Board of Directors
Community Planning Manager, Cordillera Metropolitan District; Senior Long Range Planner for Eagle County; former chemistry & physics teacher at BMHS; Environmental Project Manager for Vail Resorts at Beaver Creek; Event Services Manager at Breckenridge; fly fishing guide; ski racing coach. BS, Watershed Sciences, Colorado State University; loves fishing, skiing, biking, rafting, backpacking & photography.
Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments; B.S. in Business Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; former President & Treasurer of Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley; former President, Treasurer, and Campaign Chairperson for United Way of Eagle River Valley; former board member of Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce; past consultant for Junior Achievement; favorite activities include telemark skiing, mountain biking, camping, and rafting with his wife and three children.
Mental health counselor specializing in wilderness therapy (retired); BA in Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University. Has worked as a retail and restaurant manager, construction office instructor, and various volunteer roles providing support for young people in the Eagle Valley. Loves to sail, raft, canoe, swim, ski, hike and adventure in the outdoors.
Senior Director of Mountain Planning, Vail Resorts; SE Group (retired); MS of Urban & Regional Planning, UC Denver; BA University of Denver; former board member of Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority, Eagle Park Reservoir Company, and Clinton Ditch and Reservoir Company. Likes to fly fish, kayak, raft, paddle board, ski, and golf.
Director at the Vail Valley Foundation, Media Chief for the Birds of Prey World Cup ski races, the GoPro Mountain Games, and Director of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Chairman of the Board of Directors for Community Builders, co-author of the Eagle County Climate Action Plan, member of Eagle County Wildlife Roundtable, and active coaching youth soccer and hockey. He lives in Edwards, Colorado, with his wife, Renee, and two boys Tyler and Alex.
Moved to the United States from Argentina in 1997 and opened The Boardroom, a Skateboard and Snowboard shop in Avon, with her husband, in 2003-2008, which gave them the opportunity to help young kids and local athletes. The Colorado and Eagle rivers have been very important to her as she loves to paddle board, fly fish, and raft during the summer and lives near both.
Senior Water Fellow, Catena Foundation; former Education & Outreach Coordinator, Eagle River Watershed Council; Masters of Environmental Science & Management, U.C. Santa Barbara; B.A. Environmental Economics, Middlebury College. Lives in Minturn and loves to ski, bike, hike, and play board games.
Managing Member, Ganz Legal Counsel Ltd.; environmental and natural resources attorney with expertise in abandoned mine sites, Superfund litigation and water quality compliance; he is a volunteer adaptive sit-ski instructor with the National Sports Center for the Disabled and avid backcountry skier; BE, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Water Resources) from Vanderbilt University; JD from Vermont Law School.
Club Director, Passport Clubhouse at Golden Peak; co-owner of Barre Forte VV fitness studio in Edwards (along with wife Beth); former golf professional, Red Sky Golf Club and mini tours; loves to fish, hike, backpack, camp, ski, bike, golf, and enjoy everything outdoors with Beth and dogs Wyo and Olive; BS, Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Penn State University.
Designer, Ruggs Benedict; CPA and Financial Analyst for Starwood Hotels, an avid outdoor enthusiast with prior experience as a Vail Ski Patroller and raft guide at Timberline Tours. In her free time she enjoys skiing, biking, hiking and enjoying the outdoors. She has a BA in Accounting & Finance from the University of Portland.
Watershed Education Coordinator for Town of Vail, former Land Stewardship Coordinator at Walking Mountains Science Center and Environmental Science Instructor at Colorado Mountain College. Graduate of Prescott College (MA) and Bowdoin College (BA). Rafter, kayaker, angler, hunter, backcountry skier, dog dad and lover of water in all its forms.
Principal and founder of Malin Yantis Public Relations, a boutique marketing communications firm, in-house pr director for Keystone and Vail ski resort, she opened The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch and was the assistant vice president of corporate communications for Destination Hotels & Resorts. She was a founding board member of First Descents, a kayak camp for young adults with cancer started by pro kayaker Brad Ludden. Graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and lives in Edwards, Colorado. Kristin is an avid hiker, loves to camp and but is happiest on a river.
Grants & Corporate Relations Manager, Can Do MS; Development Director, Solar Energy International; Associate Director, High Country Conservation Center; B.S. in Resource Conservation, University of Montana; loves to read, hike, camp and ski with her husband and two children.
Water Resources Program Director
Hydrologist; Environmental Data Manager; Principal, Lotic Hydrological, LLC; M.S. in Land Resources & Environmental Sciences. Expertise in physical hydrology, hydrologic modeling, solute transport, GIS, environmental data management, remote environmental data collection system deployment and maintenance.
Projects & Events Coordinator
B.S. Business Administration, University of Colorado; Marketing Coordinator, Swift Communications; Design Supervisor, CMNM Classifieds; loves to snowboard, backpack, camp, bike, and travel, garden, and greatly enjoys living in Colorado with her husband.
Education & Outreach Coordinator
B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama; Energy Programs Coordinator, Naturalist & Sustainability Intern, Walking Mountains; YCC Crew Leader, Montana Conservation Corps; loves to hike, ski, bike, camp, cook and drink as much coffee as he possibly can.
Development & Communications Coordinator
BA Political Science, Environmental Studies Policy, Luther College; Copy Editor, Swift Communications; Administrative Coordinator, Apex Mountain School; loves to go backpacking, read, write, travel throughout Colorado, garden, and hunt with her husband.
Land & Rivers Fund Program Director
Natural Resources and Psychology, University of WI Stevens Point; Colorado Outward Bound School; Director of Ski Patrol at Eldora Resort and Hidden Valley Ski Area near Estes Park; part time ski patroller at Beaver Creek; likes to raft and take river trips, mountain bike, hike, work in her garden, practice yoga, ski, cook, read and have adventures with her husband and 2 almost grown daughters.
Pete is a Real Estate Broker with Berkshire Hathaway, skillfully representing home buyers & sellers; he spent 8 years as a Ski Patroller in Vail and in France. An outdoor enthusiast, Pete spends his free time skiing, mountain biking, rafting, and with his family. He has a BA in Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Eagle County Commiss-ioner. Owner, Black Diamond Research (1992-present); Director of Institutional Research, Colorado Mountain College; Masters in Heath Administration; MA in Political Science; Past President United Way of Eagle County; board member Early Childhood Partners; Eagle County native.
Arlene S. Quenon
Past ERWC Board President (2007-08), Attorney (retired); Corporate Executive; Eagle County Planning Commission (1991-2002); Eagle Valley Land Trust Board (2003-06); Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce, Past President; Sylvan Lake State Park (volunteer). Eagle Valley Nordic Council Board, Secretary (2009-10)
Josiah “Joe” Macy
Past Watershed Council Board President (2006); Flyfishing Guide; Vail Resorts Governmental Affairs (retired); Eagle Valley Land Trust Board. Expertise in water quality and quantity, fisheries, riparian values, local government.
Susan G. Pollack
Financial analyst (retired); MBA Finance; Gore Range Natural Science School board (1999-2008); Assistant Governor, Rotary International; Vail Valley Wine Auction, treasurer and board member.
|In memory and appreciation of Dr. Thomas “Tom” Steinberg (1924-2017)
Physician; Past Vail Town Council Member; Eagle Valley Land Trust Board. Expertise in water quality, fisheries, stream flows, Gore Creek and Upper Eagle River historic flows.
Owner of Common Ground Consulting. Former natural resource specialist for the National Park Service, and former senior associate at SE Group. Former City of Boulder Environmental Advisory Board member and natural resource planner for Boulder County Parks and Open Space. MS in Environmental Science and BA in Biology, University of Virginia. Loves to run, sail, fish, cook, and read.