Community Involvement

You Deserve A Mayor That Will Put “You and Thornton First”

 

  • Was present at most of the City Council Ward summer ice cream socials to have ice cream, listen to music and talk with residents.
  • Attend Senior Center functions to find out what issues are important to the active older adults in our community.
  • Donated time to the Thornton Police Dept. for their annual gift wrap for kids, have assisted the PD as a Citizens Police Academy Alumni member for training and attended PD sponsored special events.
  • Council worked with Almost Home and the Faith Based Community to provide care for individuals and families that find themselves homeless.
  • Have attended each City Council Ward meeting while on Council to find out what issues or concerns the residents in the different parts of the city are experiencing.
  • Met with all of the School Districts, District 12, 27J and Mapleton School Board members, Superintendents and their staff members to discuss educational needs in our community as well as to see how the City can partner with them to help provide great educational opportunities for our kids.
  • Attended local, County, State and national meetings or events hosted by a variety of agencies, organizations or other outside groups on behalf of our city.
  • Was one of the Council members who annually met with our State and Federal elected leaders to discuss what is important to Thornton, funding, solutions, options and requests to support initiatives Thornton is supporting.
  • Attended many art and choral music events at the Thornton Cultural Arts and Cultural events center.
  • Supported School District foundations and attended school or special District forums or events
  • Volunteer driver that helped transport dogs and puppies from other shelters to no-kill shelters here.
  • Participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • Helped build a home working with Habitat for Humanity at a location in Commerce City that had been selected in Adams County that year.
  • Supported students aged elementary to high school for their science project presentations at City Hall.
  • Attended Thornton Arts, Science and Humanities Council events. The Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council (TASHCO) is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes cultural, historical and scientific activities in the city of Thornton.
  • Went to elementary schools to read to classes during the District 12 reading promotions.
  • Made myself accessible to residents and the business community when there were questions, concerns, ideas, suggestions, a need for resources, etc. I serve those that have entrusted me to be a City leader.