Jon Stavney

Jon Stavney

Executive Director
Jon Stavney, as Executive Director of Northwest Colorado Council of Governments, is a leader passionate about improving local government through information sharing, innovation and best practices. Since being hired in November of 2016, Jon has worked closely with program directors at NWCCOG to develop clear goals and maintain the highest possible scores from the state…
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Talai Shirey

Talai Shirey

Office Manager
Talai Shirey joined NWCCOG in July of 2021 as Office Manager bringing two decades of administrative experience with her. A native to Colorado, Talai was raised skiing the local Summit County resorts. Prior to joining NWCCOG, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Metro State University Denver. She started her career as an Executive Assistant…
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Becky Walter

Becky Walter

Finance Manager
Becky, our Fiscal Manager, joined NWCCOG as the Fiscal Assistant in July of 2019 after working for Faction Skis as the North American Accounts Manager. Faction is a ski company based in Verbier, Switzerland. Their North American headquarters were located in Breckenridge for many years before moving to Denver. As typical of any startup, Becky…
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Greg Ociepka

Greg Ociepka

Accountant
Greg Ociepka, NWCCOG’s Fiscal Assistant, joined the organization in October 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. Before coming to Summit County in 2014, Greg lived in Hampden, Maine where he was born and raised. During the past few years, he has worked in property management as director of Inspections and Housekeeping, Accounts…
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Elaina West

Elaina West

Energy Dept. Finance Manager
Elaina West, NWCCOG’s Fiscal Coordinator joined the organization in April of 2016. She has lived in Colorado for a decade. Prior to NWCCOG, she worked as Volunteer Coordinator at the National Sports Center for the Disabled where she recruited and managed over 1,000 volunteers to engage in all season’s therapeutic recreation, joining participants on the…
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Full Staff & Contractor List

Administration

Jon Stavney

Executive Director

Talai Shirey

Office Manager

Becky Walter

Finance Manager

Elaina West

Energy Dept. Finance Manager

Judi LaPoint

Marketing and Communications

Greg Ociepka

Accountant

Economic Development District

​Elevator Inspection Program

Sue Hobrock

Operations Manager

Bryanne Busato

Support Specialist

David Pickett-Heaps

Elevator Inspector

Kimmie Mirto

Elevator Inspector

Nicole Bridgewater

Administrative Assistant

Jeff Woods

Elevator Inspector

Darren Sandell

Elevator Inspector

Christian Riddle

Elevator Inspector

Trevor Mosher

Elevator Inspector

Energy Program

Nate Speerstra

Manager

Justin Wiseman

Auditor

Dan Mayberry

CARE Program Manager

Emily Hoskins

Outreach Manager

Neal Ashforth

Inspector/Trainer

Bonita Pfeiffer

Outreach Assistant

Jason Broadbent

HVAC Specialist

Jake Fockelmann

HVAC Tech

Tyler Treganza

CARE Program Manager

Julian Gonzalez

WAP Program Specialist

Nicholas Miller

Energy Efficiency Technician

Antonio Alvarado

Crew Leader

Clayton Van Thullenar

Crew Leader

Ashley Oberg

Crew Leader

Angel Cereceres

Energy Efficiency Technician

Aaron Simmons

Energy Efficiency Technician

William Wright

Warehouse Manager

Kevin Vermillion

Energy Efficiency Technician

Jeanne Huggins

Outreach Assistant

Nicholas Fiorella

Energy Efficiency Technician

Tymon Barr

Energy Efficiency Technician

Justin McClure

Energy Efficiency Technician

Jacob Johnson

Energy Efficiency Technician

Darcy Owens

Workforce Development Manager

Greg Colanaski

Energy Efficiency Technician

Mary Ellen LaCava

Energy Efficiency Technician

Meagan Broadbent

Energy Program Admin Assistant

Alexander Vantassell

Energy Efficiency Technician

Will George

Energy Efficiency Technician

Kasey Davis

Energy Efficiency Technician

GIS

Jodi Flory

Contractor

Northwest All Hazards Emergency Management

Deborah Bogan

Coordinator

Northwest Loan Fund

Anita Cameron

Director - Business Lending

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition

Steve Hilley

NWRHCC Clinical Advisor

Olivia Scheele

NWRHCC Clinical Advisor

Regional Broadband

Regional Grants Navigator

Jonathan Godes

Regional Grants Navigator

Upper Colorado Wild & Scenic Stakeholder Group

Anna Drexler-Dreis

Administrator

Vintage

Amanda Rens-Moon

Program Specialist Lead

Ceci Peterson

Program & Data Support Specialist

Jonnah Glassman

SHIP Medicare & Volunteer Coordinator

Tina Strang

Long-Term Care Ombudsman & RSVP Coordinator

Water Quality/Quantity Committee

Torie Jarvis

Staff Attorney (consultant team)

Ashley Bembenek

Watershed Scientist (consultant team)

Barbara Green

Counsel (consultant team)

Watershed Services & Summit Water Quality Quantity Committee

Ashley Bembenek

208 Administrator and QQ Water Quality Specialist