DHSEM Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management welcomes new staff to the recovery and grant programs.

Recovery Team Welcomes Justine Willman

DHSEM welcomes Justine Willman to the Mitigation and Recovery Section. Willman joins the Recovery Program team and will be working on the Community Development Block Grant Infrastructure Program. She will be working to provide grant assistance to Colorado communities recovering from fire and flood.

Willman came to DHSEM after serving as an Asset Manager for the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) for more than five years. 

Grant Team

Please join us in welcoming Larisa Cannon to the Grants Administration Team.

Cannon recently served as an accountant for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). In that role, she was responsible for processing the Division of Transit and Rail (DTR) reimbursements for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants and other State grants for multiple statewide transit agencies.

Her role with the Grants Administration Section within DHSEM will include managing various grant programs and ensuring that guidance and technical assistance is provided to assigned grantees. Additionally, the position manages various grant-related activities to ensure they are completed on time and accurately, and ensures grant requirements are met.

Cannon holds a Bachelor degree in Business Accounting from the University of Phoenix.