Ms. Terry, is a practicing attorney, she is the Executive Director for the Special District Association of Colorado, a membership organization with over 1300 members. She has extensive lobbying experience along with 22 years of law practice. Ms. Terry has been an adjunct professor for The University of Denver Law School, Buena Vista University, several community colleges in Iowa and taught at the University of Iowa law School
Under her direction, SDA does lobbying, membership training and policy development for special districts. There are over 2,500 special districts in Colorado, which provide government services on the local level in the areas of water and sanitation, fire/rescue and ambulance, parks and recreation, libraries and hospitals, water conservancy, weed control and metropolitan services.