Meet Our Board

Say hello to the NSA-Colorado board of directors, 2017-2018

Look high or low, you won’t find a more committed – or creative – board of directors! Balancing fun with unflagging enthusiasm, your NSA-Colorado board of directors works diligently to deliver content-rich programs, the NSA-Colorado Speakers Academy (launchpad for professional speakers), as well as ongoing workshops, podcasts, and other leading-edge learning events.

Attend our next event and say hello!


Dawn Bjork

President-Elect and Director Marketing

Nora Burns

Immediate Past President

Tamara Kleinberg


Sharon Black

Black Sharon

Secretary/Director Operations

Keith Renninson

Director – Membership

Rebecca Barth

Director – Special Programs

Hilary Blair

DirectorProfessional Development

Brent Hines

Director – Industry Relations

Merit Gest, CSP

Director Member Promotions

Kris O’Shea


Executive Director, ex officio, nonvoting

Leslie Shivers, CAE

Are you interested in serving on the NSA-Colorado Board of Directors? To qualify, you must be a Professional Member of the national NSA and the Chapter, in good standing. The Call for Nominations is published in January or February.

Consider nominating yourself or someone else you think would be an excellent addition to the Board team. A Nominations Committee reviews nominations and recommends a slate of candidates to the membership in April. New directors take office July 1. Terms are two years, with the exception of the President-Elect/President/Immediate Past President positions.

See the Board expectations portion of the Chapter Policies Manual here.


Come for the learning. Stay for the networking.