Board Member – Jill Higham

Jill resides in Northern Colorado and currently serves as the Director of Development at the Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences. She comes from a rich background in philanthropy with extensive experience fundraising for universities including the disciplines of law and policy, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, and agricultural sciences. In addition to her career in fund development and partnership building, Jill owned and managed her own law practice representing clients throughout Colorado and Wyoming and served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Wyoming College of Law. Jill’s work on behalf of the aging population began when she was engaged by the Gill Foundation to be a voice for the LGBT community. Jill’s other board experience includes the Crossroads Safehouse Board of Directors, InnovAge Foundation Board, and Laramie County Community College Advisory Board. Jill also enjoys volunteering with the Matthew Shepard Foundation and One Colorado.