Deven Shaff

About Deven Shaff

Deven was elected by Ward 3 in 2017. He was re-elected in November 2021 for his second term. He and his family have lived in Broomfield for nearly 10 years.

Professional Background

Over the years, Deven has worked in education, nonprofits, and in university settings.  After college, he started a career as an opera singer and teaching artist with Central City Opera, Opera Fort Collins, Cherry Creek Chorale, and Littleton Town Hall.  He then went on to manage The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder and helped rebuild the Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado Boulder.  He is currently a substitute teacher working with Boulder Valley School District, most frequently at Kohl Elementary School in Broomfield.  He also is a founder of the Turnpike Arts District.

Political/Community Experience

President of the Broomfield Building Corporation Board of Directors; Chair of the Transportation Committee of Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT); Member of the Rocky Flats Stewardship Council Board of Directors, Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority Board of Directors, Northwest Mayors/Commissioners Coalition, Broomfield County Transportation Forum, State Highway 7 Coalition, Boulder County Consortium of Cities; Council Liaison to Broomfield Public Art Committee, One Book One Broomfield Committee; Colorado Municipal League (CML) Policy Committee, Member of the Board of Directors for the Broomfield Early Childhood Council; Former chair/member of Broomfield Cultural Council; SCFD Reauthorization Task-Force; Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Community Noise Roundtable.


Master of Music Colorado State University; Bachelor of Arts in Music, Education Minor from College of Idaho.