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Rollie Heath
Colorado State Senate, District 13
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 6
Base salary$30,000 per year
Per diem$45/$99 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits8 years
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin
J.D.University of Wisconsin, 1961
Date of birth12/28/1937
Place of birthBaltimore, MD
Office website
Personal website
Rollie Heath (b. December 28, 1937) has been a Democratic member of the Colorado State Senate since 2009. He represents the 18th district.

Heath was a candidate for the Governor of Colorado in 2002.

He earned his BS in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin in 1959. He then received his JD from the University of Wisconsin in 1961.

Heath was President of the International Corporation and Building Materials Corporation. He also served as Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army/United States Army Reserves from 1961 to 1983. He was also Director and Vice President of ARMCO Steel from 1970 to 1973. From 1973 to 1990 he was Senior Vice President of Johns Manville Corporation. He then worked as Owner/Founder of Ponderosa Industries from 1988 to 2001. He is currently a Teacher of "Humanizing the Negotiating Process" at Leeds School of Business.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Heath has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Heath served on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Heath was elected to the 18th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[1]

Heath raised $102,062 for his campaign.[2]

Campaign donors


In 2008, Heath collected $102,062 in donations.[3]

His three largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Boulder Valley Education Association $2,500
Colorado Education Association $2,125
Copic Insurance $1,000


Tax increases for education

In early August, Senator Heath submitted signatures for an initiative to increase taxes in Colorado for education funding. The measure would increase the sales tax from 2.9% to 3% for the next five years, and it would also increase the income tax to 5% from 4.63% for five years. The increases would generate an estimated $3 billion in revenue for education.[4]


Heath and his wife, Josie, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Colorado State Senate - District 18
Succeeded by