Standing Committees

We welcome you to join one of the standing committees that are helping to advance Metro DNA’s programmatic and organizational goals. Please reach out to the committee via email with any questions, ideas, or requests to join.

Communications Committee

  • Meets the Second Thursday of the month at 3-4 pm
  • Contact the team – communications@metrodna.org
  • Co-chairs:
    • Kellie Flowers, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
    • Jennifer Doane, Arapahoe County Open Spaces

Equity Committee

  • Meets the Second Tuesday of the month at 2-3 pm
  • Contact the team – equity@metrodna.org
  • Co-chairs:
    • Parker McMullen-Bushman, Butterfly Pavilion
    • Jes Ward, cityWILD

Fundraising Committee

Partner Outreach

  • Meets the Second Thursday of the month at 9-10 am
  • Contact the team – outreach@metrodna.org
  • Co-chairs:
    • Chandi Aldena, Trust for Public Land
    • Susan Daggett, University of Denver

Programs Committee

  • Meets mostly as sub-teams to pursue specific projects and events
  • Contact the team – programs@metrodna.org
  • Co-chairs:
    • Chris Hawkins, The Nature Conservancy
    • Dana Coelho, Metro DNA
  • Current project teams and sub-teams
    • Nature Narratives
    • Regional Vision for People + Nature
      • Ecology & Biodiversity
      • People & Policy
      • Climate Resilience & Equity
    • Stakeholder Convening Planning
      • April 8 @ Denver Botanic Gardens
      • August @ University of Denver
      • December @ TBD