The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) committees offer opportunities to become involved in a range of efforts to support the mission of the organization and connect with your colleagues in the industry. Get involved and stay connected!


Responsible for promoting the industry by placing positive news stories with international, national, trade and local media contacts; publishing the annual Bioscience Colorado magazine; and promoting CBSA activities and initiatives via social media networks.

Chair: Bobbi Coffin, Biodesix 
Staff Contact: Benn Stebleton


The education committee serves the Colorado BioScience Institute.  The Institute provides educational activities and opportunities for students, educators, and companies to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, workforce development, and awareness for the bioscience industry in Colorado.

Co-Chairs: Nicole Garneau, Ph.D., Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Staff Contact: Meg John

Government Relations and Public Affairs

Responsible for advocacy, outreach and education to Colorado’s elected officials, state and federal governmental agencies and the media.

Co-Chairs: Scott Larson, Terumo BCT and Dan Wittenberg, Snell & Wilmer
Staff Contact: Jennifer Jones


Responsible for recruiting and retaining members and ensuring membership satisfaction.

Chair: Dustin Whistler, Forte Commercial Real Estate
Staff Contact: Tracey Nilson

Programs and Events

Responsible for developing over 50 events, including symposiums, seminars, forums and other educational programs that meet specific information needs of the industry. Develops programs that inform broader audiences about the importance and value of the biosciences industry in Colorado.

Chair: Ginny Orndorff, CID4
Staff Contact: Tracey Nilson