Whitney Gustin Connor
Senior Program Officer - Health
Whitney Gustin Connor directs Rose Community Foundation’s Health program area, which supports efforts to promote a health care system that is more coordinated, affordable and accessible.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Connor was a consultant to Cape Cod Healthcare’s school-based health center program in Massachusetts. Before this, she served as a non-partisan policy analyst for the Colorado General Assembly and staffed the legislature’s committees on health and human services. She has also worked as a planning/grants specialist in women’s health at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Ms. Connor has written a number of health policy reports for the Colorado General Assembly, including the Colorado Health Care Resource Book.
Ms. Connor earned a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and a master’s degree in health policy from the University of Colorado. Her work in the community has included volunteering for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains and Attention Homes, a residential treatment program for at-risk youth.