Taber Ward

Taber is a results-oriented attorney and facilitator with a broad range of experience in collaborative problem solving; food and agriculture systems, conference planning and implementation; process design, and organizational and strategic development. She facilitates dialogues and partnerships between governments, communities, industries and stakeholders and provides technical and policy analysis.

Taber possesses substantive expertise in the areas of transportation; natural resource management; stakeholder engagement and public input processes; agriculture; conservation; and project management. Taber is adept at working across and between sectors with social entrepreneurs, activists, government, non-profits, and business leaders — her expertise and insights have helped individuals and organizations in the public and private spheres advance innovate approaches to resolving conflicts and meeting both short- and long-term project goals.

Prior to joining CDR Associates as a Program Manager, Taber earned a law degree at Colorado Law School in Boulder. After graduating, Taber practiced public health and natural resource law for the State of Colorado and also founded Mountain Flower Goat Dairy, a non-profit urban agriculture project with a mission to train the next generation of farmers while stewarding the land and providing humanely produced dairy products to the community. In her free time, Taber can be found mucking around with goats or on a hike in the beautiful Colorado mountains.