Commissioner Eva Henry was reelected to the Adams County Board of Commissioners in 2016 and is currently serving as board chair. Commissioner Henry also served her community as the Mayor Pro Tem and city council member for the City of Thornton. Commissioner Henry believes in community involvement and has participated in numerous projects that involve social justice and veterans issues.
Commissioner Henry left her 18-year career in finance in 2007 to become a full time advocate for working families. She was awarded the Family Future Award from Access Housing and received a F.O.L. award from DALF for the advocacy work she has done for working families.
Commissioner Henry serves on Denver Regional Council of Governments, Adams County Housing Authority, Airport Coordinating Committee, Metro Vision, DRCOG Administrative Committee, Precious Child Committee, and Children Outreach Project Board.
Commissioner Henry grew up in Adams County and raised her children as a single parent. She knows what it’s like to struggle, to have a family member lose their job, to be one bad break from being homeless—those trying times made her stronger. Every day Commissioner Henry works to improve the lives of the residents across Adams County.