Staff Biographies

Sally Alexander, Director & CRO
970.491.7726 – Sally.Alexander@colostate.edu

Sally Alexander

Sally Alexander serves as director and chief risk officer for Colorado State University. She manages the operations of RMI which include workers compensation, temporary modified duty, ergonomics, international risk management, risk management, self-insurance reserves, purchase of insurance, claims management (liability and property), special events risk management, contract review, certificates of insurance, training, ergonomics, business continuity, and the AED/CPR program.

Sally Alexander served on the Board of Directors of URMIA (2013– 2017) (University Risk Management and Insurance Association), and was chair of URMIA’s Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Committee (GRAC) from 2013 to 2017. Prior to joining CSU in 2008 she worked for Larimer County as Risk Manager, and she worked in risk management at the City and County of Denver. Originally from South Africa, Sally Alexander practiced law in the field of insurance law (both plaintiff and defendant work.) She has a bachelor’s of arts degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; an LLB (bachelor of laws) from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa; a master’s in environmental policy and management from the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. She also has her associates in risk management (ARM.) She graduated May 2018 from CSU with a  master of business administration (MBA.)

 

Frank Gonzales, Ergonomics and Risk Control Coordinator
970.491.2724 – Frank.Gonzales@colostate.edu

Frank GFrank Gonzales is the manager of both the ergonomics program and AED/CPR program for Colorado State University. Frank has a bachelor’s of science degree in heath and exercise science and a master’s degree in education, both from Colorado State University. 

His graduate studies in the Adult Education and Training program focused on ergonomics education for adult learners. Frank has extensive education in ergonomics through his undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as education through attendance at numerous ergonomics seminars and national conferences held throughout the country. Frank has several ergonomics certifications, most notably as a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) through the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE). Frank is a member of both the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and the America Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

 


Eric March, Safety & Industrial Hygiene Manager
970.491.4833 – Eric.March@colostate.edu

EricEric March serves Risk Management & Insurance by providing health and safety insight, managing liability with regards to infrastructure projects, assists with accident investigations and loss control concerns. Eric manages the Safety & Industrial Hygiene unit for Environmental Health Services. Eric has worked at CSU since 1997 and has 19 years of health and safety experience with several environmental and safety certifications.

 


Joyce Pratt, Insurance Assistant
970.491.1432 – Joyce.Pratt@colostate.edu

Joyce Pratt serves as the assistant to the Director of Risk Management & Insurance. She holds a B.S degree in Biology with a minor in Anatomy/ Neurobiology. Joyce primarily works with CSU and their community members to help with certificates of insurance, insurance renewals, special events, and vehicles. She comes to RMI from FWCB and has been on campus for over 30 years. She is a life-long learner, thoroughly enjoys being part of the CSU community and all it has to offer.  She loves Colorado, but her heart belongs to the beach and ocean.

 

Derek Smallwood, International Risk Manager
970.491.6342 – Derek.Smallwood@colostate.edu

Derek Smallwood sits in a dual role in international risk management for both CSU Education Abroad and the Office of Risk Management and Insurance. He serves in the evaluation of international risk and risk mitigation and oversees departmentally initiated activities and undergraduate advising for the Middle East and Africa. Derek has a bachelor’s of art in Global Studies and is pursuing a master’s in Sociology at CSU.

 

Kenda Weigang, Workers’ Compensation Manager
970.491.4832 – Kenda.Weigang@colostate.edu

KendaKenda Weigang is the Workers’ Compensation manager for Colorado State University. She holds a master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation with minor in business from the University of Northern Colorado. Kenda came to CSU in 2001 as a consultant for both the Ergonomics and Temporary Modified Duty programs, joining RMI full time in 2011. She has over 30 years of experience in the fields of rehabilitation, workers’ compensation and expert witness testimony for the various lines of insurance.

She was one of Pinnacol Assurance’s initial Return to Work coordinators, responsible for setting up the state-wide Return to Work Program for policy holders. Professionally, Kenda is recognized as a Certified Medical Case Manager and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.


Casey Glatfelter,  Administrative Assistant
970.491.6745 – Casey.Glatfelter@colostate.edu

Casey Glatfelter is the Administrative Assistant for both Risk Management and Environmental Health Services. She has been a Ram in some capacity since 2003, and has been with the department since 2019. She holds a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from CSU and is currently working towards her Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education.

She is the current reigning champion of the EHS/RMI chili cookoff. When she is not herding cats at the office, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 kids, and 2 dogs, and singing in the University Chorus.

 

Angela Gray, Risk Management Assistant
970.491.6169 – Angela.Gray@colostate.edu

Angela Gray

Angela Gray is the Risk Management Assistant, providing support and assistance to the director with the university wide business continuity plan program, as well as assisting the Ergonomics Program Manager with CSU’s AED program. Born in South Dakota, she moved to Fort Collins via Savannah and Minneapolis in 2007. Prior to joining CSU, Angela worked in retail, including owning and operating her own fabric store, Mama Said Sew. When she is not swapping out AED units, Angela likes to spend her time quilting, knitting, mountain biking and skiing.

 

Lisa Kilburg, Workers’ Compensation Assistant
970.491.6169 – Lisa.Kilburg@colostate.edu

Lisa Kilburg is the Workers’ Compensation Assistant, and has been with CSU since August 2018. She has her Bachelor of Arts in French with a double minor in Business Administration and International Business from Susquehanna University, a Master’s in Business Administration from Oregon State University, and is currently working towards her Masters of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education. Raised in (the awesome state of) New Jersey, Lisa lived in some pretty random places before she ended up working in Portland, Oregon, as a Merchandise Planner and then moved to Colorado where she worked as a Merchandise Planner at The Sports Authority. She then switched careers and began a new chapter of her work life at University of Colorado Boulder for a short bit before coming over to CSU. When not working, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and two mini poodles as well as boxing, reading, listening to (awesomely bad) music, and watching (probably just very bad) movies.