Ruben Nanez brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and energy to Mental Health Colorado.  Most recently he helped run a start-up nonprofit Weatherization Program in the eastern L.A. area. It served low-income families, providing no-cost weatherization and utility assistance.  He has also worked for the National Organization Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County and Long Beach.

He has experienced the first-hand impact of having family members living with mental health conditions. He is passionate about removing the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Nanez is married to his high school sweetheart Victoria. They have three chihuahuas. Nanez relocated to the Denver Metro area and looks forward to the journey ahead in the beautiful state of Colorado.