ABOUT THE COLORADO FORUM

The Colorado Forum was established in 1978 to create an informed, objective voice on critical public policy issues facing the state.  Our 77 members are recognized leaders in the business, education, health care, media, legal, real estate, agriculture, financial, energy, consulting, tourism, construction, and non-profit communities and represent disparate parts of the state.  Forum membership is politically diverse; we are a nonpartisan organization that operates by 100% consensus. Read More.

 

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Bruce Ray

Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Johns Manville


Bruce Ray serves as Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs for Johns Manville in Denver, Colorado where he manages the company’s relationships with federal and state governments and represents JM at a variety of trade associations.  He originally joined Johns Manville as Environmental Counsel in 1990 and has held a variety of environmental, regulatory and business positions in the Johns Manville legal department.  Ray also serves on the board of directors for the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) in Boulder.

Prior to joining Johns Manville, Ray served as senior enforcement counsel for the Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Office in Denver and also served with United States Department of Justice as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Colorado where he worked primarily on Clean Water Act and Superfund matters.  Ray also previously worked in the New York Attorney General’s Office on the Love Canal Superfund site in upstate New York.

Ray holds a BA degree (Magna Cum Laude in Economics; Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD degree from Union University’s Albany Law School.  Ray speaks conversational German and Modern Greek.