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
Christopher Ott | Treasurer

Dr. Christopher Ott is the Chief Medical Officer for St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado. He has been a partner in the Apex Emergency Group P.C. since 2006. Apex provides Colorado-based emergency department physician services to St. Anthony Hospital, St. Anthony North Hospital, St Anthony North Medical Pavilion, Avista Adventist Hospital, and St. Anthony Summit County Medical Center. Since 2001 Ott has been the Corporate Medical Director for Air Ambulance Specialists Inc., a fixed wing air medical transport company headquartered at Centennial Airport in Engelwood, Colorado.