Gay Page has served as Executive Director of the Colorado Federal Executive Board (CFEB) since January of 2009. She is responsible for formulating and planning the programs and services offered by the CFEB, developing and maintaining open lines of communication from the White House and agency headquarter offices in Washington D.C. to and among the Agency Directors throughout Colorado, and coordinating the activities of the CFEB Executive Committee. Gay directs the Councils and initiatives within the three CFEB business lines, which are Emergency Preparedness, Workforce Development, and Intergovernmental Collaboration and Community Outreach, and she previously served as chair of the National FEB Council for Intergovernmental Collaboration.
She has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors and began her career as an entrepreneur, owning a consulting company that specialized in managing nonprofit organizations, developing corporate training programs, and managing conferences and events.
In 1992, Governor Roy Romer appointed Gay to the Colorado Bicycle Advisory Board, which led to her entering public service in 1995 as the Bicycle/Pedestrian Program Manager at the Colorado Department of Transportation. She is co-founder of Bicycle Colorado, Colorado Walks, and the Colorado Chapter of Women's Transportation Seminar. Gay is also responsible for the Colorado State Legislature permanently establishing June as Colorado Bike Month, the fourth Wednesday in June as Bike to Work Day, and October as Colorado Pedestrian Month.
Gay’s Federal service began in 2004 in the Park Facilities Management Division of the National Park Service where her duties included leading the development of the agency's first long-range transportation plan at Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California, and collaborating with internal and external partners to establish transportation planning processes and public involvement strategies for the agency.
Gay enjoys volunteering and has served on the speaker's bureau for the Denver Center for Performing Arts and coordinated fundraising events for many organizations including Canine Companions for Independence and Dinosaur Ridge. As President of Colorado Walks, she collaborated with the Colorado division of AARP to develop walking programs throughout Denver and the upper Front Range. Gay is a Colorado native and some of her favorite activities include walking her dog in Washington Park, hiking, bicycling, and golf.
Her degrees include a BM in Music, BA in Hospitality Management & Meeting Administration, & MS in Communication.