Meet Our Board

Say hello to the NSA-Colorado board of directors, 2018-2019

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!


Nora Burns


Rebecca Barth

Immediate Past President

Dawn Bjork


Sharon Black

Black Sharon

Secretary/Director Operations

Keith Renninson

Director – Membership

John Register

DirectorProfessional Development

Tanis Roeder

Director – Marketing & Member Promotions

Andrea Vahl


Director – NSA-Colorado Speakers Academy

Arjun Sen

Co-Director – Industry Relations

Merit Gest, CSP

Co-Director – Industry Relations

Stacy Pederson

Director – Special Programs

Hilary Blair

Director – Sponsorship 

Molly Wendell

Director-at-Large – Treasurer-Elect

Jason Harris

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.