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, Data Oversight and Analysis

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


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


Michael Hodge, Operations Coordinator ext. 230

"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog" - Mark Twain

Focus areas: Human Resources, Finance, Daily Operations

Education: BA in Business Management from Benedictine College

Outside of work: Michael can be found playing golf, hanging with friends, making and trying new spicy salsa, or catching up on some of the latest shows on Netflix


Jonas Pilius, Program Coordinator 

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


Rachael Higginson, Reporting and Development Coordinator

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

Focus area: Reporting Process, Analysis, and Development; Revalidation

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.


The Consortium is an equal opportunity employer.