Jayla Poppelton

Jayla Poppleton is the Executive Director at Water Education Colorado, the state’s leading organization for informing and engaging Coloradans on water issues. Prior to becoming E.D., Jayla oversaw Water Education Colorado’s full suite of print and digital content programming. For 9 years she was the editor for Headwaters magazine, Water Education Colorado’s flagship publication. She has written extensively on all things water, and it continues to be the subject she is most passionate about. Jayla serves on the Advisory Council for the One World One Water Center at Metro State University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in technical journalism with a specialization in natural resources management from Colorado State University. She lives in Denver with her husband and three sons, and enjoys traveling and recreating in Colorado’s great outdoors—especially in, on or around water.