Fair Districts Colorado brings in chairman with deep pockets: DaVita’s Kent Thiry
Author: Marianne Goodland - October 26, 2017 - Updated: April 1, 2018
Kent Thiry, CEO of the dialysis company DaVita, has been named chairman of a nonpartisan redistricting reform coalition. Fair Districts Colorado, which last week filed three proposals for ballot initiatives on redistricting, announced Thiry would lead the coalition Wednesday.
Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.