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Chris Beyer, President

Chris moved with her family from Minnesota to Colorado Springs in 1958. She and her family picnicked in North Cheyenne Cañon Park in those early years and believed they were truly ‘in the mountains’. Back then picnicking next to the creek was a major attraction.
Chris is retired from 31 years as a teacher in School District 11 and came to be a board member

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Rebecca MacNamee, Vice President

Rebecca MacNamee

Rebecca recently moved here from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and resides in downtown Colorado Springs. North Cheyenne Cañon Park was one of the first places she visited after moving to Colorado, and she has been in love with it ever since.

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Rick Hessek

A native of Colorado Springs, Rick has been enjoying the Canon since a little kid back in the 70’s. Back then he was hiking and fishing Cheyenne Creek, and now regularly runs the Columbine Trail on route to Mt Rosa and Mt Almagre. Rick has been the Race Director for the Canya Cañon for several years, was elected to the board in 2012, and

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Jerry Rhodes

Jeremy Rhodes is a Senior Manager and Director at Computer Sciences Corporation. Currently, he supports the Department of Defense as the Joint Staff Joint Integrated Air & Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO) liaison to the Bi-national North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command and to U.S. Northern Command. He provides subject matter expertise and strategic counsel to the Command leadership on all air and missile defense

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Linda Weber

November 1, 2015 marked Linda’s first year in Colorado Springs and the chance to experience the beauty of our area each day. Living on Pine Grove Avenue has allowed Linda to claim North Cheyenne Cañon Park as her backyard.
According to Linda, her time as a Park Ambassador at Helen Hunt Falls during the 2015 season was a wonderful experience. “I was able to observe

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Bob Falcone

A past President of the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon, Bob now serves as an Ex-officio member. He enjoys working on trails.  Bob is a very avid hiker, logging over 400 miles on foot in 2012.  Bob has an in-depth knowledge of many, many trails in the El Paso/Teller/Douglas County areas and continues to seek little known, rarely used trails.
Bob is an accomplished nature

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