Our Team

Board of Directors

E-470’s Board of Directors consists of eight voting member jurisdictions: Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties and the municipalities of Aurora, Brighton, Commerce City, Thornton and Parker. Affiliate, non-voting members include: Arvada, Greeley and Lone Tree, City and County of Broomfield and Weld County. Ex-officio members of the board are: Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) and the Regional Transportation District (RTD).

After serving honorably in the United States Navy, Commissioner Tedesco honed his craft as a Master Mechanic for 23 years. He is a member of the United Steelworkers Union and was elected president of United Steelworkers in 2005, a title proudly held until 2013.

Commissioner Tedesco has be...

Read Full Bio

Chaz Tedesco

Board Chair and Commissioner

Adams County

Roger A. Partridge currently serves as the 2020 Chair of the Board of County Commissioners. Mr. Partridge was elected Douglas County Commissioner, District II, in November 2012 and began serving his first term in January 2013. He was re-elected in November 2016 for an additional four years.
Read Full Bio

Roger Partridge

Board Vice Chair and Commissioner

Douglas County

Council Member John Diak is involved in a variety of community activities and organizations including the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club, Financial Coaching Ministry at Southeast Christian Church, E-470 Safety Foundation and the Stay Alive on Highway 83 program. In addition, he has donated professi...

Read Full Bio

John Diak

Board Secretary and Council Member

Town of Parker

Profession: Retired

Council Policy Committees: Chair, Planning and Economic Development; Vice Chair, Housing, Neighborhood Services & Redevelopment; Member, Water

Community/Intergovernmental: Board Member, Aurora Economic Development Council; Board Member, Cherry Creek Basin Wa...

Read Full Bio

Françoise Bergan

Board Treasurer and Council Member

City of Aurora

Bill Holen is serving his second full term as County Commissioner representing District 5, which includes the City of Glendale and portions of the City of Aurora. He is serving as Chair Pro Tem in 2020.

Commissioner Holen goal as Commissioner is to ensure the County’s fiscal situation is ...

Read Full Bio

Bill Holen

Commissioner

Arapahoe County

Mayor Pro Tem Johnston currently serves on: Airport Coordinating Committee, Colorado Municipal League Policy Board, E-470 Public Highway Authority Board of Directors and Lochbuie Sewer Board.

Read Full Bio

Matt Johnston

Mayor Pro Tem

Brighton

Councilman Hurst and his family have resided in Commerce City for more than three years and he is currently a program manager for the Colorado Department of Transportation. He has been active on the Buckley Ranch Metro District board and also recently completed the pilot program of Commerce City's C...

Read Full Bio

Craig Hurst

Council Member

Commerce City

Jessica Sandgren is a Colorado native who has lived in Thornton since 2003 with her husband and two daughters. She has a passion for teaching and as a K-12 licensed educator, she taught science for more than a decade. She was awarded numerous Science and STEM related grants for her students, and was...

Read Full Bio

Jessica Sandgren

Mayor Pro Tem

City of Thornton

The E-470 Board of Directors also has eight non-voting members: the cities of Arvada, Greeley and Lone Tree, the City and County of Broomfield, and Weld County; and three agencies – the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Denver Regional Council of Governments, and the Regional Transportation District. Each of the jurisdictions/agencies selects its own appointee and alternate to serve on the board of directors. Appointments are made annually.

Senior Staff

Learn more about E-470’s leadership.

Tim’s career includes over 37 years in the construction, engineering, and maintenance industry of which over 34 years was in the tolling industry with both the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) and E-470 Public Highway Authority (E-470 PHA). Prior to working in the tolling industry, he owned and ma...

Read Full Bio

Timothy E. “Tim” Stewart

Executive Director

Jessica Carson began her career with E-470 in 2007 as the Operations Coordinator, and is now the Director of Operations. Carson leads the E-470 Operations team, which is responsible for tolling services, customer service, roadside assistance, image processing, incident management, email marketing e...

Read Full Bio

Jessica Carson

Director of Operations

Mr. Thomson became the Authority’s Director of Engineering and Roadway Maintenance in February 2012. He previously served as Construction Manager since 2003 when he oversaw the E-470/I-70 Interchange project, Segment I widening and the new interchanges at Chambers Road and Jamaica Street.

...

Read Full Bio

​Neil Thomson

Director of Engineering and Roadway Maintenance

Mr. Smith has over 25 years of experience leading technical teams, steering strategy and vision through effective management of IT, budgeting, cost control, change management and product of development initiatives. He joined the Authority in September 2018, leading the IT team including security, p...

Read Full Bio

Ken Smith

Director of Information Technology

Mr. Myers became the Authority's Director of Finance in 2016, and previously served as the Director of Tolling Services/Deputy Director of Finance. As the Authority's Director of Finance, Mr. Myers is responsible for overseeing all accounting, finance, treasury, debt and cash management, audit, budg...

Read Full Bio

Jason Myers

Director of Finance

The E-470 Board of Directors also has eight non-voting members: the cities of Arvada, Greeley and Lone Tree, the City and County of Broomfield, and Weld County; and three agencies – the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Denver Regional Council of Governments, and the Regional Transportation District. Each of the jurisdictions/agencies selects its own appointee and alternate to serve on the board of directors. Appointments are made annually.

Related Information

Our Commitment

Learn More

Sustainability

Learn More

About Us

Learn More