Welcome to the Patient Navigator, Colorado Community Health Worker & Promotor de Salud Alliance


The Alliance promotes policies, programs, and partnerships that: reduce and eliminate barriers to quality health care both within health systems and the community; reduce disparities in health outcomes; and foster ongoing health equity. The Alliance believes that every Coloradan has an equal opportunity to obtain healthcare that personally addresses their medical, mental, emotional, social determinants, and spiritual health needs. 


The PN CHW and PdS Steering Committee (SC) has eight open spots for new membership to help lead the Alliance.  We are thrilled to have excellent nominations.  Please cast your votes in the 'ballot' below (please see the link). 


Below is the list of current SC Members. Our goal is to create diverse, statewide representation with a broad base of expertise to help drive ahead PN CHW and PdS sustainability.  Please vote by April 21, if you have questions about the ballot or the process-please contact


 Thank you to Krista Beckwith, Sharon Adams, Kristin Paulson, Janet Steinkamp, Greta Klinger and Charlie Smith for your time in serving on the Steering Committee.  A special thank you to Krystal Morwood and Sarony Young as two of the longest serving and founding members of the Alliance, thank you for your commitment and continued support of the work.

2017 SC Members

Name Institution Focus
Andrea (Andi) Dwyer Colorado School of Public Health Statewide
Beth Neuhalfen Denver Health Medical Center Denver
Michael Sanchez Denver Health Patient Navigator Denver
Fernando Pineda Crea Results Northwestern Denver Metro
Amy Gallagher Mind Spring Health

Western Slope Colorado

Pat Uris Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Statewide
Linda Burhanssipanov Native American Cancer Initiatives National Tribal
Chris Armijo Facilitator  



We are always looking for new members and partners so please contact us if you would like to be a part of this community alliance


"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." - Henry Ford

To become an Alliance member please go to this link and let us know you are interested in participating -
Upcoming all-member quarterly meetings will take place in the afternoon on the following dates:
Thursday, July 6
Thursday, October 5
For this version of the Charter, please share your Comments and thoughts (see attached Charter)
Attachments - PN CHW PdS Alliance Charter


CHWPNPdSAllianceCharter.pdf175.34 KB