Stephen K. ErkenBrack

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Grand Junction, Colorado 81501

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Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-0040

Steve ErkenBrack has served as President and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, as Mesa County’s elected District Attorney, as Colorado’s Chief Deputy Attorney General, and as a partner in two successful law firms in Grand Junction and Denver.  He brings an extensive background in health care, government affairs, legislative and regulatory issues, litigation, and dispute resolution.

Steve’s legal and health care expertise has been recognized on a statewide and national basis.  The Colorado legislature has regularly appointed Steve as its health plan representative on multiple health care commissions and boards.  Steve has advised numerous Governors, state officials, Congressional staffs and committees, and the White House under both the Bush and Obama administrations.

Steve has lectured repeatedly throughout the country and has been featured in “Forensic Files” and the PBS documentary, “US Health Care:  The Good News.”

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Government Affairs

Legislative and Regulatory Issues

Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations and Memberships

Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2012-Present

Connect for Health Colorado (Appointed by Legislature), Board of Directors, 2011-2019, Vice-Chair, 2015-2018

Colorado Commission for Health Care Affordability (Appointed by Legislature), 2015-2018

Association of Community Health Plans, Board of Directors, 2009-2017/span>

America’s Health Insurance Plans, Board of Directors, 2014-2017

Mesa County Health Leadership Consortium, Co-Facilitator, 2011-2019

Club 20 Health Care Committee, Founder, 2004-2010, Chair 2007-2009

Colorado Commission for Health Care Reform (Appointed by Legislature), 2006-2008

Partners of Mesa County, Board of Directors, 2005-2009

March of Dimes, Board of Directors, 2002-2009

Colorado Board of Law Examiners (Appointed by Supreme Court), Chair, 1989-1999

Colorado Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1988-1990

Colorado District Attorneys Council, 1987-1993, President, 1992-1993

Mesa County Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Colorado, 1978


University of Colorado, School of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 1978, Doctor of Jurisprudence

Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1974, Bachelor of Arts

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1972, Honorable Discharge

Birth information

Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America