Dawn Mullally is the Director of Air Quality and Transportation for the American Lung Association in Colorado. She has ten years’ experience in transit and was part of the team that developed the first rural bus rapid transit system in the U.S. She also has spent a decade in government doing work for the U.S. Forest Service; and in education, teaching at Colorado Mountain College. Dawn received her B.S. in Anthropology with Environmental Science emphasis at Oregon State University and her Masters in Environmental Law and Policy at Vermont Law School. Born and raised in Detroit, her goal is to help advocate for human health and the environment through smart transportation and regulation here in the beautiful state of Colorado.
Director of Air Quality and Transportation
Janna Lindsay West-Heiss
Janna West-Heiss is the Denver Clean Cities Program Manager, and she is responsible for many of the day-to-day operations of the coalition. Janna runs programs and projects that displace petroleum and increase usage of alternative fuels in the transportation sector through collaboration with the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition (DMCCC) advisory board, stakeholders, and funders . Janna received her B.S. in Natural Resources, Environmental Communication from Colorado State University and is currently pursuing her MBA in Managing for Sustainability at CU Denver.
Janna’s interest in working towards a cleaner, healthier planet aligns with the American Lung Association’s mission and the Clean Cities program. She has relevant experience expanding zero waste policy and renewable energy with Eco-Cycle, the City of Boulder, and the Colorado Renewable Energy Society. She has also gained corporate culture experience as an event coordinator at Sustainable Brands in San Francisco. Janna looks forward to using her background in program management, communication, and business outreach to improve local air quality as the Denver Clean Cities Coordinator.
Denver Clean Cities Manager
Anna Guida is the Communications and Program Assistant for the American Lung Association. Anna spends about 15% of her time on DMCCC work, focusing primarily on social media strategy and outreach for the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition. She also assists with additional tasks as needed.
Guida is a recent Colorado transplant having moved to Denver after graduating from Boise State University with a BS in Social Science with emphases in Anthropology and Sociology in May, 2016. Anna worked for two years in the Health and Wellness department at Boise State University, promoting health education and resources to her fellow students. After completing her undergraduate degree, and internship with the American Lung Association in Idaho, she joined the American Lung Association in Colorado as the Communications and Program Assistant. She has been working for ALAC for three months and is very grateful for the opportunity to share the great work done at ALAC with the community!
Communications and Program Assistant