Project Coordinator | "Building a Better Colorado"
Reeves Brown is an independent public policy consultant and Project Coordinator for the “Building a Better Colorado” project. Reeves served on Governor John Hickenlooper’s cabinet as Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) from 2011-2015. As Director of DOLA, Brown led the Department’s 170 employees in providing technical assistance on all aspects of local government administration, housing solutions, and property tax administration. Prior to his appointment at DOLA, Brown served as the Executive Director of CLUB 20, a non- profit political advocacy organization representing the diverse interests of the 22-county Western Colorado region. He also served as the Executive Director of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and oversaw the creation of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agriculture Land Trust (which has led to the protection of over 2 million acres of agriculture land nationwide). Brown grew up on his family’s fifth-generation cattle ranch in eastern Montana and later received a B.S. in Agriculture Business and a minor degree in Economics from Montana State University.