Broomfield Mayor Guyleen Castriotta has been appointed to the State Board of Health, Gov. Jared Polis’ office announced Monday.
The board advises the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment “on all matters relating to public health and determines policies for the department to follow in administering and enforcing the public health laws of the state,” a news release from the governor’s office read.
Castriotta, who was elected mayor of Broomfield in November 2021, is known as an advocate for safety and health, particularly for underserved communities.
“I am honored to represent the city and county of Broomfield and CD7 on the State Board of Health,” Castriotta said in a statement.
“I’ve been involved with Broomfield’s Health and Human Services Advisory Committee since I was first elected in 2017. Since that time, I’ve had the great privilege to help shape Broomfield’s mental health improvement plans as well as enact more protective policies to insure the environmental health and safety of our residents. I look forward to collaborating with the State’s public health leaders to help address these issues of statewide concern.”
Castriotta has also served on the Broomfield Early Childhood Council, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, the Mile High Flood District Board of Directors, the Open Space and Trails Committee and more than a dozen other committees and organizations.
The mayor is also a member of Broomfield’s 100 Women Who Care and the Women’s Guild for A Precious Child. She was also a team champion fundraiser for Broomfield FISH.
Castriotta’s term on the State Board of Health is set to expire March 1, 2026.