Our Team

District Managers

Lisa Johnson Lisa has over 25 years of experience working with federal, state and local governments, including her tenure as the Utilities and Public Works Manager for the Town of Superior.  She joined SDMS in 2005.  Lisa's primary areas of expertise include management issues involved with water and wastewater operations, distribution and collection systems, contractor supervision and contract oversight, budget preparation, staff management and utility billing and fee collection. With Lisa's hands-on management style, she enjoys tackling challenges and securing consensus from the communities and other stakeholders our Districts serve.  Combining her election expertise with her talent for gaining the support of residents, Lisa recently spearheaded a drive to educate and inform the public of a ballot issue to approve a never-before-imposed mill levy.  The ballot issue passed, generating much needed revenue to fund increased operating expenses and future capital improvements. Lisa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Regis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration.  While at Regis, she also earned a Public Administration Certification. She recently was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the St. Vrain Sanitation District and has also served as a Board Member of the HighPointe Park Metropolitan District since 2012.
Lisa Jacoby Lisa came to SDMS in 2007, following more than 20 years of experience in land development and construction administration.  Her expertise ranges from managing the entitlement process and preconstruction services, to coordinating and executing construction projects with contractors, consultants and jurisdictions, culminating with completion of project warranty and acquisition of final jurisdictional acceptance. Lisa's district clients have benefited from her discerning insights into fiscal responsibility.  Her attention to budget constraints and effective strategy for collecting lost income help ensure that our Districts achieve their financial objectives with sound solutions and exceptional service. Lisa’s perspective is unique due to serving on numerous developer-established home owner associations and special district boards. Lisa's balanced insights into homeowner needs as well of those of developers and builders are valuable resources for clients of SDMS.

Ann Finn,
District Manager

Ann joined SDMS as a manager in 2004, after working as a paralegal on Title 32 legal matters the previous 20 years.  Ann is an expert on all facets of district operations and management.  She conducts workshops on various subjects including election administration, training of election judges, and assorted statutory compliance matters.  Ann has  extensive experience conducting due diligence for bond issuances, statutory compliance, budget and audit processes, and facilitating service plan approval processes with local governments.

A Colorado native, Ann earned a degree in Business from Western State College and a Paralegal Certificate from the Denver Paralegal Institute. She is a member of the Colorado Paralegal Association.

Steve Beck,
District Manager

Steve joined SDMSI in 2018 as a District Manager after over 40 years of experience in governmental and corporate management as a Controller, CFO and District Manager. He holds certifications as a CPA and CGMA and has also been appointed as a Notary Public in Louisiana and Colorado. His expertise is in governmental accounting and district management including extensive experience in all areas of administration, facility and laboratory operations and project management.

Steve earned BS degrees from Louisiana State University in Environmental Health (Microbiology and Chemistry) and Accounting/Business Law, an Executive MBA from Centenary College of Louisiana and did his PhD work in Organizational Performance at Colorado State University.


Ashley Frisbie,
District Manager

Ashley is a management professional with over 5 years of experience working for Title 32 Special Districts. Her strong communication and customer service skills enable her to individualize her management approach to best meet the unique needs of each client.

A Colorado native, Ashley obtained her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University. Prior to starting with SDMS in August of 2017, Ashley worked in the customer service sector for over 10 years and worked as a paralegal for Special Districts for over 5 years. She has extensive experience conducting Special District Elections and providing law compliance. Ashley has also served as a Designated Election Official and as an Election Judge for Special District Elections.