Heather Frenz is a skilled non-profit coalition leader that effectively changes programs and policies. She has promoted policy initiatives that support behavioral health, public health, and child outcomes throughout the state of Colorado. As the Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado, she advocated for improved health and safety regulations for child care through the Colorado Department of Human Services regulatory process. She has testified before the Colorado Health and Human Services Committee, the Colorado Board of Health, and mobilized key partners to advocate in various capacities.
Heather has been trained by The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to develop evidence based objectives and evaluation measures to create local and state based behavioral change. She has trained community partners to become advocates. She coached Summit County High School students to advocate for improved behavioral health funding for their community through meeting with their United States House of Representative in Washington, D.C. Heather holds a Political Science degree from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.