Club 20 to host Summer Policy Committee meetings in Pagosa Springs


By Brittany Dixon | Club 20

Community leaders from across Western Colorado will gather on July 13 and 14 in Pagosa Springs at the Archuleta County Fairgrounds, 344 U.S. 84, to participate in Club 20’s Summer Policy Committee Meetings. 

During these meetings, Club 20 members and guests will discuss many of the critical issues impacting our region. 

 “We are grateful for the opportunity to have discussions centered around some of the biggest issues impacting our region and have knowledgeable committee chairs and members to help guide our advocacy efforts throughout the state, said Club 20 Executive Director Brittany Dixon. “Club 20 is celebrating 70 years of elevating the voice of western Colorado through the work of our policy committees.” 

Club 20’s Policy Committee meetings are free and open to the public with a small lunch fee of $10. We request all participants to register for planning purposes at Interested participants can also join via Zoom by registering for virtual participation. 

Thursday, July 13 

Welcome remarks: 8-8:15 a.m. 

Federal updates: 8:15-8:45 a.m. 

Telecommunications: 8:45-10:15 a.m. 

Health care: 10:15-11:45 a.m. 

Lunch break: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Education and workforce: 12:30-2 p.m. 

Networking reception: 4-5:30 p.m., the Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership, 80 S. 5th St. 

Friday July 14 

Federal updates: 8:15-8:45 a.m. 

Transportation: 8:45-10:15 a.m. 

Tourism and outdoor recreation: 10:15-11:45 a.m. 

Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Some of the topics to be discussed during this two-day event include agritourism, strategic transportation safety plan, truck safety efforts on Wolf Creek Pass, behavioral health on the Western Slope, rural hospital payor denials, update on education from the former director of the Colorado Department of Education and more.

For more information or to register, please visit