Our leadership team has been instrumental in the creation and perseverance of Smart Colorado.
Our efforts have been supported by many; including the efforts of countless doctors, educators, law enforcement members, and business leaders throughout Colorado. Most importantly, our many volunteers have contributed by raising awareness and leading the effort to protect the public health and safety of Colorado youth surrounding this issue.


Diane Carlson

Diane has participated in all aspects of the education, policy and regulatory making process, since Smart Colorado formed. Appointed by the Governor, Diane has served on the statew

Gina Carbone

Gina Carbone is a co-founder of Smart Colorado, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting youth from marijuana. Appointed to serve on state and local task force panels, Carb

Henny Lasley

Henny Lasley, a Colorado resident since 1998, is an active board member of Smart Colorado and one of the founding members. Henny dedicates over 60 hours a week assisting in the pol

Advocacy Team

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Allie Cunningham

Cherry Creek High School

Allie Cunningham is a Cherry Creek High School Senior. While still early in her studies, she has developed a particular interest in domestic & foreign public policy & ho