CAREER AND EXPERIENCE
Todd has 20 years experience in marketing and communications executive in higher education and government. In that role, he also has served on the budget, risk management and community relations governance bodies. He joins UCHealth this month as their director of communications strategy.
Todd's prior experience and qualifications include:
Led communications and outreach at a statewide agency devoted to land conservation and outdoor recreation.
Served as marketing and communications director at a flagship public research university with 28,000 students, and as associate vice president of marketing communications for a Jesuit university with a mission of service to others and social justice.
Served on an ADA review task force on information technology accessibility and on the advisory board for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Earned incident response certification at FEMA’s National Emergency Training Center/Emergency Management Institute.
His first decade out of college was spent as a newspaper reporter and editor.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE
The City Council appointed Todd to fill a vacant Ward 5 council seat in July 2021. He was elected to a full term in November 2021 with 54 percent of the vote.
At the time of his appointment to council, Todd was serving his second term on the Broomfield Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee. Todd uniquely understands the issues surrounding land conservation and outdoor recreation—and how to do the work to ensure Coloradans maintain their unparalleled access to nature.
On Council, Todd serves on the Liquor Licensing Authority and committees advising on open space, arts, parks, recreation and senior services.
Todd previously was president of a small $120/year HOA board, during which he focused on community improvements. He has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and local food banks.
Todd earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Washington in Seattle.
He and his wife, a public school teacher, have two grown children (both graduates of Legacy High School) and one elderly dachshund.