Bob Yates

City of Boulder, Colorado

Bob Yates was elected to the City Council in November 2015, continuing his full-time service to the Boulder community that began with his retirement as Senior Vice President of Level 3 Communications on his 50th birthday. Originally from Omaha, in 2001 Yates moved to Boulder from London, where Yates had been serving as president of Level 3’s European operations. As he was completing his career with Level 3, Yates immersed himself in service to his new hometown of Boulder, volunteering with more than a dozen civic and nonprofit organizations, including serving as chairman of the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, treasurer of the Colorado Chautauqua Association, and secretary of the Dairy Arts Center. Yates also served as president of the Boulder History Museum, leading the 75-year-old organization in its transition to the Museum of Boulder, with the construction of a new museum downtown showcasing Boulder’s history of innovation. On the Boulder City Council, Yates is focused on increasing access to affordable housing, improving the city’s transportation systems, and ensuring government accountability and transparency. Yates serves on the City Council’s audit and retreat committees, is a member of the Boulder Urban Renewal Authority, is one of the city’s representatives to the Downtown Business Improvement District and to the National League of Cities, and is the liaison to the Boulder-Dushanbe Sister City Committee.

Bob Yates will be speaking at:

FirstNet: What Local Leaders Need to Know

March 13, 2018 10:45 am - 12:15 pm ,

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