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Finance

Email  Kirk Russell, P.E., Section Chief
Call 303-866-3441 x3232
Kirk oversees the overall operations and management of the CWCB Construction Fund and Severance Tax Trust Fund Perpetual Base account, including directing and coordinating the work of six engineers, contract personnel and fiscal specialists. Kirk is also responsible for the preparation and legislative tracking of the annual Construction Fund Projects Bill, administering the preparation of the Construction Fund and Perpetual Base Account annual financial statements, and preparation of the section's annual reports. Kirk manages the Board's Finance Committee operations involving the review and approval of all non-reimbursable investments, and miscellaneous studies and investigations. 


Email  Anna Mauss, P.E., Project Manager/Marketing 
Call 303-866-3441 x3224 
Anna is responsible for promoting the Water Project Loan Program and explaining the program to potential borrowers around the state. Anna also guides borrowers through the necessary steps needed to obtain CWCB project financing. Other areas of responsibility include:
  • Scheduling loan program presentations
  • Selecting engineers/contractors
  • Preparing marketing materials: articles, brochures, displays and applications

Email  Jonathan Hernandez, P.E., Project Manager/Loan Feasibility 
Call 303-866-3441 x3234 
Jonathan is responsible for analyzing water project loan applications/feasibility studies for recommendation to the CWCB Board for approval. Jonathan also manages several engineering/design and construction projects funded by CWCB loans and grants with a focus on:
  • The South Platte Basin
  • Water Right Acquisitions
  • Water Augmentation Projects

Email  Vacant, Project Manager/Loan Feasibility 
Call 303-866-3441 x3254 
This position is responsible for analyzing water project loan applications/feasibility studies for recommendation to the CWCB Board for approval. This position also manages several engineering/design and construction projects funded by CWCB loans and grants with a focus on:

  • The Arkansas Basin
  • Dam construction related issues
  • Canal and pipeline construction related issues 

Email  Peg Mason, Contracts 
Call 303-866-3441 x3227
Peg is responsible for executing contracts for all water project loans and Construction Fund Non-Reimbursable Project Investments. This position also confers with the borrower and the borrower's legal counsel to draft the contract and secure the required collateral. Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining standard contract document language and requirements
  • Preparing all non-reimbursable contract documents
  • Resolving loan contract conflicts

Email  Steve Biondo, Finance & Contract Compliance 
Call 303-866-3441 x3205
Steve is the accountant for the Water Project Loan Program and the Non-Reimbursable Project Investment Accounts. He prepares financial summaries of the funds for review by the Section Chief, the CWCB Director, and the Board. Other areas of responsibility include:
  • Disbursing loan funds and grants
  • Calculating loan amortization schedules and all loan balances
  • Managing the Severance Tax Trust Fund Operational Account Non-Reimbursable Program

Email  Jessica Halvorsen, Program Assistant 
Call 303-866-3441 x3247 
Jessica is responsible for administrative tasks such as record keeping/imaging, mail, deliveries, office supplies and equipment, and general administrative support to the Section. Other responsibilities include:
  • Filing UCC's and deeds of trust and loan collateral documents with state and county officials
  • Maintaining loan-required insurance certification forms
  • Maintaining loan program database files

Email Elgin TurnerAdministrative Assistant
Call 303-866-3441 x3256
This position is responsible for administrative tasks such as record keeping/imaging, mail, deliveries, office supplies and equipment, fleet management, library maintenance, and general administrative support to the Section. Other responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining loan-required insurance certification forms
  • Maintaining loan program database files