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Colorado Children's Staff

We’re dedicated to improving the lives of kids throughout Colorado. Our staff includes experts in policy, advocacy, research, outreach, communications, development, and nonprofit management. We value workplace diversity, strive to be an inclusive organization, and are committed to making the Colorado Children’s Campaign a great place to work.

Kelly Causey, PhD

As President and Chief Executive Officer of the Children’s Campaign, Kelly has nearly two decades of experience leading large nonprofit organizations.

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Emily Battaglia

As our Communications Associate, Emily helps create and edit materials that advance the mission and policy priorities of the Children’s Campaign.

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Erin Miller

Erin serves as our V.P. of Health Initiatives, leading our health policy work to improve health insurance coverage and quality for Colorado’s kids.

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Hunter Nelson

Hunter works as a Policy Analyst at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, focusing in youth and family health.

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Leslie Colwell

Leslie drives our efforts to improve education in Colorado as our Vice President of K-12 Education Initiatives.

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Lauren Corboy

Lauren is a Policy Analyst at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, focusing on our early childhood portfolio.

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Lauren Hecht

Lauren serves as the Digital Communications and Policy Associate for the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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Melissa Mares

Melissa is the Director of Early Childhood Initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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Megan Ives

Megan works as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Children’s Campaign, focusing in youth success and family economic prosperity.

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Rob Sherow

Rob designs and prints our advocacy, research, development and policy materials as our Design Manager.

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Riley Kitts

Riley serves as the Sr. Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

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Sarah Barnes

Sarah’s experiences as both a teacher and attorney drive her expert analysis as our Director of Family Economic Prosperity Initiatives.

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Sarah Hughes

Sarah, our Vice President of Research Initiatives, leads all our data and research analysis, including our signature KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report.

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