District 2: Don Stanton

Counties Representing: District 2 (Jefferson County and a portion of Broomfield County)

Don Stanton is the 2022-2023 Chair for the Transportation Commission. He lives in Arvada and represents District 2. Commissioner Stanton chairs the Innovative Mobility Committee and serves on the High-Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) Board.

Don is a retired naval officer who led maintenance and safety departments, flew for airlines, and was vice chair of a pilots’ government affairs committee. He served as Deputy Assistant
Secretary of Defense for Transportation Policy and as aviation advisor to the Secretary of Transportation.  

Don is a Political Science lecturer for the University of Colorado-Denver, teaches courses for senior citizens at OLLI, and volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol and Vietnam Veterans of America.