Representative Patrick Neville is serving his third term in the Colorado House of Representatives, representing House District 45, Castle Rock. He has served as the House Republican Leader since November 2016.
Representative Neville grew up in Littleton, Colorado where he attended and graduated from Columbine High School in 2001. After high school, he attended the University of Colorado at Denver, where he studied Economics. While attending college, he worked full time as a manager of a grocery store and later as an insurance producer. After graduation, he decided he wanted to serve his country and joined the US Army.
While in the Army, Representative Neville was deployed to Iraq and served in the battle of Sadr City as a Platoon Leader. He was fortunate to be surrounded by the best Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and owes much of his success to them. His awards include the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal (OLC) and Army Achievement Medal. He retired from the Army at the rank of Captain.
Representative Neville was blessed to marry his high school sweetheart Kristi at the age of 22. They currently live in Castle Rock, where they raise their three girls, Mary Katelyn, Hannah, and Lydia.
Rep. Neville serves on Legislative Council and Executive Committee of Legislative Council.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2948
Castle Rock - House District 45
House Republican Leader Patrick Neville
Representative Kevin Van Winkle is a small business owner in Highlands Ranch and a longtime advocate for free markets and the principles of liberty. Prior to serving in elected office, Representative Van Winkle put his small business on hold during the legislative session to serve as the Senior Policy Analyst for the Colorado Senate Republicans.
Representative Van Winkle was born and raised in the Highlands Ranch area that he currently represents – it’s where he started his business and family. In his free time, Kevin is a proud member of a local Ice Hockey team and gets outside as often as possible to enjoy Colorado’s many hiking trails and camp grounds. He and his wife, Kelly, are founding members of Crosspoint Community Church in nearby Centennial, Colorado.
Representative Van Winkle serves on the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee and Legislative Council.
To contact Kevin or for more information, please visit: VanWinkleForColorado.com
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2936
Highlands Ranch - House District 43
Assistant House Republican Leader Kevin Van Winkle
Prior to joining the Legislature, Representative Lori Saine served as a city councilwoman for the city of Dacono. She also worked as the regional sales director for Text Mobile Alerts. In her community, Representative Saine helped charter the Women of Weld Group. She served on Dacono’s Planning Commission and as chair of Dacono’s Economic Development Committee and was instrumental in branding Dacono as the home of extreme sports in Colorado. She also represented Dacono at the Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Carbon Valley Recreation District and the Steering Committee for the Southwest Weld Economic Development Initiative.
Representative Saine is a dedicated mother and member of the Christian Faith who plays an active role within her community and helped initiate the Carbon Valley Veteran’s Memorial Project. She volunteers with Rocky Mountain Christian Church, Carbon Valley Young Life, Habitat for Humanity and the Denver Rescue Mission. Representative Saine and her husband live with their daughter in Firestone. Their family enjoys hiking, biking, camping, rafting, kayaking, and visiting Colorado’s many beautiful state and national parks.
Representative Saine serves on the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee, the Legislative Audit Committee, and the Legislative Council.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2906
Firestone, Frederick, Dacono - House District 63
House Republican Caucus Chair Lori Saine
Capitol: 200 E. Colfax Ave. Room 217
Capitol Office: 303-866-2935
Douglas and Teller Counties - House District 39
Representative Mark Baisley
Representative Perry Buck attended Greeley West High School where she earned nine letters in track, swimming, tennis and basketball. In 1984, she graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California with a degree in English. Representative Buck also did graduate work in accounting at Ft. Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Representative Buck was an insurance agent with New York Life until she suspended her insurance business to run for office. Prior to starting her insurance business, Representative Buck was the president and CEO of Northern Colorado Event Planning, LLC.
In 1999, Representative Buck was appointed by Governor Owens as the Northeast Business Development Representative for the Colorado Office of Economic Development. She helped facilitate economic development in the rural communities of Northeastern Colorado.
Representative Buck served two years as Secretary for the Colorado Republican Party and then four years as the Vice-Chair of the Colorado Republican Party. Prior to those positions, she was the Weld County GOP Chair. Representative Buck was first elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2010, in Weld County for County Council at-Large.
In October of 2011, Representative Buck was elected President of the Colorado Federation of Republican Women. She also currently serves as 1st VP for the Greeley Republican Women and Secretary for the Colorado Republican Party.
Representative Buck is and has been involved in many civic organizations, including Rotary, United Way of Weld County, Weld County Partners, Senior Resource Services, Habitat for Humanity, Board of Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, Greeley Chamber of Commerce, Progressive 15 and the Weld County Republican Party. She attends the Greeley Wesleyan Church.
Representative Buck is married to Ken Buck, the current member of the US House of Representatives for Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. She has two step children, Cody, a graduate of West Point Academy and Kaitlin, a graduate of Clemson University in South Carolina. The Bucks live in Windsor, Colorado and enjoy gardening, sports and reading and fighting for Republican principles.
Representative Buck serves on the House Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources Committee and the House Transportation and Energy Committee.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2907
Windsor - House District 49
House Republican Whip Perry Buck
Representative Susan Beckman has lived in Littleton for over 30 years. She comes to the Legislature as a seasoned executive with extensive experience in finance, contract management, emergency management and information technology. She also has been an Arapahoe County elected official.
Representative Beckman served as an Office Director in the Colorado Department of Human Services. She oversaw facilities management and construction projects for 285 state owned and operated buildings across the State of Colorado. She was responsible for human resources for an organization of over 5,000 employees, many of them direct care and health care professionals.
Representative Beckman is committed to values of limited government, low taxes, and accountability to the citizens. She was an effective and respected Arapahoe County Commissioner from 2001-2013. In that role, she championed many transportation projects and leveraged funding from federal, state and local sources for congested intersections in the region such as; C-470 and Santa Fe, Arapahoe Road and I-25, and South Parker Road and Arapahoe Road.
Representative Beckman is married to the Mayor of Littleton, Bruce Beckman. He is a retired Army active duty and Colorado Army National Guard veteran, and a retired Littleton Police Officer. Their children, Jesse and Mallory, are recent graduates of Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Both parents are proud to see them successful and gainfully employed.
Representative Beckman serves on the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee, the House Finance Committee and the House Appropriations Committee.
Capitol Phone: 303-866- 2953
Littleton - House District 38
Representative Susan Beckman
Capitol Phone: 303-866-5510
House District 56
Representative Rod Bockenfeld
Representative Carver served in the military for 29 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. Representative Carver previously worked as a Congressional Legislative Aide for several years in Washington, DC.
Representative Carver serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Transportation and Energy Committee.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2191
Colorado Springs - House District 20
Representative Terri Carver
Marc Catlin is a native of Montrose, CO who was raised by a row crop farmer and a farm wife, and is currently involved with the endeavors of the Catlin family farm. He currently is serving on the Colorado River District Board of Directors as the representative for Montrose County. His most recent work was as the Water Rights Development Coordinator for Montrose County where he worked to identify and protect water rights within the county. Marc served in management of the Uncompahgre Valley Water User’s Association, the largest irrigation company on the western slope of Colorado, from 1996 until 2011. Each Saturday, Marc is the host of the local talk-radio show on AM KUBC known as “Diversions”, which deals with issues regarding water, agriculture, and business on the western slope.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2191
Montrose - House District 58
Representative Marc Catlin
Capitol: 200 East Colfax Ave.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2924
Monument - House District 19
Representative Tim Geitner
Representative Stephen Humphrey is a military veteran and former police officer who, prior to taking office, worked as a mental health counselor for the Sheriff’s Office in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He provided substance abuse evaluations and referral services to inmates who needed to overcome their addictions in order to stay out of jail and lead productive lives. Rep. Humphrey is a marriage counselor who knows first-hand the stresses that Weld County families face in our culture and tough economy. He is a member of a local church in Eaton and worships there with his wife, Christine, and nine year old son, David.
Rep. Humphrey and his wife have been married for 20 years and enjoy living in the town of Ault, Colorado. The Humphrey family enjoys taking advantage of Colorado’s natural beauty, setting aside time for hiking, biking, camping, fishing, canoeing, and snow shoeing.
Rep. Humphrey is the ranking member on the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee and also serves on the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee.
Representative Lois Landgraf was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012 and currently serves as the House Minority Caucus Chair. She was born in San Diego, CA into a Navy family and married an Army officer, Jim. Until his retirement her home shifted frequently. After 18 years in Seattle they settled in Colorado in 2002. She graduated from the University of Maryland summa cum laude and earned her MBA from the University of Washington while raising 5 children and traveling extensively in Europe and Central America.
While stationed in Germany for 6 ½ years she organized and supervised the local Community Red Cross volunteers and originated a foster care program through the German courts system so that American children would receive court directed foster care from American families. Representative Landgraf continued to serve her community holding a position on Fountain’s Economic Development Committee and Fountain’s City Council. She started and organized the “Bark in the Park” to help raise funds for Fountain’s K-9 unit. As a Republican she served as secretary for the El Paso County GOP, chairman of HD 19 and El Paso county volunteer coordinator for President Bush’s 2004 campaign.
Representative Landgraf is the ranking member on the House Public Health and Human Services Committee and serves on the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee, Health Exchange Oversight Committee and the Regional Center Task Force.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2946
Colorado Springs - House District 21
Representative Lois Landgraf
Representative Kimmi Lewis grew up on a cattle ranch located in Las Animas and Bent counties in southeastern Colorado. Representative Lewis attended a small rural school in Kim where she competed in sports and was very involved with 4-H and FFA while helping with the ranch work. After graduating from Kim High School, Representative attended Trinidad State Junior College on a basketball scholarship. She married Dave Lewis, her high school sweetheart, from Branson, Colorado. They owned and operated Dave Lewis Trucking, a cattle and feed hauling business while raising six children.
In 1992 Representative Lewis and Dave purchased the ranch from her father which they operated along with their trucking business. After losing Dave in a battle with leukemia, Representative Lewis has continued to own and operate Muddy Valley Ranch, raising USA beef.
Representative Lewis has been a lifelong Republican holding every office except treasurer in the Las Animas County Republican Party plus serving as President of the Trinidad/Las Animas County Republican Women’s Club.
Representative Lewis has devoted substantial time and money advocating for agriculture and private property rights. Her efforts have been recognized numerous times including:
• 2007: La Junta Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Award, recognizing her efforts to prevent the expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site.
• 2009: Southern Colorado Livestock Association Cattle Woman of the Year, for her “dedication and lifetime commitment to our industry, community and our country.”
• 2016: American Agri-Women LEAVEN Award (LEAVEN = Loyalty, Enthusiasm, Anticipatory, Valiant, Effectiveness and Nurturing).
Representative Lewis serves on the Colorado House Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources Committee and the Colorado House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2398
Kim - House District 64
Representative Kimmi Lewis
Representative Larry Liston is a returning legislator, having served in the State House from 2005 to 2012. In his previous service, Representative Liston served on the House State, Veteran and Military Affairs Committee, the House Local Government and the House Business and Labor Committee. Representative Liston served on the House Business Committee through all four terms, which included two years as the chairman while in the majority and four years as the ranking member while in the minority. While in office, he received many honors from various organizations, including “Legislator of the Year” by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce.
Representative Liston has lived in House District 16 for 50 years and is well known throughout the Colorado Springs community. He had a distinguished career with the Royal Bank of Canada for 31 years, before retiring in 2008 as First Vice President of Investments. He is an Eagle Scout and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs. He has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross and is an active member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Colorado Springs.
Representative Liston has been married to his lovely wife Mary Ann for 37 years. Their daughter, Katarina Liston-Schutt, lives in Michigan with her husband Chris and daughter Carter. In his spare time, Representative Liston plays golf, tennis and enjoys his cabin in Cuchara, Colorado.
Colorado Springs - House District 16
Representative Larry Liston
Hugh McKean has served on the New Vision Charter School Board as well as on the Thompson School District Master Planning Board, and has been serving the citizens of Ward Three in Loveland for the last seven years. In his time on the Loveland City Council, Hugh has been instrumental in the work of the Larimer County Open Lands Board, the Northern Colorado Regional Airport Commission, the Loveland Open Lands Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, Police Citizen’s Advisory Board, and Economic Development Subcommittee. He has been a strong advocate for redevelopment of the former Hewlett Packard site and is a charter member of the Northern Colorado Airport Commission.
Loveland - House District 51
Representative Hugh McKean
Capitol Phone: 303-866-3706
Fort Morgan - House District 65
Representative Rod Pelton
Representative Kim Ransom has been involved in politics since 1984. She has been a part of grassroots efforts such as phoning and walking, fundraising, county chair for both primary and general election seasons, and recruiting volunteers. She has been active in the Douglas County GOP since 1990 where she has been elected to multiple positions for the county party, including precinct committeeperson, district captain, secretary, and bonus member to State, Congressional (4th, 5th, and 6th) and Judicial assemblies. Delegate to county, state, national, congressional and judicial assemblies/conventions, as well as state senate and house districts. She currently serves as a Vice Chair for Colorado’s 4th Congressional District.
Aside from her political activities, Representative Ransom has also served on the Douglas County Planning Commission. She served 2 terms, holding the offices of Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary. While she served on the planning commission, she attended hearings after researching land use proposals prepared by the county planning department.
She has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from California State University, Long Beach, a BA in Communication Studies from California State University, Sacramento and a BS in Business Administration (emphasis in Marketing) from California State University, Sacramento.
For the last 28 years, Kim has lived in Douglas County where she raised four children.
Representative Ransom serves on the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Committee, the House Local Government Committee, and the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-2933
Douglas County - House District 44
Representative Kim Ransom
Capitol: 200 East Colfax Ave.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-3068
Grand Junction - House District 55
Representative Janice Rich
Capitol: 200 East Colfax Ave.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-3068
Colorado Springs - House District 14
Representative Shane Sandridge
Rep. Matt Soper is a fourth generation Western Colorado native. He was born and raised in Delta, graduating from Delta High School, where he was student-body president.
Rep. Soper picked Olathe Sweet Corn to pay his way through Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University), where he earned a B.A. in political science. Soper served two terms on the college’s board of trustees and earned the prestigious Wayne Aspinall Award.
In 2005, Rep. Soper served as a legislative aide to State Senators Ron Teck (Mesa County) and Jack Taylor (Routt County), and later worked for State Treasurer Mark Hillman.
Rep. Soper earned his LL.B. in law and LL.M. in public international law from the University of Edinburgh School of Law, and another LL.M., in intellectual property law, from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.
Rep. Soper is active in his communities, having served on town council, been appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to the Seventh Judicial Nominating Commission, an active volunteer at the Abraham Connection Homeless Shelter, a trustee on the Delta County Museum Board, and former chairman of the Historic Preservation Board. Soper is active in his church and is the first known Seventh-day Adventist to serve in the Colorado General Assembly.
Rep. Soper is engaged and he and his fiancée enjoy gardening and traveling. Soper is an avid tennis player, swimmer, hunter, and skier. Rep. Soper is a professional researcher and writer.
Rep. Soper serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Health & Insurance Committee as well as the Committee on Legal Services.
Capitol: 200 East Colfax Ave.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-3068
Delta and Mesa Counties - House District 54
Representative Matt Soper
Representative Williams grew up in a military family where hard work and sacrifice were taught. It is here that he learned the importance of our country and its impact on the world. A deep commitment to faith, patriotism, and civic duty are the cornerstones of his upbringing, as well as continual sources of strength and guidance.
Representative Williams met his wife, Emily, his senior year of high school. They dated during their early years of college and married shortly after. They are expecting their first child in December of 2016.
He has served in several leadership roles in both small business and local politics.
Representative Williams currently serves as Vice-President of Logistics for a manufacturing support services company where he helps bring businesses together to find tailored solutions for their customers.
From 2011-2013, Representative Williams served as Vice-Chairman of the El Paso County Republican Party. While serving, he showed a steadfast commitment to the cause of liberty and freedom. Dave believes we need to encourage and hold accountable our elected representatives to support such principles.
Representative Williams is dedicated to upholding conservative Republican principles by fighting illegal immigration, encouraging free markets, protecting unborn life, securing religious liberty, strengthening our Taxpayer Bill of Rights, and repealing laws that violate our freedom.
As House District 15’s first Hispanic representative, Representative Williams will provide new energy and enthusiasm that will help strengthen his community and our state. Representative Williams is committed to working with the grassroots to further the cause of liberty and ensure that freedom is passed on from one generation to the next.
Capitol: 200 East Colfax Ave.
Capitol Phone: 303-866-3068
Colorado Springs - House District 15
Representative Dave Williams
Representative James Wilson grew up on a wheat and cattle farm, which he later operated, nine miles east of Kiowa, Kansas. He attended a two-room country school in Corwin, Kansas, through the 8th grade. Before his election to Colorado’s 69th General Assembly, Representative Wilson spent 40 years as an educator, coach, athletic director, counselor, principal and superintendent of schools on the Western Slope, Front Range and the Central Mountains of Colorado. He spent the first 24 years of his educational career in the state of Kansas.
Representative Wilson created the Demont Award to recognize small school administrators who have “left it better than they found it.” He currently serves as the American Association of School Administrators’ National Consultant for Rural and Small Schools. Representative Wilson is an active member of the Salida Rotary Club.
Representative Wilson has also served as president of the Kansas School Counselors Association, the Kansas City Public Television Consortium, the Salida Rotary Club, the Colorado School Superintendents organization and the Colorado Association of School Executives. In 2012, he was inducted into his alma mater’s education Hall of Fame.
Representative Wilson is an Elder in his church and teaches adult Bible classes. He and his wife, Kristi, have been married 34 years and have 4 daughters, 2 sons-in-law and 4 grandchildren, with a fifth on the way.