Who We Are
Honoring Our History
The Colorado Perinatal Care Council (CPCC) was established to provide broad-based leadership in planning and coordinating statewide perinatal health care delivery.
Recommended & Founded
We were founded by Governor Richard Lamm in response to a recommendation in the 1975 Colorado Health Systems Plan Framework developed by the Colorado Department of Health. Planning for the Council began in January 1976 and it has been operational since April of that year.
Transition & Name Change
In March 2015, CPCC began the transition to a Perinatal Quality Collaborative [PQC] and changed its name to the Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative [CPCQC] to more accurately reflect its mission.
Our Future Is Bright
In 2018, CPCQC hired key staff through funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant and partnerships with Trailhead Institute, University of Denver, Denver Health and CDPHE. With strong leadership and experienced staff in place, CPCQC is positioned for accelerated progress.
Left to right Susan Hwang, Jaime Cabrera, Alfonso "Paco" Pantoja, Nicole Wong, Meghan Donnelly. Back Row left to right Pat Bohling Smith, Laurale Cross, Sandy Gardner, Mary McMahon, Tracy Heaberlin, Jackie Garrard, Rachel Wright. Members not in picture: Ed Donavan, Carrie Cortiglio, Karen Trierweiler and Mandy Bakulski.
About Our Committee
The purpose of the committee is to carry out the day to day business of the Collaborative. These activities include, but are not limited to, setting meeting agendas, supervision of standing committees, communication with other organizations, and supervising issues of membership and dues.Learn More