Improving student health together
Consortium Staff


Staff Members            Employment Information

Kim Erickson, Executive Director  ext. 231

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller

Focus area: Oversees the operations of the organization, formulates policies and planning recommendations to the Board of Directors, advocates and promotes the organization's mission, interface between Board and staff and looks to the future for change opportunities to improve children’s health

Education: MS and BS in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin-Stout

Outside of work: Live music of all genres, women’s basketball, cross country scooter trips and crafting with our granddaughters


Karolyn Tregembo, Program Director

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“You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity; our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.” - Marie Curie

Focus Areas: Outreach and Advocacy, Program and Grant Development and Implementation, Training Oversight and Facilitation

Outside of work: Karolyn can be found dancing, reading, writing, volunteering and forever exploring what the world has to offer


Taina Saltysiak, Data Manager ext. 235

Quote: "Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore

Focus Areas: EzEdMed, Eligibility, Revalidation

Education: Bachelors of Arts Psychology and Biology University of Denver

Outside of work: Taina can be found crafting up a storm, especially on costumes for Denver Comic Con each year


Nicole Flores, Operations Coordinator ext. 230

“Grace will take you places hustling can’t.”  - Brené Brown

Focus areas: Human Resources, Finance, Daily Operations

Education: BA, Government from the University of Texas at Austin

Outside of work: Advocating for children, traveling, hiking with her dog, and watching scary movies!


Jason Ambrose, Program Manager ext. 226

"To invent your own life's meaning is not easy, but it's still allowed, and I think you'll be happier for the trouble." - Bill Watterson

Focus areas: Outreach and enrollment, streamlining technology, and district engagement

Education: BA in History from the University of California Berkeley

Outside of work: Jason can be found reading books intended for a younger audience, baking (and eating) apple pie, and negotiating a friendship between his cat and aggressively friendly puppy.


Jesse Porquis, Program Coordinator ext. 223

"Follow your bliss and the Universe will open doors where there were only walls." - Joseph Campbell 

Focus areas: Direct support for SHS Program & Training for ezEdMed, Personal Care, Nursing, & Transportation

Education: MA International Political Economy from the University of Denver, BA International Relations from the University of Denver

Outside of work: Jesse enjoys going to concerts, finding a good spot to read a book, and cooking; which hopefully more people than his mother enjoy.


Jonas Pilius, Program Coordinator ext. 221

Quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” - Dr. Seuss

Focus areas: Training, Data Collection and Reporting, and Customer Service
Education: BA Anthropology from the University of Colorado Boulder

Outside of work: Live music, skiing, playing outside, cooking (and eating!), and hanging out with my lovely family, friends and pets


Kayla Artino, Data Coordinator

"Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't"- Bill Nye (the science guy) 

Focus area: Data entry process development, process codification, data analysis

Education: BA Psychology and Sociology from the University of Colorado Boulder 

Outside of work: Enjoys travelling the world, playing and watching sports, an occasional hike, and food 


Rachael Higginson, Data & Reports Specialist

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." -Gandalf (J.R.R. Tolkien)

Focus area: Data entry, process codification, data analysis

Education: BA English Literature & Education Minor from UC Santa Cruz 

Outside of work: Enjoys adventure, the outdoors (hiking, camping, backpacking), eating delicious food, cooking (preferably delicious food), spending time with loved ones, and travelling! 


Chris Davis, Data & Reports Specialist

"Stay hungry, stay foolish" - Steve Jobs

Focus area: Data entry, process codification, data analysis

Education: Metropolitan State University

Outside of work: Father first, up for anything sports related, enjoys reading physiology and philosophy!




Open positions are posted on the Colorado Nonprofit Association job board.


The Colorado School Medicaid Consortium (The Consortium) does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.


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