About Us

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Who is PACOG?

The Pueblo Area Council of Governments (PACOG) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of the following member entities:

  • City of Pueblo
  • County of Pueblo
  • Board of Water Works
  • School District No. 60
  • School District No. 70
  • Pueblo West Metropolitan District
  • Colorado City Metropolitan District
  • Salt Creek Sanitation District
  • Town of Boone

The seventeen voting members of PACOG consist of the seven City Council members, three County Commissioners, and one member each from the Water Board, both School Boards, the two Metropolitan Districts, Salt Creek Sanitation District, and the Town of Boone. The Co-Executive Directors of PACOG are the City Manager and County Attorney. The Director of the Pueblo County Department of Planning and Development serves as PACOG's Manager. Among other functions, PACOG serves as an urban transportation planning organization. Both the long-term and short-term transportation plans are acted upon by PACOG and prepared on behalf of PACOG by the City’s Transportation Planning staff.

2017 MEMBERSHIP

PACOG MEMBER REPRESENTING
 
Mr. Ray Aguilera Pueblo City Council
Mr. Lawrence Atencio Pueblo City Council
Mr. Ed Brown Pueblo City Council
Mr. Steve Nawrocki Pueblo City Council
Mr. Chris Nicoll Pueblo City Council
Mr. Robert D. Schilling, Jr. Pueblo City Council
Ms. Lori Winner Pueblo City Council
Mr. Terry Hart Board of County Commissioners
Mr. Sal Pace Board of County Commissioners
Mr. Garrison Ortiz Board of County Commissioners
Mr. Nick Gradisar Pueblo Board of Water Works
Mr. Frank Latino Pueblo City Schools
Mr. Tony Montoya Pueblo School District No. 70
Mr. Terry Kraus Colorado City Metropolitan District
Ms. Judy Leonard Pueblo West Metropolitan District
Mr. Ted Lopez, Sr. Salt Creek Sanitation District
Mr. Robert Ferriter Town of Boone
 
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS (Non-Voting)
 
Mr. William Thiebaut, Jr. Region 10 CDOT Commissioner
Mr. Arnold VanZandt 2020 Commission Chairperson
 
OTHER
 
Mr. Dan Kogovsek PACOG Attorney
Mr. Sam Azad PACOG Co-Executive Director
Mr. Gregory Styduhar PACOG Co-Executive Director
Ms. Joan Armstrong PACOG Manager
Ms. Louella Salazar PACOG Recording Secretary