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, Grant and Program Development and Support, 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


Elizabeth Suhler, Operations Coordinator

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page." - Saint Augustine

Focus areas: Finance, IT Support, and Human Resources

Education: B.A. Economics and Psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder

Outside of work: Elizabeth enjoys traveling the world, hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, skiing, camping and taking her dog on adventures.


Jesse Porquis, Program Coordinator



Jacob Feinauer, Project Coordinator 

"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity" - Douglas Adams

Focus areas: Finance, IT Support, and Human Resources

Education: B.S. Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Outside of work: Jacob can be found cooking, playing games, watching sports, designing and building furniture, attending matinées in empty theaters, and reading unusual fiction


Jason Ambrose, Project Coordinator 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.


Jonas Pilius, Program Specialist 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: seeing live music, skiing, playing outside, cooking (and eating!), and hanging out with my lovely family, friends and pets


Kayla Artino, Lead Data Entry Specialist

"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 Entry 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! 


Sarah Reeve, Data & Reports Specialist

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less” – Marie Curie

Focus area: Data Analysis, Quality Assurance, and Submissions

Education: Bachelors of Arts in mathematics & minor in history from Colorado College

Outside of work: Baking, borrowing other people’s dogs, board games, and consuming inordinate amounts of coffee




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.