Natalie is a Project Lead and Senior Professional Learning Facilitator. Since joining RMC Health in 2009, she has led national, state, and local grant funded projects. In addition to working on grant-funded projects, Natalie provides professional services on strategic development, training design and development, advocating for school health programs, effective meeting management, and facilitation.
For more than 20 years, Natalie has worked to increase the capacity of schools, school districts, state departments of education and health, and non-governmental organizations to create healthier school environments. Prior to joining RMC Health, Natalie was the Health Coordinator for a Colorado school district. In that role, she implemented a coordinated approach to school health, facilitated the district level school health advisory council, guided the review and revision process for health education and physical education, and managed three school based health centers. Additionally, Natalie advocated for and successfully led a community collaboration to adopt a comprehensive School Wellness Policy.
Natalie has provided professional development for national organizations, state and district-level health and education staff on collaborating to improve student health and achievement. She has presented at multiple national and state-level conferences to increase the capacity of schools, school districts, state departments of education and health, and non-governmental organizations to create healthier environments for children and youth.
Natalie holds a Master Degree in Public Health from the University of Northern Colorado, a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Natalie’s community involvement includes graduation from Leadership Boulder, Vice-President of the Board of Directors for the Summit Community Care Clinic, and volunteering her time at the LOTM Day Services program.