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VIP Service: It’s the COCPA staff's commitment to you. Whether your questions concern issues facing the profession, CPE courses, technical matters, or Peer Review, we’re here to help.

As always, you can call the COCPA's main numbers, (303) 773-2877 or (800) 523-9082, during business hours. The office is open, Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon. You can reach all staff member directly by phone or e-mail.

Executive Department

Contact Mary:
mary@cocpa.org 303-741-8601

Mary Medley Chief Executive Officer

What doesn't Mary do? As part of the COCPA leadership team, she helps shape the future of the COCPA. Have a question about State Board rules or what the Colorado Department of Revenue is up to? Mary is your go-to. She’s also your resource on legislative issues as well as state and national initiatives. Need someone to facilitate group process or speak on professional issues? Mary can do that. What she doesn’t do is accounting; the COCPA has highly qualified people for that.

She describes herself as very, very, very, very, very (did we mention very?) particular about doing whatever she and the team do well - especially when it comes to member service and support.

An avid fan of the arts, Mary always is up for a gallery tour, concert, musical theater production, or good read. Throw in travel, and she’s ready to go.

Contact Terry:
terry@cocpa.org 303-741-8610

Terry Cervi Executive Assistant to CEO

When she's not keeping CEO Mary Medley together, Terry provides staff support to member programs and groups such as Leadership Council, CPAs Make A Difference, LeadFit, Women to Watch, Firm Administrators, and the Professional Ethics Board. She is your "App for that" when it comes to all things related to COCPA. If she doesn't have the answer, she'll "Google" it until she finds the right person or resource.

She's well known around the office for her acquisition skills (aka shopping talent) and working the hardest.

Her biography would be titled, Her Prom Pictures Were Taken in the Family Room: Tales from Growing Up in a Funeral Home.

Finance Department

Contact Carol:
carol@cocpa.org 303-741-8624

Carol Cameron ( CPA, MBA, CGMA ) CFO
Executive Director of COCPA's
Educational Foundation

Carol directs the accounting and human resources functions and the Educational Foundation. She works closely with the management team, the Board of Directors, and the Investment, Audit, and Budget Committees. She also coordinates member insurance programs. Want to know more about giving to the Educational Foundation? Contact Carol. On weekends you'll most likely find her out for a hike with her day pack, binoculars, and trekking poles - or volunteering for a nonprofit that has anything to do with wilderness, conservation, or wildlife. The best vacation she ever took was a three-week, self-guided journey 285 miles through the Grand Canyon with a group of friends in their own rafts and kayaks.

Contact Renee:
renee@cocpa.org 303-741-8627

Renee Clark Financial Reporting and Human Resources

With the COCPA since 2010, Renee is involved with all things financial including financial reporting for the Educational Foundation of the COCPA as well as all things related to Human Resources.

On the weekend, you'll most likely find her on the sidelines of a baseball or soccer game, cheering her children on.

Renee's favorite dish to cook is seafood gumbo on a cold, wintery evening. What time is dinner?

Contact Haley:

Haley Hunt Staff Accountant

As Staff Accountant, Haley Hunt assists with accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and tax information. The newest member of the COCPA team, she brings a delightful and upbeat energy to her work and our lives. When she’s not in the office, Haley enjoys spending time at the dog park with her Lab/Australian Shepard as well as exploring different hikes and trails when it's warm enough!

CPE Department

Contact Rebecca:
rebecca@cocpa.org 303-741-8618

Rebecca Campbell (CAE) CPE Director

Looking for someone equally comfortable with big picture strategy and day-to-day tactics? That’s Certified Association Executive Rebecca Campbell. She provides support to the COCPA CPE Board and focuses on CPE program development and marketing. Often tapped by the AICPA and other organizations for her thought leadership, Rebecca plays key roles in the COCPA’s technology-related initiatives, strategic plans, and technology-based CPE. The best vacation she ever took was a road trip to Miami with her daughters. Her five dream Jeopardy categories would be Top Vacation Spots in Europe; Movies You Have to See; Best Ice Cream Flavors; Springtime Flowers; and Nachos, Nachos, and More Nachos.

Contact Tiffany:

Tiffany Carson CPE Operations Manager

Tiffany is a rockstar when it comes to our CPE-related events and information. As CPE Operations Manager, she handles logistics and operations for COCPA conferences, seminars, and on-site programs. Her attention to detail and dedication to our members are always top of mind. On weekends, Tiffany can be found skiing, spending time with her husband, Italian Greyhound, friends, and family. During the season in Tiffany’s household, Sundays are reserved solely for the World Champion Denver Broncos.

Contact Susan:
susanj@cocpa.org 303-741-8622

Susan Jimenez CPE Staff Accountant

Susan - or "Just Betty" as her colleagues call her - handles CPE accounts payables, receivables, and billing. She also wrangles Excel spreadsheets, COCPA classroom tables and chairs, and anything else that needs attention. When not at work, look for Susan at the local dog park or camping somewhere. The best vacation she ever took: six weeks of camping all over the country, finishing off with two weeks of canoeing in the border waters.

Member Services/Peer Review Department

Contact Susan V:
susan@cocpa.org 303-741-8612

Susan Vachereau Member Services Director

Susan leads our Member Services Team and the Peer Review Program administration with consummate dedication and enthusiasm - especially valuable given both require constant member interaction. The second longest-serving COCPA team member, Susan probably knows the answer no matter the question - especially if it involves “how it used to be and how we got where we are today.” The best vacation she ever took? “Gee, just about anywhere I've been: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Big Sur, the Oregon coast…” If she were to play Jeopardy, she’d win with questions on Great vacations; Great restaurants; Great wines of the world; Great food; and My Life at the COCPA.

Contact Carley:

Carley Cave Member Services Representative

Carley welcomes members and the public to the COCPA through face-to-face, telephone, and electronic contact. In addition to helping members gain access to various career-advancing resources, she assists with our Resume Service and digital advertising schedule. Most of the time, you’ll find her - and her infectious smile - at the front desk.
Outside of the office, Carley’s hobbies include cooking, playing video games, and helping out at the local animal shelter.

Contact Pamela:
pamela@cocpa.org 303-741-8616

Pamela Galey-Coleman Member Development Coordinator

Pamela registers and assists members with any course registrations along with maintenance of CPE records for classes and registrations.

I'm most known around the office for always having the best ideas, even when they are technically not mine!

On weekends you'll most likely find me hanging out with two amazing people who I have been blessed enough to birth, raise, teach, and be taught from (my kids)!

Contact Leslie:
leslie@cocpa.org 303-741-8611

Leslie O'Donnell Member Development Coordinator

Leslie works with COCPA members across Colorado, organizing and attending chapter and Member Connection meetings and events. She also visits Colorado college and university campuses to talk with students about COCPA membership and resources. Her overarching goal is clear: To provide members with opportunities to come together , learn, support, and enjoy each other through group activities. Leslie is known for not being in the office as she’s on the road most days, meeting with members and participating in COCPA events. On weekends, you'll most likely find her doing something interesting somewhere - and often off the beaten path.

Contact Stacy:

Stacy Svendsen Member Development Coordinator

Stacy very well may be the happiest person on the planet. As Member Services Representative, she assists the public with registrations, dues, chapter events, student scholarships, and CPE inquiries. She also administers new member onboarding, the referral service, firm rosters, and Student Interview Day. In her free time, Stacy enjoys spending time with family. And while she loves the Colorado area, she really enjoys the times she’s able to travel home to O'ahu, visit old friends, and boogie board. Who wouldn’t be happy as a result?

Contact Jill:
jill@cocpa.org 303-741-8605

Jill Turner Peer Review Coordinator

Ask her what she loves, besides her family, and Jill is quick to answer enthusiastically, "My job!" As COCPA’s Peer Review Coordinator, she works with CPAs, firms, and reviewers to comply with the Colorado State Board of Accountancy’s mandatory peer review requirements, fulfilled through the AICPA Peer Review Program. A veteran staff member, Jill also provides backup support for her Member Service colleagues and is our office-wide burst of sunshine, even on cloudy days.

Her biography would be titled, The Bio-Epic of Jill Turner. Her best vacation ever: that trip to Hawaii where she went snorkeling. "It was amazing!"