LeadingAge Colorado Staff & Board of Directors

LeadingAge Colorado Staff

Laura Landwirth - President & CEO

Deborah Lively - Director of Public Policy and Public Affairs

Sarah McVeigh - Director of Education and Member Development

LeadingAge Colorado Board of Directors

The committed and accomplished executives on the LeadingAge Colorado Board of Directors are the driving force behind the success of LeadingAge Colorado’s efforts to create a favorable policy climate for senior living and care providers and the clients they serve. Members of the Board provide perspectives on the impact of state government action upon their companies’ ability to grow and prosper. In addition, they promote initiatives to offer care options to seniors as their needs change over time.

David SmartDavid Smart, Chair
Eaton Senior Communities

Lisa MelbyLisa Melby, Chair Elect
Good Samaritan Society Loveland Village

Camille ThompsonCamille Burke, Past Chair
Christian Living Communities

Ray-Oborn.jpgRay Oborn, Treasurer
United Properties

Michael KleinMichael Klein, Secretary
Kavod Senior Life

Steve FlyntSteve Flynt
Brookdale Senior Living

Shelly-(1).jpgShelly Griffith
Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center

John-Goodwin.jpgJohn Goodwin
Sunrise Senior Living

Rob HendersonRob Henderson
MBK Senior Living

Vennita Jenkins
Senior Housing Options

Jay-Thomas-Headshot.jpgJay Thomas
Atria Senior Living

Vannessa.jpgVanessa Walton


LeadingAge Colorado is our most reliable source of information when it pertains to regulatory or legislative information; often times, our only source of critical information essential for our business.

  • Julie Callender
  • Marycrest Assisted Living