About CDOT

Shannon Gifford

Counties Representing: Denver County

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Commissioner Shannon Gifford was appointed to the Commission in July 2013, and represents District 1, which encompasses Denver.

Gifford is currently president of Denver-based Helios Associates, a business and financial consulting firm. She has worked for the past two and a half decades as an independent consultant, principally in the real estate industry.

Shannon is a past member of Denver's planning board, and the boards of Colorado Humanities, the Colorado Film Society, and the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association, for which she served as president. She co-chaired the Union Station Advisory Committee. She currently serves on the board of the Colorado chapter of the Nature Conservancy.