Our Government Representatives

 
The following are the elected representatives at various government levels representing the residents of the Amber Creek community:

  City Council Representative (Ward 3)
 
Name: Josh Zygielbaum

Political party: N/A—The City’s elections are nonpartisan.

Total terms in office: Jan. 2018 to present (first term)

Current term in office: Jan 2016 through Jan. 2020

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2015 election: ran against three other candidates and captured 33.9% of the votes (i.e. 1,717 out of 5,063 votes)

Contact information:

9500 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229
Main: (303) 538-7532
Direct: (720) 523-3371
Email: josh.zygielbaum@cityofthornton.net

 
 
  City Council Representative (Ward 3)
 
Name: Sam Nizam

Political party: N/A—The City’s elections are nonpartisan.

Total terms in office: Jan. 2014 to present (2 terms)

Current term in office: Jan 2018 through Jan. 2022

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2017 election: ran against two other candidates and captured 38.6% of the votes (i.e. 2,209 out of 5,729 votes)

Contact information:

9500 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229
Main: (303) 538-7533
Direct: (720) 226-4706
Email: sam.nizam@cityofthornton.net

 
 
 County Commissioner Representative (District 3)
 
Name: Emma Pinter

Political party: Democrat

Total terms in office: Jan. 2019 to present (first term)

Current term in office: Jan. 2019 through Jan. 2023

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2018 election: ran against one other candidate and captured 57.6% of the votes (i.e. 94,385 out of 163,922 votes)

Contact information:

4430 S. Adams County Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601
Main: (720) 523-6100
Direct: (720) 239-2053
Email: epinter@adcogov.org
Website: www.emmapinter.com
 
 
  District Attorney - 17th Judicial District
 
Name: Dave Young

Political party: Democrat

Total terms in office: Jan. 2013 to present (second term)

Current term in office: Jan. 2017 through Jan. 2021

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2016 election: ran against one other candidate and captured 54.6% of the votes (i.e. 95,860 out of 175,663 votes)

Contact information:

1000 Judicial Center Dr. #100
Brighton, CO 80601
Main: (303) 659-7720
Website: www.adamsbroomfieldda.org
 
 
  State Senate Representative (Senate District 25)
 
Name: Kevin Priola

Political party: Republican

Total terms in office: Jan. 2017 to present (first term)

Current term in office: Jan. 2017 through Jan. 2021

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2016 election: ran against one other candidate and captured 52.1% of the votes (i.e. 30,074 out of 57,752 votes)

Contact information:

200 E. Colfax
Denver, CO 80203
Main: (303) 866-4855
Email: kpriola@gmail.com
Website: www.kevinpriola.com
 
 
  State House Representative (House District 30)
 
Name: Dafna Michaelson Jenet

Political party: Democrat

Total terms in office: Jan. 2017 to present (second term)

Current term in office: Jan. 2019 through Jan. 2021

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2018 election: ran against one other candidate and captured 54.2% of the votes (i.e. 15,844 out of 29,239 votes)

Contact information:

200 E. Colfax
Denver, CO 80203
Main: (303) 866-2964
Email:  dafna.michaelson.jenet@state.co.us
Website:  www.dafnaforcolorado.com

 
  U.S. House Representative (Congressional District 7)
 
Name: Ed Perlmutter

Political party: Democrat

Total terms in office: Jan. 2007 to present (7 terms)

Current term in office: Jan. 2019 through Jan. 2021

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2018 election: ran against two other candidates and captured 60.3% of the votes (i.e. 198,792 out of 329,532 votes)

Contact information:

12600 West Colfax Ave, Suite B-400
Lakewood, CO 80215
Main (Colorado): (303) 274-7944
Main (Washington DC): (202) 225-2645
Website: www.perlmutter.house.gov
 
 
  U.S. Senate Representative (1 of 2)
 
Name: Corey Gardner

Political party: Republican

Total terms in office: Jan. 2015 to present (first term)

Current term in office: Jan. 2015 through Jan. 2021

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2014 election: ran against six other candidates and captured 48.5% of the votes (i.e. 965,974 out of 1,991,607 votes)

Contact information:

9227 E Lincoln Ave, #200-234
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Main (Colorado): (970) 663-2679
Main (Washington DC): (202) 224-5941
Website: gardner.senate.gov
 
 
  U.S. Senate Representative (2 of 2)
 
Name: Michael Bennet

Political party: Democrat

Total terms in office: Jan. 2009 to present (2 ½ terms)

Current term in office: Jan. 2017 through Jan. 2023

% of total votes captured in Nov. 2010 election: ran against six other candidates and captured 50.0% of the votes (i.e. 1,370,710 out of 2,743,023 votes)

Contact information:

2300 15th Street, Suite 450
Denver, CO 80202
Main (Colorado): (303) 455-7600
Main (Washington DC): (202) 224-5852
Website: www.bennet.senate.gov
 
   
  Other Representatives

Please note that residents of the Amber Creek Community elect representatives to the following special district boards:

  • Amber Creek Metropolitan District
  • Brighton 27J School District
  • Regional Transportation District (RTD)

  • Also, in addition to the two Ward 3 representatives on Thornton City Council, residents of the Amber Creek Community also participate in the election of the City Mayor (currently Heidi Williams).

    At the County level, residents also elect the county assessor, county clerk and recorder, corner, district attorney, sheriff, surveyor and treasurer -- all to 4-year terms of office.

    Finally, at the state level, Amber Creek community residents also participate in the election of the State Governor and, at the Federal level, the President and Vice President of the United States.