Scholarship Program

To assist members in furthering their risk management education, the following scholarship awards will be available for 2015: 


2015 Award Winners:
Congratulations to the following 2015 award recipients:

Applications will be reviewed biannually and awarded prior to the conference date. Scholarships will be limited to one recipient per CIRSA member entity each calendar year.

Four scholarships in the amount of $1,500 were awarded to members planning to attend the Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks (CMCA Institute & Academy):

  • Michelle Hamilton, Town Clerk, Town of Silverton

  • Patricia Leyva, Deputy City Clerk, City of Brighton

  • Kelly Lotrich, Town Clerk, Town of Fowler

  • Jeff Phillips, Town Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Collbran

Three scholarships in the amount of $500 were awarded to members attending in-state conferences:

  • Sherri Dugdale, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Durango attended the Colorado City & County Management Association (CCCMA)

  • Lisa Rea, Treasurer, Town of Ignacio will be attending the Colorado Government Finance Officers Association (CGFOA)

  • Suze Kanack, Town Clerk, Town of Walden will be attending the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Conference