Alan Salazar is a fifth generation Colorado native who currently serves as interim CEO/Manager of Denver Water. Previously, he served as Chief of Staff to Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, State Issues Director for U.S. Senator Tim Wirth, Deputy Chief of Staff and Policy Director for Colorado Governor Roy Romer, Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Mark Udall and Chief Strategy Officer for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. He also held senior-level positions in Bill and Hillary Clinton’s election campaigns. He earned a Bachelor’s in History and Political Science from University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law.