For ten years I managed training resources, updating 40-year old curriculum used for all Army schools. This ignited my passion for educating the younger generation. They are the future of our country and we need to ensure our youth have the skills to compete in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). A talented pool of STEAM graduates will also assist in attracting new business to our state.
Colorado must be at the forefront of the development of solar, wind, geothermal, and other alternatives to fossil fuels. One unintended consequence of the current pandemic is that we have seen how quickly the Earth can be healed. We need to have more initiatives that will make sure we don't lose the measurable improvements in air and water quality during this recent crisis.
As a result of this pandemic, we have become the world leader in the number of victims of COVID 19 – a distinction to which none of us aspire. We are the only industrialized nation without a health care program that provides effective care to all our citizens. Working with health care experts, it is my goal to develop solutions to this challenge.