Abount Peggy

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Biography

Peggy Lamm has had a distinguished career as a legislator, consumer advocate, teacher, chair of Colorado’s Commission on Higher Education, and investigator into the CU football/sex scandal. She has also served on numerous boards and commissions including the University of Colorado’s Health Sciences Center for Ethics, Humanities and the Law, Hospice of Boulder County, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research Advisory Board. She currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Adams State College.

During her tenure at the legislature, Rep. Peggy Lamm was known for her leadership in support of women’s rights, the environment and labor.

Peggy Lamm lives in Arvada. Her son, Danny Lamm is a senior in high school and he will be attending the University of Colorado in the fall.

Accomplishments

Known for her effectiveness and political independence, as Executive Director of Bighorn Action, Lamm led the successful fight for Colorado’s “Telemarketing No-call List” legislation. As Chair of the Commission on Higher Education, she led the efforts that brought meaningful reform to Colorado’s college and university systems. More recently, she was asked to lead the independent commission which investigated the recruitment practices and charges of sexual assault at CU’s athletic program. Her efforts led to an overhaul of the University’s athletic department and major reforms in the recruitment process.