Contact Information

Stacy Sorsdal Volunteer Support Technician 12200 E. Briarwood Ave Ste. 160
Centennial CO 80112
720-250-1176
stacey.m.sorsdal.ctr@mail.mil

Lance Christensen Program Support Specialist 12200 E. Briarwood Ave Ste 160
Centennial CO 80112
720-250-1431

Colorado

Committee Leadership

Mr. Darrell Williamson State Chair Mr. Bert Valencia Area Chair Cortez
Mr. Joseph Ely State Vice Chair Mr. Dick Wilson Area Chair Denver
Mr. Tom Ivory Military Outreach Director Mr. Lou Brackett Area Chair Grand Junction
Mr. John Schutt Deputy Military Outreach Director Mr. Darell Zimbelman Area Chair Larimer/Weld
Mr. Rick White Employer Outreach Director Ms. Emily Smith Area Chair Montrose
Mr. Martin Cobb Ombudsman Director Mr. Rich Parr Deputy Area Chair Montrose
Mr. Aaron Lechner Deputy Ombudsman Director Mr. Harry Vogel Area Chair Pueblo
Mr. Lynn Albi Training Director Mr. Jim Stanko Area Chair Steamboat
Ms. Suzanne Hill Volunteer Coordinator
Mr. Brian Bartony Bosslift Chair
Mr. Mark Lilevjen Awards Commitee Chair
Mr. Rob Brazell Area Chair Boulder
Ms. Julia Belmont Area Chair Colorado Springs
Ms. Shirley Martinez  Deputy Area Chair Colorado Springs   

Colorado Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (COESGR) is a Department of Defense office, led and operated by dedicated volunteers and staff whose mission is to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of USERRA, resolving conflicts through mediation and developing initiatives to increase employment opportunities for military service members and veterans. This dedicated field committee numbers a continuing growing cadre of well over 184 volunteers reaching out to employers and military service members in nine different functional areas such as Employer and Military Outreach, Public Affairs, Ombudsmen, Training, and Special Programs throughout the State and for many, serving in more than one functional area.

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November 30, 20182019 FREEDOM AWARD NOMINATION SEASON CLOSES SOON
WASHINGTON – It’s time to break the internet with accolades and kudos for the most supportive employer out there!  Only thirty-one days remain to nominate your employer for the 2019 Freedom Award! Learn More.
October 02, 2018FREEDOM AWARD NOMINATION SEASON NOW OPEN
WASHINGTON – Do you have a story to tell about how exceptional your employer’s support is to Guard and Reserve service members?  If your employer goes above and beyond in their support for Guardsmen or Reservists, nominate them for the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award! Learn More.
August 20, 2018PRESIDENT PROCLAIMS NATIONAL EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE WEEK
WASHINGTONPresident Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 19 – 25, as National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week. The week recognizes the important contributions employers continue to make supporting the military service of their National Guard and Reserve employees. Learn More.

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