is owner of Carruth Properties Company, formed in 1987 to create and enhance real property values and to achieve high levels of economic performance in balance with community needs and environmental soundness.

Throughout his career, Steve Coffin has specialized in developing and implementing strategies to help businesses, governmental entities and non-profits align themselves around strategy and vision and more effectively communicate and position themselves and their initiatives.

Chris is a real estate sales & marketing executive based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has 25 years of success in sales of resort real estate and urban infill properties. He has been intimately involved in the planning & development of master planned resort communities in the Park City and Salt Lake areas and is currently a consultant to one of Utah’s largest developers, City Creek Reserve Inc.

Dana Crawford, President of Urban Neighborhoods, Inc. brings an abundance of development and built environment preservation experience, grounded by deep roots in Denver. In the mid-1960s, Dana spearheaded the revitalization of Larimer Square.

Kathryn grew up in Nebraska and has called Denver home for over 20 years. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is a former small business owner of Kathryn Dudley Interiors, a residential interior design firm. A passion for volunteering now occupies her attention full time, volunteering with Dress for Success, The Gathering Place and SAME Café. Previously, she served on The Park People Board for over ten years, where she participated in the Denver Digs Trees program committee. She and her husband Gary and their two children share a passion for travel, golf, their home near Tabernash, Colorado, as well as various philanthropic pursuits in parks and open spaces.

Greg is a co-owner of Ark Anglers Fly Fishing in Buena Vista Salida, and Pueblo. Ark Anglers provides premium fishing guiding services and equipment on the Arkansas, South Platte River and high lakes. He is serving a second term as County Commissioner for Chafee County, District 2.

Beverly Griffith served two terms as an elected member of the Austin City Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Capital Area Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Allegra “Happy” Haynes is the Executive Director of Denver Parks and Recreation, a Mayoral appointment, was re-elected in November of 2015 to a second term on the Denver Public Schools Board of Education, and is Deputy Mayor of the City of Denver. Happy is a Denver native and attended Denver East High School. She received a BA degree in Political Science from Barnard College at Columbia University and an MPA from the University of Colorado at Denver. During a career in local government spanning 36 years, Happy served 13 years on the Denver City Council from 1990 – 2003 and was President from 1998 - 2000. She currently chairs the Colorado Advisory Board of the Trust for Public Land and serves on the boards of KUVO/Rocky Mountain PBS and Denver Museum of Nature and Science. She is single, an avid jazz fan and loves to participate in sports and outdoor activities.

Megan Hottman earned her B.A. in Corporate Communications, magna cum laude, and her Juris Doctorate, both from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  After law school, she accepted two consecutive judicial clerkships; one in Jackson County Circuit Court in Kansas City, Missouri and one in Jefferson County District Court in Golden, Colorado.  As a judicial law clerk, Hottman was responsible for drafting judicial orders, doing legal research for the judges, and serving as bailiff during jury trials. Hottman then joined a firm in Boulder, where she gained valuable experience working on large national-level consumer fraud mass actions, as well as individual personal injury cases.

Most recently at Panasonic as the Executive Managing Director, Scott Ingvoldstad started a new position in 2019 as the Vice President of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering professional service firms. Previous experience includes nearly 12 years at CH2M as the Vice President of Government Relations and the Colorado Area Manager. There, he led permitting, land acquisition and branding to help deliver the City of Aurora, Colorado’s innovative water supply project, the Prairie Waters Project. From 2003 to 2006, Scott operated his own communications and political consulting company. There he represented political campaigns, foundations and companies such as the Big Horn Institute, Trout Unlimited, John Salazar for Congress and Bill Ritter for Governor. Before that, Scott was the regional strategic communications officer for Environmental Defense Fund’s Rocky Mountain office where he managed the legislative affairs and public communications. He has played leadership roles in numerous ballot campaigns including the campaign to preserve ten percent of Colorado’s State Trust lands. Scott is an avid mountain biker, and has been certified as an EMT.

Peter Kirsch is a founding partner with the law firm of Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, with offices in Denver and Washington, DC.

Mike LaMair is the founder of RiverBank Commercial Real Estate LLC.

Kim Morss is a Community Volunteer in Denver and in Greenwood Village and has been on TPL's Advisory Council since 1999, when she left her professional career as Counsel and Legislative Liaison for the Colorado Judicial Department.

Jeff Resnick is a former partner and managing director at Goldman Sachs, where he was global head of commodities trading and money market businesses and served on the firm's risk and finance committees.

Arnold graduated Cum Laude from Adams State College with a BA in Social Welfare. After completing a graduate degree in Social Work Administration at the University of Michigan, he began a long and extensive career in the field of community mental health by returning to the San Luis Valley, where his family has lived since 1851. 

Kimberley Sherwood is a coach, consultant, and facilitator serving social sector organizations and their leaders. She helps change-makers chart new paths for success. Her passion for connecting people to the land, community-engagement, and stewardship was ignited at a young age protesting the development of pristine forest on the Potomac River and has continued as an avocation ever since. Kimberley and her husband are business partners, parents of a wonderful young adult, and enjoy mountain biking, skilling, and hiking.