The Inside Edge: Post-Legislative Session Wrap Up
Event date: June 23
9:00am - 10:00am
Hear from statewide experts about the decisions made in the 2021 legislative session!
- Dylan Roberts, State Representative
- Kerry Donovan, State Senator
- Lauren Masias, Director, Colorado Competitive Council
Representative Dylan Roberts represents House District 26 in the Colorado House, encompassing Eagle and Routt Counties. Serving since 2017, Representative Roberts has focused his legislative work on lowering health care costs including passing bills to cap the cost of insulin, initiate the process of creating a state health insurance option, and incentivizing health care co-ops. He also has passed legislation to protect Colorado’s clean water, increase state investment in affordable housing, and to spur rural economic development. Currently, Representative Roberts serves as the Chair of the House Rural Affairs & Agriculture Committee, Vice Chair of the Capital Development Committee, and is a member of the House Judiciary Committee. When the legislature is not in session, Representative Roberts is a Deputy District Attorney for Eagle County. Dylan grew up in Steamboat Springs, received a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a law degree from the University of Colorado. He lives in Avon with his fiancé Sarah and their rescue dog Hattie.
Senator Kerry Donovan represents District 5 (Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Lake and Pitkin Counties) in the Colorado Senate. She was born and raised in Colorado, and runs her family’s ranch in Edwards. At the Capitol, she is a detail orientated legislator who will listens to anyone who is willing to sit down in the spirit of finding common ground.
Lauren Masias is a proud Colorado native with nearly a decade of experience in Colorado’s economic development industry. Prior to joining the Colorado Competitive Council, she worked for 9 years at the Denver South Economic Development Partnership where she focused on creating corporate and community strategic alliances. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge in stakeholder engagement, public policy, business advocacy and transportation. Prior to working with Denver South, Lauren worked in the regional marketing office for Chrysler Motors along with various nonprofit work. Additionally, she sits on the Young Professionals Board of Directors for Project C.U.R.E., an organization that she has been passionate about working with for the past 3 years. Lauren is an avid skier and enjoys playing a competitive game of tennis.