DVOMB Committees

The majority of the work developed by the Board occurs at the committee level. At the committee level, a variety of policy- and implementation-related work is proposed, discussed, and reviewed by relevant stakeholders. These committees then make proposals to the DVOMB to consider.  All meetings are open to the public and accessible remotely in order to allow people from across the state to participate.


Application Review Committee (ARC)

Committee Chair: Karen Morgenthaler
Committee Co-Chair: Michelle Hunter
Primary Staff: Reggin Palmitesso-Martinez 720.948.9092

Purpose:  This committee reviews new applications, renewing applications, concerns about existing providers, and complaints from DORA.

Time/Date: This committee meets the second Thursday of every month from 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM, prior to the DVOMB monthly meeting unless otherwise noted. 

Location:  Meets online. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Committee Chair: Jennifer Parker, LMFT, CAC III
Co-Chair: Vacant
Staff: Caroleena Frane, 720.512.8474

Purpose:  (1) Explore and make recommendations regarding DVOMB policies and procedures to support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts; (2)   Explore and make recommendations regarding DVOMB Standards and Guidelines to enhance service delivery in areas related to cultural competency, implicit bias, trauma and broader social justice issues of racism and intersectionality. 

Time/Date:  The fourth Friday of the month from 9:00 - 11:00 AM 

Location:  Meets online. 

Executive Committee

Chair: Stephanie Fritts 
Vice-Chair: Michelle Hunter
Staff: Jesse Hansen, 720.810.5426

Purpose:  This committee works to keep the Board focused on its outlined goals.  It also debriefs Board meetings and works to ensure efficient meetings.  It also sets the agenda for Board meetings.  

Time/Date:  This committee meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 12:00 - 1:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

Location:  Meets online. 


Standards Revision Committee

Committee Chair: Erin Gazelka
Vice-Chair: Jeanette Barich
Staff: Caroleena Frane, 720.512.8474
          Jesse Hansen, 720.810.5426

Purpose: This committee works to improve the implementation of the Standards with Treatment Providers. Additionally, this committee strives to ensure that the Standards remain current with any emerging research and make recommendations to other active committees.

Time/Date:  The first Friday of the month from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:  Meets online.

Training Committee for DVOMB & SOMB

Committee Chair: Jesse Hansen

Committee Co-Chair: Nicole Feltz

Staff: Taylor Redding, 303.345.3552

Purpose: This committee aims to identify training needs in the field, review the content of trainings, and make recommendations to the board on training areas. The scope of duties for this committee includes the identification of national speakers and evaluating the survey feedback from any DVOMB sponsored trainings. 

Time/Date:  This Committee meets monthly on the first Wednesday from 9:00-11:00AM. 

Location:  Meets online.

Victim Advocacy Committee

Committee Chair:  Jessica Fann 
Vice-Chair: Jackie List - Jackie List
Staff: Chris Lobanov-Rostovsky, 303.241.5874

Purpose:  This committee works to improve the implementation of the victim advocacy Standards across the state.  

Time/Date:  The fourth Friday of the month from 8:30 - 10:00 AM 

Location:  Meets online.