Statewide oversight is conducted by Executive Director Connie Rule. She oversees more than $2.1 million in State and foundation grants distributed to member organizations. She is responsible for program delivery, evaluation, and financial / outcome reporting. Connie has more than 25 years of business management experience and is a longtime advocate for youth. She co-chaired the Colorado Statewide Youth Development Strategic Plan in 2014 and sits on the Colorado Department of Human Services Board.