Manager of Policy & Strategic Initiatives
Chelsea Nunnenkamp is the Policy Coordinator at the Colorado Oil & Gas Association, strategically shaping the organization’s political and policy initiatives at the state level. She manages the COGA LEAD program, focused on elected leader education and development, and the Energy Advocate program, empowering Colorado’s oil and natural gas employees to engage and influence policy.
Prior to joining the COGA team, Chelsea was a legislative staffer for the Colorado Senate Majority Leader, high school civics teacher, and humanitarian aid worker, executing development projects in over 20nations throughout Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa.
Chelsea earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Secondary Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she graduated summa cum laude, and a Master of Arts in Global Development at St. John’s University.
A sixth-generation Colorado native, Chelsea enjoys traveling the world, but loves returning to the Rocky Mountains where she is actively involved in her community