District 6: Barbara Vasquez

Counties Representing: District 6 (Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt counties)

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Commissioner Vasquez was appointed to the Transportation Commission in August 2019 to represent District 6 (Jackson, Routt, Grand, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties). She moved to Colorado in 2005 after retiring from two careers, first as a scientist in biomedical research and second as an engineer and manager in semiconductor research & development. Her success as a creative scientist, engineer and leader demonstrated flexibility and effectiveness in managing complex projects and teams. 

In Colorado she has contributed to public land resource management and environmental issues including serving on the Bureau of Land Management NW CO Resource Advisory Council for 7 years and serving as the environmental representative for the North Platte Basin Roundtable since 2006.