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.

 

40th ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

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Jay Seaton

Publisher, The Daily Sentinel


Jay Seaton is the publisher of The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction, Colorado. Jay also oversees several local publications in western Colorado.  

Prior to his arrival at the Sentinel in August 2009, Jay was a corporate and commercial litigation partner at the law firm of Lewis Rice & Fingersh in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to his position at Lewis Rice & Fingersh, Jay worked in toxic tort litigation at the law firm of Shook Hardy & Bacon.

Jay serves on the Colorado Economic Development Commission. He is also former chair of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership and serves on the boards of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, the Riverside Education Center, the Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation and St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation. Jay holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and received his juris doctorate from Kansas University in 1996.