Committees & Subcommittees

NAIOP Colorado’s local committees are a big part of our Chapter’s success and are a great way for members to actively participate in advancing their business and personal relationships.  Each committee meets to set goals and work collectively to achieve their goals.

DEVELOPING LEADERS 
This group is responsible for creating programming that provides the tools, networking and resources that will help Developing Leader (DL) members - those members aged 35 and under - reach the next level in their careers.  These events and programs include, but are not limited to, Skiing with the  Icons, Mentor Program, Educational events, Project Tours, Community Outreach and Networking.  
Meeting Frequency:  Monthly, 2nd Thursday


Chair: Erin Kelley, Wember, Inc. · (303) 501-9923 · Email
Vice Chair: Brandon Kramer, Marcus & Millichap · (605) 390-1248 · Email
Staff: Jacey File, NAIOP Colorado · (303) 782-0155 · Email

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS 
This Legislative Affairs Committee (LAC) supports the lobbying efforts of NAIOP, and works to ensure that members have a seat at the table in the negotiation of possible legislative and public policy activity affecting commercial real estate at the city, state and federal levels. LAC focuses on issues such as taxation, growth, water, land use, transportation, economic development and affordable housing, formulating general policies so that, as specific issues arise, the LAC is prepared to respond.  Meeting Frequency:  Bi-Monthly, 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Chair: James Borgel, Holland & Hart LLP · (303) 295-8245 · Email
Staff: Kathie Barstnar, NAIOP Colorado · (303) 782-0155 · Email

MEMBERSHIP
This committee helps advance NAIOP’s efforts to unify the local real estate community, increase membership and retention. Responsibilities include: developing recruitment and retention strategies, identifying and recruiting key prospects. Meeting Frequency:  Monthly, 3rd Thursday

Chair: Wade Warthen, Messner Reeves LLP · (303) 503-1597 · Email
Staff: Jacey File, NAIOP Colorado · (303) 782-0155 · Email

PROGRAMS
The Programs committee is responsible for planning the organization’s quarterly breakfast and lunch programs as well as several special and seasonal events such as the Annual Economic Forecast, Awards of Achievement, Educational Series, Holiday Party, and Property Tour.  The goal is to make the programs informative, educational and entertaining as part of our value proposition to members.  Meeting Frequency:  Monthly, 2nd Friday

Chair: Joe Zanone, Pacific Project Management · (303) 335-6417 · Email
Vice Chair: Brian Dietz, Opus Development Company LLC · (303) 579-8747 · Email
Staff: Jayma File, NAIOP Colorado · (303) 782-0155 · Email

ROCKY MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE 
The Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge (RMREC) is an annual event designed to serve as a learning tool for students of the University of Colorado and University of Denver’s graduate real estate programs and local business community to interface, while assisting the Project Sponsor with development options for the specific property.  The RMREC Committee responsibilities include:  solicitation a project sponsor; development of project competition materials;  coordination of competing students, judges and multiple resources; planning of RMREC event dinner; and program marketing.  Meeting Frequency:  Monthly, 3rd Tuesday

Chair: Luke Davidson, Land Title Guarantee Company · (303) 870-8824 · Email
Vice Chair: Stacy Stout, BRANDiac Strategies · (303) 829-9001 · Email
Staff: Jayma File, NAIOP Colorado · (303) 782-0155 · Email

ADDITIONAL EVENT COMMITTEES
The NAIOP Colorado Chapter also provides the opportunity to participation on several event specific committees, for programs to include:  Fight Night Boxing Event, Winter Classic Hockey and Curling Charity Fundraisers,   Annual Golf Tournament, and more.  For more information about these programs, please contact:  Jayma File, NAIOP Staff  · (303) 782-0155 · Email