Colorado Women Leading Government (CWLG)

Colorado Women Leading Government is committed to advancing the role of women and helping them succeed in the public sector. The mission of CWLG is to provide holistic professional development, networking, and career building opportunities that allow women to succeed in public service. CWLG activities are funded by CCCMA.

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Membership in CWLG is through CCCMA and provides current and emerging female managers

professional development opportunities that encourage women to excel and/or build their

careers. In addition, CWLG will also grant female managers the opportunity to develop a

network of women who share the challenges and successes of serving the public.

Membership to CWLG is a benefit of membership in CCCMA. 

CLICK here to become a member of CCCMA


Monthly coaching calls on the first Thursday of the month, 4-5pm.  Join these teleconferences to build your network of professional women in local government. Suggestions on future Coaching Call speakers/topics are welcomed. Email Kelly Houghteling at



November 2 - Heather Younger, Customer Fantix

July 13 - Barbara Opie, City of Westminster

April 6 - Ashley Brasovan, McKinstry

March 2 - Tanya Ange, City of Boulder

February 2 - The Science of Getting Ahead CLICK HERE for slides

Facilitator: Leisha DeHart-Davis, PhD, University of North Carolina

January 5 – Happy New Year! 

Facilitator: Kirsten Wyatt, Executive Director of ELGL

Topic: Woman in a Meeting: How Our Language Shapes Perceptions of Women in Leadership

CLICK HERE for a link to Kirsten's blog post with the resources she discussed.


Annual Report to the CCCMA Board  



2017 Conference Panel2017 Panel on Getting the Job You Want
Elisha Thomas, Geralyn Gorshing, Heather Geyer and Bobbi Peckham










League of Women in Government  Colorado Chapter

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  • Training/Workshops  
    09.24.16 League of Women in Government Symposium in Kansas City, MO 
    10.20.16 CWLG Happy Hour and ELGL Pop Up Conference

Noshing and Networking Lunches

   Spring Event – Planning is underway details to come soon!

   Fall Event – Please send ideas or if you would like to help coordinate this event contact Heather.



CWLG honors a founding member - Jacque Wedding-Scott 

Heather Geyer presents Jacque with a plaque at the
2015 CWLG Conference lunch presentation










  • Past Workshops
  • From Chaos to Calm, Mindfully Preparing for the New Year, November 18, 2015
    Local Government Appoitments, October 21, 2014
    Women and Political Appointments, May 20, 2014
    Women Leading the Way, February 21, 2014
    Noshing and Networking: Cheryl Hilvert, October 16, 2013
    Noshing and Networking: Dr. Lynn Gangone, May 21, 2013
    Embrace Your Inner B, February 15, 2013
    Noshing and Networking facilitated by Jan Perkins, November 8, 2012
    Using Your Image to Gain a Professional Edge, October 20, 2011
    Kick Off Luncheon/Generations of Women: A Management Roundtable, May 5, 2011