Meet the Regents

Nolbert Chavez

7th Congressional District, Democrat, Current Term 2021-27

Nolbert Chavez served four terms in the Colorado House of Representatives, from 1995 to 2002. After being term-limited from the state legislature, he founded a government affairs and strategic planning consulting firm, serving nonprofit, governmental and higher education clients. He has taught and lectured on political advocacy, and is considered a state budget expert.

For the past five years, Chavez has served as an administrator at CU Denver and serves on numerous community boards. Chavez is an alumnus of CU Denver with a Master in Political Science and Public Policy.

Chavez lives in Lakewood with his wife, former Denver City Councilwoman Judy Montero, and a small collection of bonsai trees. They are parents of a junior at CU Denver. In his spare time, Chavez enjoys restoring and riding a 1977 Harley Davidson motorcycle that has been in his wife’s family for 40 years.