CAREER AND EXPERIENCE
Todd is the Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Regis University, a Jesuit university with campuses in Denver, Thornton and the Denver Tech Center. In that role, he also has served on the university’s Risk Management Council, Budget Committee and President’s Advisory Council.
Todd's prior experience and qualifications include:
Led communications and outreach at Great Outdoors Colorado – a statewide agency devoted to land conservation and outdoor recreation.
Served as Marketing and Communications Director at the University of Kansas, the state’s flagship public research university with 28,000 students.
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 on July 13, per the appointment process mandated by the city charter. At the time of his appointment to council, Todd was serving his second term on the Broomfield Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee. As the former Director of Communications and Outreach for Great Outdoors Colorado, 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.
A Broomfield resident since 2014, Todd brings successful city council experience to bear for Broomfield. While living in Kansas, he was twice elected to city council in Baldwin City, serving as Chair of the Community and Economic Development Committee and Co-Chair of the Public Safety Committee. Todd has also worked on staff for a Seattle City Council member and on that council’s central policy analysis team.
Todd also completed a term as president of the board for the Trails North, 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.
Todd and his wife Stacy, who celebrate 27 years of marriage this year, have lived in Broomfield since 2014. Stacy, a first-generation college graduate, has a doctorate in education and is a middle school language arts teacher in the Jefferson County school district. Their two children are both Legacy High School graduates – Alex is a senior at the University of Kansas, and Abby is a Colorado State University graduate now employed at the University of Colorado. Dachshunds Barnum and Bailey rule the roost now. Todd enjoys skiing, biking, hiking and traveling.