Dylan Shuster is a student at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs pursing a bachelor’s in chemistry and biochemistry. Dylan is a lab instructor for General Chemistry as well as a member of the Student Government Association as a Representative at Large. Dylan grew up in Cheyenne Canon and when confronted with the opportunity to volunteer for them for a summer four years ago,
Judy Gelston is a long time Colorado Springs native who brings a versatile background in the public service field in a capacity helping those individuals less fortunate work towards self-sufficiency. Judy has had many opportunities to visit North Cheyenne Canon Park independently as well as with family and friends. Each time a visit has been made to this very well renowned park, it has
Alan Hale is a retired financial executive from the technology industry and has an accounting degree from Oklahoma State and an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Alan and his wife Karen and their two teenage children have been regular volunteers for North Cheyenne Cañon Park for many years. Among their many favorite places in the park is the top of Mount Muscoco.
As owner and creative director for a small design firm, Frances has done it all; from working in a print shop to working in agencies, as well as a freelancer, she has honed her ability to produce creative work while maintaining her strength of character and humility. She has worked with several groups, including SW Creatives, Sandia Advertising, and Big Fish Marketing. She is an award-winning
Native of Colorado Springs. Been enjoying the Canon since a little kid back in the 70’s. Hiking and fishing cheyenne creek back then now regularly run the Columbine Trail on route to Mt Rosa and Mt Almagre. Elected to the board in 2012. Involvement will be with Membership with the Friends of Cheyenne Canon (FOCC).
I discovered North Cheyenne Canon Park after relocating from the Midwest in 1979. After hiking and biking on the trails in the Park for years I notice that trails were not well maintained. This realization led me to discovering The Friends of Cheyenne Canon and becoming part of the first ever Trails Committee. Result? Far better trails today. This initial trails effort led to
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
Ron Leasure a native of Colorado Spring he is married and has two children one stepson and one granddaughter. He was the ranger of North Cheyenne Canon from 1986-2009 when he retired. Completing many tasks such as bring in recyclable trash bear proof containers, state of the art new restrooms by Starsmore visitor center, and picking the location of Starsmore center. Ron helped implement
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