Boost your leadership skills and expand your network as a part of a CREW Denver Committee—all while making a difference in our mission to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Committee members learn about the operations of CREW Denver, connect with other dedicated members, and gain the valuable experience needed for future leadership positions within CREW and in their professional lives.

All current CREW Denver members are welcome to explore the opportunity of committee service.

Interested in joining? Contact a CREW Denver Committee Chair today.

Programs Committee

Develops and coordinates membership luncheons by determining the topics for the events and recruiting speakers. This committee also organizes two property tours a year and the brown bag lunch-and-learns.


Lauren Amber Prestenbach
Powers Brown
(303) 565-7369

Christie Sbarra
Sbarra Construction West
(720) 303-656-0421

Membership & Networking Committee

Recruits new members and helps current members maximize the membership benefits. This committee plans networking happy hours as well as CREW Connect networking events.


Natalie Ann Sanko
Baceline Investments
(720) 382-2950

Alyson Mansfield
PCL Construction Services, Inc.
(303) 365-6459

Women of Influence Awards Committee

Plans the annual Women of Influence awards gala. Includes seeking nominations, selecting recipients, managing publicity, sponsorship, program development and venue and event planning.


Beverly Carlson
First American Title Insurance | NCS
(303) 876-1138

Communications Committee

Implements the chapter’s strategic communications plan, including producing the monthly newsletter, marketing chapter events, managing the chapter web site and social media sites.


Heather Boelens
Bryan Cave, LLP
(303) 866-0256

Sponsorship Committee

Recruits corporate sponsors to help underwrite CREW Denver’s activities, works with other committees to ensure sponsor benefits are delivered, and organizes an annual Sponsors and Members Appreciation Event.


Autymn Rubal
(720) 393-9585

Lauren Brendeland
Panattoni Development Company
(916) 381-1561

Golf Tournament Committee

Plans and carries out the annual golf tournament to benefit the CREW Network Foundation.

CREW Network Foundation Committee

Raises awareness of CREW Network Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CREW Network. Plans the annual Wine Tasting Foundation Fundraiser event.

Committee Member

Janessa Biller
(720) 352-5991

Finance/Budget Committee

Responsible for oversight of CREW Denver’s financial processing and reporting, review of operating results and financial condition, and long term financial planning.

Committee Member

Jennifer Salisbury
Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann LLC
(303) 318-0132

Sara Cardenas
US Bank
(303) 585-8937

Mentor Program Committee

Committee Member

Tamara Alexander-Johnson
(303) 502-4611

Career Outreach Committee

Works to introduce young women to the career opportunities available in the commercial real estate industry. The committee coordinates two major programs; CREW Careers and UCREW University Outreach program.

  • CREW Careers teaches high school students the basic concepts involved in developing a piece of land from the ground up, and exposes them to multiple commercial real estate career possibilities in the process.
  • UCREW University Outreach Program coordinates events with local universities to bring in commercial real estate professionals to speak about what it’s like to work in the commercial real estate industry.