Meet Our Champions

We are proud to have supported these leaders during their elections. As an organization, we support candidates for public office who are aligned with our values. 

P.S. We are a regional organization and thus we only endorse candidates who represent the central mountain region (Summit, Lake, Eagle, Pitkin and Garfield counties).

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Meet Our Local Champions

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Mayor Ben Bohmfalk

Town of Carbondale

Ben Bohmfalk was elected Mayor of the Town of Carbondale in the municipal elections in 2022. Voces Unidas was pleased to endorse him and support his campaign. During the endorsement process, then-Trustee Bohmfalk expressed a genuine commitment to making the Town of Carbondale more equitable and inclusive of the Latino community. Mayor Bohmfalk has already shown us he was serious, having supported the appointment of Luis Yllanes to a vacancy on the town council.

Our support included funding direct outreach to voters, including digital and print ads supporting the candidate through our Victory Fund.

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Trustee Erica Sparhawk

Town of Carbondale

Erica Sparhawk was re-elected as Trustee for the Town of Carbondale for another term in 2022. Voces Unidas was pleased to endorse her and support her campaign. During the endorsement process, Trustee Sparhawk expressed a genuine commitment to working with us on issues like affordable housing and other issues important to the Latino community.

Our support included funding direct outreach to voters, including digital and print ads supporting the candidate through our Victory Fund.

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Council Member Caitlin Carey

Town of New Castle

Caitlin Carey was elected to the town council of New Castle in 2022. Voces Unidas was pleased to endorse her and support her campaign. During the endorsement process, then-candidate Carey expressed a genuine commitment to equity, justice and representation. She committed to working with Latino residents to begin to address issues important to the community.

Our support included funding direct outreach to voters, including digital and print ads supporting the candidate through our Victory Fund.

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Director Adam Quinton

Holy Cross Energy's Board of Directors

While not a political election, Voces Unidas was proud to support Adam Quinton in his successful re-election to the board of an important electric co-op. Director Quinton, who speaks fluent Spanish, has proven to be genuinely interested in ensuring that Latino households are properly served by their utility service provider.

Our support included general GOTV outreach in his district.

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School Board Member Kathryn Kuhlenberg

Roaring Fork Schools Board of Education

Kathryn Kuhlenberg was elected to the RFSD board of education in 2021. Voces Unidas was pleased to endorse her and support her campaign. During the endorsement process, then-candidate Kuhlenberg expressed a genuine commitment to equity, addressing achievement gaps and strengthening parental engagement. Kuhlenberg was elected President of the School Board and has already proven that she is serious about ensuring that all students get a quality education, not just some. 

Our support included funding direct outreach to voters, including digital and print ads supporting the candidate through our Victory Fund.

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School Board Member Kenny Teitler

Roaring Fork Schools Board of Education

Kenny Teitler was elected to the RFSD board of education in 2021. Voces Unidas was pleased to endorse him and support his campaign. During the endorsement process, then-candidate Teitler, a beloved educator and well known to the community, expressed a genuine commitment to equity, addressing achievement gaps and strengthening parental engagement. 

Our support included funding direct outreach to voters, including digital and print ads supporting the candidate through our Victory Fund.

At the State Level

At the Federal Level