presentations

August 25, 2017 – Silverthorne
Affordable Housing – Laurie Best, Town of Breckenridge
Affordable Housing – David O’Neil Brynn Grey Partners
Forest Health – Brad Piehl, High Country Forest Collaborative

March 9, 2017 – Denver
Economic Update – Brian Lewandowski, Leeds School of Business
Colorado Communities for Climate Action (CC4CA) – Tom Easley, Rocky Mtn Climate Organiz.

October 27, 2016 – Pagosa Springs
Colorado Tourism Office – Cathy Ritter, Colorado Tourism Office
One Geographic Area Study – Michael Muldoon, Colorado Division of Insurance
I AM PRO SNOW – Talya Tavor, I AM PRO SNOW, The Climate Reality Project

August 26, 2016 – Fraser
Water Quality/Impaired Stream Status – Lane Wyatt, NWCOG Water QQ Committee
Storm/Waste Water Management – Gene Riordan, Vranesh & Raisch
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Transit – Drew Nelson, Winter Park
Roaring Fork Transit Agency (RFTA) – Dan Blankenship, RFTA
The Mountain Pact & Community Engagement – Diana Madson, Mountain Pact

March 10, 2016 – Denver
Colorado Economic Review & Outlook – Ben Mendanhall, COLOTRUST
The Sharing Economy – Rachel Allen, CML
CDOT Update – Shailen Bhatt, Executive Director, CDOT
The Disney Way Grand County Training Series – DiAnn Butler, Grand County Economic Develop.

January 20, 2016 – Whistler, BC
40 Years: A Brief History of Whistler – The Role of Long Term Planning – Melissa Laidlaw, RMOW
Tourism Whistler – Barrett Fisher, President & CEO of Tourism Whistler
Whistler Chamber – Val Litwin, CEO, Whistler Chamber
Whistler: Community Fundamentals – Mike Furey, Chief Administrative Officer, RMOW
Focus: Climate Change & Energy Management – Ted Battiston, RMOW

October 23, 2015 – Estes Park
Estes Park Update – Bill Pinkham, Town of Estes Park
Where Wild Meets Life – Wes Kufeld, Estes Park Police Chief; Kate Rusch, Public Information Officer; Kyle Patterson, Rocky Mountain National Park Public Affair Officer; and Mary Kay Watry, Rocky Mountain National Park Biologist.
Operating Nonprofits in a Destination Community – Jill Lancaster and Sally Park, Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center; Travis Machalek, Town of Estes Park
Building a Better Colorado – Reeves Brown, Project Coordinator
Estes Park Flood September 2013 – Frank Lancaster, Town of Estes Park

August 28, 2015 – Vail
Welcome to Vail – Andy Daly, Town of Vail
Vacation Home Rentals – Melanie Rees, Rees Consulting Inc.
I-70 Coalition – Margaret Bowes, I-70 Coalition
The Mountain Pact – Diana Madson, The Mountain Pact

March 12, 2015 – Denver
Reason for Cautious Optimism in the U.S. Ski Industry – Michael Berry, NSAA
Colorado Economic Update – Ben Mendenhall, COLOTRUST

January 23, 2015 – Dillon
Town of Vail Special Events – Kelli McDonald, Town of Vail
Community Benefits of Workforce Housing – Wendy Sullivan, WSW Associates

October 24, 2014 – Ouray
Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax – Allen Best, Mountain Town News
Opportunities & Challenges for Mountain Communities in Today’s Economy – Clark Anderson, Sonoran Institute
A Brief History of a Complicated River – Eric Kuhn, Colorado River District

August 29, 2014 – Durango
Changing Consumer Demographics in the Ski Industry – Nate Fristoe, RRC Associates

March 13, 2014 – Denver
Five Employee Benefit Trends – Leanna Sandner & Ted Konstantopoulos, Forest Financial Group Inc.

January 24, 2014 – Jackson, WY
Jackson Hole Air Program – Mark Barron & Mike Gierau, Town of Jackson
Jackson Hole Community Pathways – Brian Schilling, Town of Jackson

August 30, 2013 – Crested Butte
Plastic Bag & Film Recycling – Phil Rozenski, on behalf of the American Plastic Bag Alliance
Transportation Infrastructure for Colorado – Bob Murphy, Mayor of Lakewood on behalf of MPACT64

October 26, 2012 – Glenwood Springs
Kari Linker – Regional Dev. Director, Colorado Office of Economic Dev. and Intl. Trade

August 31, 2012 – Minturn
Tony Hernandez – Director, Division of Local Gov, DOLA
Melissa Sherburne & Mark Kane – SE Group

January 27, 2012 – Steamboat Springs
Debra Hinsvark – Assistant City Manager
Winnie Delliquadri – Government Programs Manager

October 28, 2011 – Park City, UT
Diane Foster – Park City Environmental Sustainability Manager
Michael Kovacs – Park City Assistant City Manager

August 26, 2011 – Grand Lake
Michael Berry – National Ski Areas Association

January 28, 2011 – Snowmass Village
David Keyser – Colorado State Demography Office
Kathay Rennels and Geniphyr Ponce-Pore – CSU Office of Community & Economic Development

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