Meet the Officers

Beverly Ryken | 1st Vice-Chair

Beverly Ryken is a Colorado native. Born and raised in Denver, she graduated from Manual High School and soon thereafter entered the military, retiring from the United States Air Force in 1993. After her time in the military Beverly entered the world of government; working for Denver Auditor Don Mares and Denver City Council members Doug Linkhart and Rick Garcia.

Barbara Jones | 2nd Vice-Chair

A native of Colorado, I have been actively involved with the Democratic Party. Currently I am a member of the Colorado Democratic Party State Central Committee, State Site Selection Committee, secretary of House District 37, member of Arapahoe County Central and Executive Committees, 2nd Vice Chair of the Colorado Democratic African American Initiative and a member of the NAACP-Aurora Chapter. In 2012 I was extremely honored to be elected a delegate from Congressional District 6 to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Martelle Daniels | Secretary
Judith Zee Steinberg | Treasurer

Judith Zee Steinberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Political Science, and also studied at the London School of Economics and Columbia University. She served for 12 years as a trustee of the National Public Radio Foundation in Washington, DC. She is currently on the national board of J Street, a DC-based organization dedicated to bringing about a two state solution for Israel and Palestine which will be safe and secure for both peoples. Currently, in Aspen, she serves on the National Board of the Aspen Music Festival and School, and is Board President of the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. She recently retired as Board Chair of KAJX-Aspen Public Radio after 14 years on that board. She divides her time between Aspen (8 months of the year) and Denver, CO (mostly spring and fall). Ms. Steinberg has an extensive professional background working in public relations and global business development.