advocacy in government

We are your voice in the Capitol and beyond, advancing Colorado tech through proactive legislation.

Colorado Technology Association advocates for a technology-friendly climate by seeking to influence the development of a robust talent pipeline, increase economic growth and promote technology throughout all industries. Our advocacy mission is to:

  • Advance Colorado’s leadership through technology influence
  • Bridge the Tech Community to policymakers
  • Act as a resource for public officials

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2018 Policy Priorities

  • Increase computer science education quality and opportunity
  • Continue pushing to increase investment in tech apprenticeships and internships
  • Pursue full opportunity for market-based approach for taxes in Colorado
  • Continue investment in emerging tech resources
  • Represent the tech community on local tax definition changes
  • Expand affordable and reliable broadband to schools & communities through public-private partnerships
advocacy for technology

Policy Council

Roberta Robinette, President, AT&T Colorado (Council Chair)
Jeff Bartholomew, Attorney, Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio P.C.
Albert Kendrick, CIO, FirstBank
Bill Mueldener, Principal & Denver Office Managing Partner & National Director of State and Local Tax, Hein & Associates
Mark Soltes, AVP of Public Policy and Government Affairs – CO, CenturyLink
Michael Nelson, VP of Government Affairs, Comcast

If you’re interested in serving on the Policy Council, contact Matt Wendel.