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Hans and Alix Berglund, Edwards, CO

Principal and owners of Berglund Architects.

Kathy Borgen – Denver and Vail, CO

Campaign Co-Chair, Trustee for the Borgen Foundation; Board member for Sonoran Institute, Colorado Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and Iliff School of Theology.; Member of the Director’s Council, Harvard Divinity School; former board member of the Denver Summerbridge program

Phil Brodsky, PhD, Chair – Avon, CO

Former Vice President, Corporate Research and Environmental Technology, Monsanto Company; Treasurer and Member of the Executive Board for B’nai, Vail Congregatio

Kelly Bronfman – Atherton, CA

Trustee of the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and the Eagle Valley Land Trust; active with the national board of Girl Scouts of America.

Kate Cocchiarella - Vail, CO

Eagle County School Board

Buck and Holly Elliott – Edwards, CO

Co-Owners, Paragon Guides; former board member with the 10th Mountain Hut Association and the Vail Leadership Institute

Markian Feduschak – Eagle, CO

Executive Director, Walking Mountains.

Beverly Freedman - Edwards, CO

CEO, The Assist Group

John Haerter – Edwards, CO

Principal, Vail Dentistry

Ted James – Eagle, CO

Career Science Instructor, Eagle County School District; Board Member with the Colorado Watershed Project.

Shelly Jarnot – Edwards, CO

Marketing Director, East West Resorts

Greg Johnson - Edwards, CO

Bank of America

Kim Langmaid - Vail, CO

Executive Director, National Forest Foundation


Susie & Paul Lyons – Vail, CO

Accomplished botanical illustratore and active with Devener Botanical Gardnes; Owner of Rocky Capital Partners and former bank executive

Brenda & Joe McHugh – Vail, CO and Dallas, TX

Former Chair of the Finance Committee for the national board of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving; former trustee of the Catholic Foundation; former Director of the Catholic Campus Ministry program at SMU in Dallas and Chair of Finance Committee; Director and Executive of several public companies

Jenny Maritz – Vail, CO

Former financial analyst for Crocker National Bank and Federal Asset Deposit Association

Ellen Moritz - Edwards, CO

President, FirstBank of Avon

Dan Patten, Treasurer - Eagle-Vail, CO

Chief Financial Officer, Millennium Bank

Ben Peternell – Denver and Avon, CO

Strategic Planning and Human Resource Consultant, Retired Human Resources and Communications Executive for Harrah’s, served on various boards in the hospitality industry, education and the arts

Amanda Precourt - Avon, CO

Former marketing professional for Charles Schwab and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Habitat for Humanity & First Descents board member, Real Estate and Construction Management

Susan & Rich Rogel – Avon, CO

Member, University of Michigan Presidential Advisory Board, Youth Foundation board member; founder of PPOM, former President of the University of Michigan Alumni Association

John Shipp

Principal, Dionysus Hospitality

Pat Tierney, Vice Chair - Avon, CO and New York, NY

Former Global CEO for Harcourt division of Reed Elsevier, Trustee of University of Colorado Foundation

Carroll Tyler - Avon, CO

Vice President, Vail Office, Slifer, Smith and Frampton


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318 walking mountains lane
        avon, co 81620

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Walking Mountains operates under special use permit from the White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.  All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Walking Mountains Science Center™ is a 501(3c) nonprofit that provides place-based education in natural and environmental science through science programs for Eagle County schools, summer science day camps and overnight camps, adult and family excursions that take place across Vail, Colorado and Eagle County, Colorado. Graduate fellows can apply to be environmental educators and intern naturalists. Our educational programs enhance scientific literacy, build environmental awareness, and inspire stewardship in children, adults, residents and visitors to the Vail area and Rocky Mountains. The science center recently achieved LEED Platinum Certification for the Buck Creek Campus from the U.S. Green Building Council.