Board of Directors

Wayne Park

Wayne Park

Secretary

Secretary Wayne Park joined the land trust board in 2018. Wayne has a background as an Air Force pilot, a PHD in Mathematics, followed by careers in Academics, as an Energy Consultant, and then 13 years of service on the staff of the Organization of American States working in International Development throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Wayne and his wife Sally have lived in Estes Park now for 20 years. Here he has been active in St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, the Kiwanis Club, Kairos Prison Ministry, and most recently a six year term with the EPMC Foundation Board.

Ward Nelson

Ward Nelson

Director

Director Ward Nelson joined the EVLT Board in 2018 after serving 4 years as the Town of Estes Park’s representative to the Larimer County Open Lands Board. Ward and his wife Pat fell in love with the Estes Valley when they first visited together in the ’70’s.

Curt Gleaves

Curt Gleaves

Treasurer

Treasurer Curt Gleaves arrived in Estes Park in 2006 and joined the EVLT Board in 2010 after being actively involved in monitor activities since 2007. He is an attorney and is President of Chapin Financial Management in Estes Park. Curt is active on the Legal and Finance Committees.

Amy Plummer

Amy Plummer

Director

Director Amy Plummer, P.E., worked at Van Horn Engineering and Surveying for most of the years between 1979 and 2016 where she was honored to help EVLT obtain several easements. She has served on the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District’s Trails Committee since its inception in the early 1990’s. She and her husband, Todd, have monitored multiple properties for the last several years.

Alice Reuman

Alice Reuman

Director

Director Alice Reuman first joined the EVLT Board of Directors in 2014, completing one term while serving on the Legal Committee and as an active monitor.  She is back for a second term and is again active on the Stewardship and Legal Committee and as a monitor. She has a background as an urban and regional planner with a focus on areas including conservation and recreation.

Don Smith

Don Smith

Director

Director Don Smith is a Professor of Law at the University of Denver and joined the land trust board in 2019. He is interested in conservation law and practice.

Melissa Strong

Melissa Strong

Director

Director Melissa Strong is the owner of Bird & Jim resturaunt in Estes Park as well as an avid rock climber. She joined the board in 2019.

Jan Swaney

Jan Swaney

Director

Director Jan Swaney worked for the land trust through 2017 and joined the board in 2020. She is an avid hiker and enjoys traveling with her husband.

Craig Axtell (Left) and Leo Weber (Right)

Craig Axtell (Left) and Leo Weber (Right)

Honorary Board Members

Craig and Leo have been EVLT Directors for many years and continue to be active with the organization. As Honorary Board members, they help guide the land trust. But as they put it, don’t have to go to any more meetings.

Jackie Oldham

Jackie Oldham

Director

Jackie has lived in Estes Park for 30 years and is an avid hiker and mountain climber. She has volunteered with the Land Trust since 1995, and she and her husband Ken have placed conservation easements on their property in the Estes Valley. She has served on the Land Trust’s finance committee for the past year and has a background in economics and finance.
Pat Begley

Pat Begley

Director

Pat Begley and his wife Sandy joined the Estes Valley Land Trust in 2011. They have lived in Estes for fourteen years and Colorado’s front range since 1991. Pat currently serves on the stewardship and legal committee and continues to monitor. He is a retired homebuilder and spends as much time as possible in the outdoors.
Karla Henderson

Karla Henderson

Director

Karla Henderson moved to Estes Park over 7 years ago and has been in love with the Estes Park area since she worked at Cheley Colorado Camps for one summer 50 years ago. She is now a “full-time” volunteer at Rocky Mountain National Park. In addition to volunteering, she is an avid hiker, a member of the Estes Park Village Band, and writes a weekly blog musing about wondering and wandering in her previous and present life.

Staff

Jeffrey Boring

Jeffrey Boring

Executive Director

Jeffrey joined EVLT in May 2016. Prior to joining the Land Trust, Jeffrey worked with the Larimer County Natural Resources Department and the Big Thompson Watershed Forum in Loveland. Jeffrey also worked as a Conservation Director for the Athens Land Trust in Athens, Georgia and began his conservation career in the Atlanta office of The Nature Conservancy.

Joanna Maggetti

Joanna Maggetti

Business Manager

Joanna joined EVLT in 2021 after working on the far north coast of California. Joanna worked most recently at Redwood Parks Conservancy and Redwood National Park.

Past Board Members

We have been so fortunate to have dozens of dedicated volunteers serve on our board of directors:
 

Board Member Years Served Board Member Years Served
Gail Albers 2016-2018 R Wendell Amos 1989-2009
Judy Archibald 2003-2006 Alan Aspinall 1988-1994
Craig Axtell 2011-present Vaughn Baker 2016-2021
Kim Barrier 1999-2009 Pat Begley 2021-Present
Bob Benight 1996-2000 Ned Bramwell 1988-1995
Jim Broomfield 2007-2015 Dave Caddell 2011-2011
Roxanne Coop 1995-1997 John Cooper 2017-2020
Marjorie Corcoran 1997-2000 Jim Crain 1987-2002
Wanda Curry 2015-2021 Russ Driskill 2009-2010
Sally Duncan 1994-1995 Geoff Elliot 2020-2021
Becky Elrod 2010-2012 Art French 2013-2018
Eldon Freudenburg 1988-1992 Marv Gee 1997-2010
Curt Gleaves 2010-present Seymour Grahm 1988-1991
Robin Harding 2016-2021 Karla Henderson 2021- Present
George Hix 1988-1997 Mark Holdt 2016-2021
Piet Hondius 1987-2000 Helen Hondius 2000-2003
Robert Irvin 1987-1994 Carmen Johnson 2001-2007
Gail Johnson 2009-2011 Charlie Johnson 2013-2017
G Kent Keller 2007-2011 Dorothy Kingsmore 1997-1999
Gary Klaphake 1993-1998 Lorna Knowlton 1987-1990
Bill Lamm 1993-2008 Mary Lamy 1988-1994
Chuck Levine 2012-2013 Louise Lindsay 1994-2000
Howard Lipke 2002-2004 Carly Lober 2016-2021
Jane Lopez 2005-2007 Jack Lungstrum 1991-1997
Ken Martin 2013-2015 John Mason 1991-1997
James Miller 1994-1997 Ward Nelson 2018-present
Bill Newman Jr 2000-2007 John Nolan 2014-2020
Jackie Oldham 2021-Present Ken Oldham 1995-2014
Wayne Park 2018-present Bill Pinkham 2002-2008
Amy Plummer 2018-present Ralph Read 1987-1992
Ann Reichhardt 1993-1997 Roland Retrum 1987-1989
Janice Ricker 2007-2010 Homer Rouse 1995-1996
Alice Rueman 2014-2017,

2020-present

Peter Sinnott 2014-2020
Don Smith 2019-present Phil Snow 1997-1999
Phil Snow 1997-1999 Jan Swaney 2020-present
Nelson Thomas 1988-1993 Karen Thompson 2017-2017
Rebecca Urquhart 2008-2013 Tom Watts 1989-1995
Leo Weber 2007-present Lynn Weissenrieder 2007-2009
Jim White 1990-2015 Harriette Woodard 2014-2015
Maurice Worley 1987-1989 Marsha Yelick 2009-2015
Lynn Young 2005-2008
James Frank and Charlie Johnson

James Frank and Charlie Johnson

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