Deborah L. Foote, MPA, Executive Director

Deborah was hired as the first managing director of Oral Health Awareness Colorado! (OHCO’s predecessor) in 2007.  She was instrumental in assuring that oral health was viewed as an integral part of health care in Colorado’s initial health care reform initiatives.  She has maintained her commitment to oral health provides strong leadership to OHCO as the organization continues toward achieving its vision:  A thriving Colorado where all individuals can achieve optimal oral and general health. [email protected]


Francoise Mbabazi, Ourtreach Director

Francoise has worked extensively in the non-profit sector. She has been an organizer and held leadership development positions at several of Colorado’s policy focused organizations—including Health Justice Program Director for the Colorado Progressive Coalition. She has engaged with many coalitions including the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, the Colorado Multi-Ethnic Cultural Consortium, the Northeast Denver Children’s Collaborative, the Coalition for Minority Youth Equality and Health Care for America Now.  [email protected]


Meghan Dougherty, Director of Marketing, Communications and Development

Meghan has extensive experience developing strategic marketing and communications campaigns for Colorado organizations and corporations.  She is responsible for creating and executing comprehensive marketing and fundraising campaigns to support OHCO’s initiatives.   [email protected]