Peggy Littleton has served as Commissioner since January 2011 and represents the citizens of District 5, which covers most of the City of Colorado Springs. Prior to her public service as a Commissioner, she served on the Colorado State Board of Education for seven years, from February 2004-January 2011 representing the 5th Congressional District. Her involvement in education spans many years. She taught for 15 years in a variety of educational settings, including home-schooling her three children and serving as a faculty member at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy and Colorado Springs Christian School. Peggy was also appointed as the director for Colorado’s GEAR UP grant, which was administered by the office of former Governor Bill Owens. Peggy has conducted professional staff development seminars for teachers nationwide. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the Regents University of New York (renamed Excelsior) and has earned numerous graduate hours in literacy and education.
Commissioner Littleton serves on many boards and commissions, including Gubernatorial appointments to both the Homeland Security and All-Hazards Advisory Council, the Coroners Training and Standards Board, the National Association of Counties (NACo) Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee, The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority Board of Directors, County Board of Retirement, 911 Authority Board, EPC Emergency Services Agency, the Pikes Peak Library Board as well as a liaison to the Offices of the Sheriff and Clerk and Recorder
She is focused on educating citizens on their responsibility to be personally prepared for incidents that might dictate a You’re On Your Own (YOYO) experience when first responders and the government might not be able to assist. In December 2011, she led the efforts to be the first county nationwide to adopt the NDAA resolution preserving Habeas Corpus and Civil Liberties.
She is proud of her three productive, taxpaying adult children and their families.
Commissioner Littleton can be reached at:
200 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2202
Phone: (719) 520-6415
Fax: (719) 520-6397
District 5 Map: New Districts set in 2017
El Paso County Road Projects
Resolution to Preserve Habeas Corpus and Civil Liberties
Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association's Convention - Jan 31, 2012
Habeas Corpus and Civil Liberties
Habeas Corpus Letter