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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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Thelma Peck, Treasurer

A retired CPA, Thelma spent 29 years in Connecticut but is glad to be back in her home state of Colorado. She has been a resident of Colorado Springs for 21 years and a member of the FOCC Board of Directors for 18 of those 21 years! In the past she has coordinated retail sales, done book keeping, and much much more.

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Linda Weber, Secretary

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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Cody Allen

We welcome Cody to the Board of Directors!


Lauren McKenzie

Always seeking adventure, Lauren made the move to Colorado Springs in 2012 after previously living in California, Arizona and Texas. She immediately fell in love with all of the beautiful things Colorado has to offer, especially Cheyenne Canon. Lauren currently lives Downtown with her best friend and #1 trail companion Piper, her 2 year old Doberman Pinscher. Together, Lauren and Piper love spending their

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Bonnie Singleton

Since moving to Colorado Springs from Wisconsin in 2012 the trails and open spaces within this community have been one of Bonnie’s favorite parts of the Colorado Springs community. Cheyenne Cañon, in particular, has always been one of her favorite places to spend weekends, bring out-of-towners and learn about the flora and fauna of Colorado.
Bonnie is particularly interested and incredibly passionate in the

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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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