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 Coordinator, 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 Coordinator
Britt has been with the American Lung Association in Colorado since 2013 and has worked in multiple departments. She began as a volunteer, who was drawn to the organization due to her affinity for the mission. After several months of volunteering, Britt became the Special Events Intern for the summer of 2014 where she aided in the implementation and execution of the Country Club Classic fundraising event. She was then hired on as the Accounting Assistant in August of 2014, and was happy to support the ALAC through her new capacity in the finance division. As of February 2014, Britt moved to the air quality department where she began as a programs assistant before being promoted to Air Quality Program Coordinator, where she is responsible for coordinating the CASEO and Skip the Trip programs. She recently attained her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services with a concentration in Nonprofit Studies, and in her free time, enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and broomball.
Air Quality Program Coordinator
Brandon Swanzer is the summer intern for the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition. A senior at The Ohio State University, Brandon is majoring in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability. Prior to this summer, Brandon gained experience interning with the Sierra Club and Polar Bears International, which he is excited to apply to the Clean Cities mission!
Brandon believes that sustainable urban development is crucial for our future, which is what drew him to the Clean Cities program. His ultimate goal is to be instrumental in creating a framework for cities to continue growth while maintaining the resources we have for future generations. In his free time, you can usually find Brandon on a hike or at a sports game!
Clean Cities Intern