*Leadership Award Colorado Agriculture Council August 2012
*Legislator of the Year Colorado Livestock Association 2012
*Freind of Farmers Union Rocky Mountain Farmers Union November 2012
*Morgan County FB Service to Ag Award Morgan County Farm Bureau November 2012
*2012 Lawmaker Award Denver Women's Commission & the Colorado Womens Chamber of Commerce November 2012
*Colorado Municipal League Service Award Colorado Municipal League 2012
*Friend of Farm Bureau Pinnacle Award Colorado Farm Bureau November 2012
*Effective and accountable in high-profile executive roles -- ability to overcome complex challenges and make high stakes decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. Respected as a proponent of empowerment and accountability *Fiscal Responsibility -- budgeting and finance skills enable me to look at needs vs. wants and to make sure a long term structural responsibility exists. Government needs to only provide the essential services and allow the private sector provide the other desired services. *Consistently deliver mission-critical results -- driven by a need to strategize, to innovate, and to disprove the words "It can't be done!" Proficient with the vision, determination and skills needed to look at long term solutions while solving short term crises. *Adaptation of approaches to find maximum solutions -- decision analysis to find the appropriate solution *Respect and influence human capital -- motive, mentor, live the culture and lead by example to spur people to willingly give 110% of effort and loyalty.