Meet our new Campaigners!

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: January 15, 2021

2020 has presented all of us with new and unprecedented challenges. Here at the Campaign, we have been growing our team to meet the moment. Please meet our newest Campaigners!

Annemarie Zach: Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Annemarie Zach joins us as the Executive Assistant/Office Manager for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Annemarie is responsible for providing administrative support to the President and day-to-day operational support for the organization. She coordinates office operations and administrative responsibilities to promote organizational efficiency and advance the mission of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Before moving to the Denver area, Annemarie worked as an Elementary Program Teacher, as well as a Project Manager in various industries, including Biotech Diagnostics, Market Research, and Aviation. She graduated from Franklin Pierce University with a degree in Mathematics. Learn more about what Annemarie cannot live without here.

Emily Battaglia: Communications Associate

Emily Battaglia joins us in a new role as the Communications Associate. She is responsible for creating and editing material that works to advance the mission and policy priorities of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Prior to joining the team, Emily graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Dayton. Read about Emily’s biggest pet peeve and her favorite thing about living in Colorado here.

Shayla Riggle: Strategic Events Coordinator

Shayla is the Strategic Events Coordinator for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. She is responsible for the conceptualization, coordination and execution of strategic events in order to raise awareness about the well-being of kids. Her work helps bring supporters, donors and advocates into our organization, and builds consensus for policies that ensure every chance for every child in Colorado. Under the guidance of the Development Director, Shayla facilitates an array of outreach, fundraising and policy events critical to advancing the mission of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. You can find out Shayla’s favorite children’s book and her favorite sports team here.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit