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for communications professionals

MCCOA is open to any full-time, part-time, faculty professionals, or
volunteers in a communications role within Mesa County.


  • Serve professional communicators in Mesa County

  • Provide communication support to members and non-profit organizations that need assistance

  • Conduct training that will contribute to the professional development of members

  • Make available comprehensive training that effectively addresses the needs of members as professional communicators

  • Serve as a catalyst for building positive professional relationships with Mesa County media outlets

  • Provide communications to Mesa County Emergency Management through the JIC system

  • Publish a directory of members and related information

2023 Meeting Dates


  • January 27 - St. Mary's Hospital

  • February 24 - Center for Children

  • March 31 - Mesa County Valley School District 51

  • April 28 - City of Fruita & Family Health West

  • May 26 - Grand Valley Power

  • June 30 - Community Hospital

  • July 28 -  Mesa County Department of Human Services

  • August 25 - Colorado Mesa University

  • September 2- Mesa County

  • October 27 - Annual Retreat 

  • November 17 - No current host

  • December - (No Meeting)


MCCOA is run by an Executive Board comprising a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. The board is voted into office, every year, by the voting membership.

Callie Berkson
2023 Chair
Heather Benjamin
2023 Vice Chair
Elena Rodriguez
2023 Secretary
Jody Lusby
2023 Treasurer


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