Deb Gardner was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2012 and again in 2016. Her current term continues through early January 2021.
She currently serves as the Chair of the three-person Board of County Commissioners (2017).
Prior to becoming commissioner, Gardner, the former chair and treasurer of the Boulder County Democratic Party, served as a state legislator for Colorado House District 11, serving on the House Transportation, Legislative Audit, Business and Economic Development, and Health Benefit Exchange Review committees.Gardner’s professional experience includes time as Senior Accountant for Eco-cycle and Assistant Controller at Western Disposal Services.
Originally from Illinois, Gardner has lived in Colorado since 1986 and in Boulder County since 1994. She holds degrees in biology from Knox College in Illinois and accounting from Metropolitan State College of Denver.
As a resident of Longmont, Commissioner Gardner is the representative for District 2.