Application for Legislative Commission for Karen J Hancock

Contact Information

Full Name

Karen J Hancock

Other Names

Party Affiliation



Principal Planner, City of Aurora, Colorado

Educational Background

B.S. Geography & Earth Science, minor Geology 1984 Eastern Illinois University

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Professional Background

I work for the City of Aurora and serve the community, city management and Elected on a variety of special projects. I do get requests to research issues that span the partisan spectrum.

Past Political Activity

I have not donated money or time to a campaign.

List of Political and Civic Organizations belonged to

Colorado Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee (current); State of Colorado Pollution Prevention Advisory Board (2010-2016), East Colfax Neighborhood Association (not current), American Planning Association & Colorado Chapter


I have a background in geography, using data and metrics to support good decision-making and serving internal and external customers with a wide variety of perspectives.

Statement on Working with Consensus

I will commit to listening with an open mind to all perspectives and working with all members to come together to meet the objectives and goals of the task. I will always treat others respectfully and fairly, regardless of whether I agree with their perspective. I will seek opportunities to move disparate views toward the common goal.

Relevant Analytic Skills for Commission

Hopefully, we will start with a set of rules to get the task started. The legislation provides the desired outcome. I will work with the team to assure that the steps we take to evaluate the data work toward the goals, objectives and a responsive final outcome.


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