Community Living Advisory Group


The Community Living Advisory Group considered and recommended changes to the Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) delivery system. The Advisory Group worked closely with the Colorado Commission on Aging and other planning groups to carry out this work and build on previous discussions and recommendations. Per Executive Order, the Advisory Group worked from August 2012 to September 2014 developing its recommendations, which can be found on the following webpage:

Final Recommendations Report and Resources

Summary of Response to Legislative Request for Information 12-11-15


The Advisory Group constituted and oversaw the work of six subcommittees:

  • Care Coordination Subcommittee
  • Consumer Direction Subcommittee
  • Entry Point / Eligibility Subcommittee
  • Regulatory Subcommittee
  • Waiver Simplification Subcommittee
  • Workforce Subcommittee

The Advisory Group completed its work in September 2014, with the delivery of its recommendations. The Department awaits responses to this report.

Advisory Group Members

The Advisory Group members and their contact information are as follows:

Member Contact Information List

Senator Betty Boyd Senator Irene Aguilar Senator John Kefalas
Representative Cheri Gerou Representative Dave Young Anne K. Meier
Carol Meredith Craig Ammermann David Ervin
Don Rosier Dustin Dodson Gavin Attwood
George Delgrosso Grant Jackson Guy Dutra-Silveira
Ian Engle Jack Hilbert Jayla Sanchez Warren
Jean Hammes Jose Torres Kasey Daniel
Katherine Carol Keith Percy Linda Worrell
Marijo Rymer Mark Emery Melody Wright
Pat Coyle Randy Kuykendall Renee Boyes Walbert
Ruth Long Sam Murillo Suzanne Brennan
Viki Manley    

Office of Community Living Information

The Office of Community Living was created by Governor Hickenlooper through an Executive Order in July 2012. The Office helps meet the growing need for long-term services and supports by people with disabilities and aging adults and is housed in the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department).

Contact Us

John Barry


Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact John Barry at 303-866-3173 at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need accommodations.