Emerge Colorado Staff

Michal Rosenoer, Executive Director

Michal Rosenoer has spent her career working on political campaigns and policy issues across Colorado. She was previously the Field Manager for Conservation Colorado, during which time she worked on over seventy elections at the local and state level on both sides of the Divide. Before coming to Emerge Colorado, Michal also worked for Friends of the Earth in Washington D.C., was a full-time high school teacher, and organized communities on affordable housing and food access issues. She is also an elected city councilor in Edgewater, Colorado.

Michal also previously served on the Women’s Lobby of Colorado Board of Directors, as an appointed member of the Affordable Housing Council for the City of Durango, and is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Email Michal at

Meredith Phillips, Project Manager

Meredith is an activist and strategist from Aurora and comes to Emerge with years of community organizing and electoral campaigning experience. A Colorado native, she graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2010, and received her master’s degree from the University of Rochester in 2015. After receiving her masters she returned to Colorado where she has worked on countless state, local, and national Democratic campaigns.

Meredith resides in Aurora with her wife, Alison Coombs, an Emerge alumna and Aurora city councilor.  She continues her volunteer work serving as the chair of the HD 40 Democrats, SD 28 Democrats, and the Arapahoe County Democrats Technology committee. In her spare time, Meredith enjoys playing board games and exploring Aurora’s local food scene. Email Meredith at   


If you would like to reach the Emerge Colorado staff, you can reach out via mail at:
Emerge Colorado
P.O. Box 140693
Edgewater, CO 80214
Or by phone at (970) 306-7724