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. Their strategic focus and continuous environmental scanning assures the Association's vision and mission remain relevant.

David Smart

Board Chair
David Smart
President & CEO
Eaton Senior Communities

Lisa Melby

Chair Elect
Lisa Melby
Executive Director
Good Samaritan Society Loveland Village

Camille Thompson

Past Chair
Camille Burke
Christian Living Communities


Ray Oborn
Executive Vice President
United Properties

Michael Klein

Michael Klein
Kavod Senior Life

Steve Flynt

Steve Flynt
Division President - West
Brookdale Senior Living

Shelly Griffith
Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center


John Goodwin
Executive Director
Sunrise of Flatirons

Rob Henderson

Rob Henderson
Vice President of Operations
MBK Senior Living

Vennita Jenkins
Regional Director of Operations
Senior Housing Options


Jay Thomas
Assistant General Counsel
Atria Senior Living


Vanessa Walton
Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel