Austin Montoya joined The Colorado Health Foundation in September 2017 and, for the last 10 years, has advocated for health equity, reproductive justice and LGBTQ rights.

As Senior Officer for Policy Advocacy Communications, he is responsible for spearheading the Foundation's policy presence, as well as has strategic ownership of Pulse, our annual public opinion poll that holds up a mirror to Coloradans and reflects what we see – their experiences, worries and priorities – in order to support policymaking that advances health equity.