Civic Leadership and Opioid Crisis Response featuring Heidi Williams

Jun 1, 2020

Heidi Williams is the Director of Opioid Response for the Colorado Attorney General and is the former Mayor of Thornton. She also serves as board President for Ralston House Child Advocacy Center, is on the Board of Directors for Front Range Community College Foundation, and to support her children, she is vice-chair of the Valley District executive committee for Boy Scouts of America. Heidi graduated Summe cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2017 and earned her master’s degree in public administration from CU Denver in 2018.

On this week’s show, Heidi discusses what led to her pursuit of and service in public office, disliking the “politics of politics,” and how to work together to find solutions with people who have different values than herself. She also discusses her new role in addressing the opioid crisis as part of the Colorado Attorney General’s office, how settlement money from opioid manufacturers and distributors is being used, and how the business community can contribute positively to ending this problem.

Hosted by Colorado Business Roundtable President Debbie Brown.