Mike Roque is Executive Director of the Colorado Progressive Coalition. Mike was founding Director of the Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships as a political appointee of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. He was Executive Director of the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) and Executive Director of the Chinook Fund, a radical community foundation located in Denver. He was a part-time faculty member of Concordia University's (Montreal) School of Social Work and has taught in Regis University's (Denver) Masters of Nonprofit Management program.
Hillary Jorgensen came to CPC with a long history of progressive activism and participation in solution forward programs. Throughout her youth, Hillary has been interested in civil rights issues, starting her commitment to the social justice movement through disability rights. Graduating with honors from CU Boulder in 2005, she went on to earn her JD from Seattle University as a pubic interest and social justice scholar. After law school, Hillary paired knowledge to passion and worked with Disability Rights Washington, Colorado Legal Services and the Colfax Community Network, leading her to become the Health Care for America Now campaign director for CPC in 2009. During that time she led CPC's work to pass the Affordable Care Act, expand Medicaid and protect Medicare. Hillary has served on the CAVP board, the National Youth Leadership Network Board and the Chinook Fund grant making committee. She recently took the position of CPC political director. In her free time, Hillary, a Colorado native, enjoys fencing, kayaking, hiking and enjoying all the opportunities our great state offers.
Stephanie Tierney has been involved with the Colorado Progressive Coalition since April, 2011. She began heavily volunteering in October, 2011 and joined the staff as the Minster of Information in January, 2012. Stephanie obtained her Bachelor's degree in communications with certificates in mediation and public relations from the University of Colorado, Denver in 2006. Stephanie also sits on the Colorado chapter Board of Directors of the 9to5 Colorado National Association of Working Women. She is stoked to bring her background in non-profit work and communications to CPC. Stephanie provides database management and analysis skills that help inform and drive CPC's work while assisting with events and general office management. She loves live music, good food, friends and family -- and reading. As an avid 'bookie,' Stephanie is open to good suggestions, or, if you need need one, stop by her office!
Caroline joined the CPC-Pueblo Superteam in January of 2012. Before becoming a staff member, she
volunteered her time and efforts to projects like the Congressional Accountability Committee and
Displaced Workers’ Brigade. Social Justice has always been an integral part of her worldview, and she is
grateful to be doing the work that reflects her true sense of purpose. Caroline studied English Literature
at Antioch College and CU-Boulder. She made her way back to the Steel City in late 2009 and is proud
to be organizing in the community where she spent many of her formative years. When she’s not fist-
pumping for the cause, she can often be found with her nose in a book and her head in the clouds.