WESTERN STATES DIRECTOR
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Chris Markuson is BlueGreen Alliance’s Western States Director. He leads the program and policy work of BGA’s western states team. He is based in Denver, Colorado.
Chris has more than twenty-five years of experience in local government and the private sector. Before joining BlueGreen Alliance, he served as Director of Economic Development, GIS and Energy for Pueblo County, Colorado. Here, Chris was responsible for growing the economy, implementing systemic intelligent decision-making through the use of GIS technology, and leading community energy regulatory and policy efforts.
Chris has been recognized by the Orton Family Foundation and Esri for his innovative work. Chris believes strongly in principles of community collaboration, sustainability, and human-centered economic development that cultivate healthy communities and environmentally friendly land use.