Board of Directors
Executive Director, API-Colorado
Lynn Granger is the Executive Director of API-Colorado, a statewide organization focusing on energy priorities in the state, including hydraulic fracturing and energy infrastructure. Lynn leads API’s efforts in the state, helping the natural gas and oil industry create jobs, generate more revenue for the state and make America less reliant on foreign energy.
Prior to joining API-Colorado, Granger served as COO for Colorado Concern, where she led all operational and strategic execution for the organization, supporting legislative candidates and statewide policies that promote a sound economic future for Colorado.
Granger’s career initially began as a Soldier in the United States Army. She went on to serve as a Civilian for the Department of the Army in South Korea and Germany. Her service includes Strategic Communications Advisor to the Commander of United States Army Europe, a 3-star billet, based in Wiesbaden, Germany. In that position she conducted research and strategic analysis, authored papers, drafted executive correspondence and developed engagement synchronization plans for the Commanding General. Initiatives tied directly to transforming military communities, shaping strategic and operational environments, and informing U.S., NATO, and regional leaders. Of note, Lynn worked extensively on “Operation Atlantic Resolve”, a reassurance mission for our NATO partners after Russia annexed Crimea. She also proactively coordinated media opportunities with The Rachel Maddow Show, BBC and The Wall Street Journal resulting in positive coverage of our troops in Europe.
After her time with the Army, Granger served as the Communications Director for the Colorado Department of Revenue. There she was the senior point of contact and subject matter expert for all agency (both internal and external) outreach, media contacts, website content and management; and public relations efforts to articulate and promote the Department of Revenue’s mission and policy priorities including: Taxation, Division of Motor Vehicles, Colorado State Lottery, and Enforcement of the Auto, Gaming, Liquor, Marijuana and Racing industries.
Lynn has fulfilled professional training with Georgetown University’s Strategic Communications and Social Media Seminar, the Department of Defense’s Defense Information School, and the U.S. Army’s Management Staff College to learn the principles of communication, leadership, and strategic thinking.