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2017 Conference Dates:

May 10th-12th, 2017
Beaver Run Resort​​ 
Breckenridge, CO​​​​​


Director Broscheid headshot Bob Broscheid

​Director
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Keynote Banquet Speaker

Director Benitez headshot Luis Benitez

Director​
Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office

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Weingardt headshot ​Susan Alden Weingardt (co-presenter with Emily Olsen)

Partnership Liaison
United States Forest Service

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​Jason Bertolacci (moderator)

Founder and Principal
Berbur Inc.

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Barnhart headshot Felicia Barnhart (co-presenter with Sarah Braun)

Therapeutic Recreation Program 
City of Colorado Springs

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​​Beisel headshot ​Andrew Beisel

Information Systems Coordinator
Civic Canopy

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​​Bonnell headshot ​Mary Ann Bonnell

Visitor Services Manager
Jefferson County Open Space

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Bowan headshot ​Daniel Bowan

Assistant Professor of Recreation and Outdoor Leadership
CSU Pueblo

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Braun headshot ​Sarah Braun (co-presenter with Felicia Barnhart)

Therapeutic Recreation Program
City of Colorado Springs

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Carithers headshot Bevin Carithers (co-presenter with Mary McCormac)

Chief Park Ranger
Boulder County Parks and Open Space

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​​ Chris Castilian (panelist with Ann Easley Baker)

Executive Director 
Great Outdoors Colorado 

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Williams headshot ​Corrie Colvin Williams (co-presenter with Kelly Keena)

Co-founder/Principal Consultant
Blue Lotus Consulting and Evaluation ​

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​Anna Danila (co-presenter with Emily Tristant)

Outdoors and Travel Programs Manager
Girl Scouts of Colorado 

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Doby headshot Brianna Doby

Non-Profit Consultant
Positive Rhetoric

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​​ ​Matt Dunfee

Programs Manager
Wildlife Management Institute​

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Ann Easley Baker

Executive​ Director
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
 
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Fernandez headshot ​Carlos Fernandez

State Director
The Nature Conservancy, Colorado Chapter

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Finnessey headshot ​Taryn Finnessey

Senior Climate Change Specialist
Colorado Water Conservation Board

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Elizabeth Garner

State Demographer
Colorado Department of Local Affairs

Opening Keynote Speaker


​​Gray headshot Matt Gray

Executive Director
Rocky Mountain Innovation Lab

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​​Groves headshot Christine Groves

Founder
Non-Profit, Grant Writing and Program Development Consultant​​

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Hoffner headshot ​​Lori Hoffner 

Professional Speaker, Trainer, Consultant
Supporting ConnUnity, Inc.

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​​ ​Kelly Keena (co-presenter with Corrie Colvin Williams)

Co-founder/Principal Consultant
Blue Lotus Consulting and Evaluation

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Tabbi Kinion headshot ​Tabbi Kinion

Statewide Education Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife​

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McCormac headshot Mary McCormac (co-presenter with Bevin Carithers)

Education and Watchable Wildlife Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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Olsen headshot ​Emily Olsen (co-presenter with Susan Alden Weingardt)

Colorado Program Manager
National Forest Foundation

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Schroder headshot ​Levi Schroder

Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker; Founder
Schroder & Associates LLC.

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Salgado headshot ​Rafael Salgado

Executive Director
Cal-wood Education Center​

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Emily Tristant (co-presenters with Anna Danila​)

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​Lauren Truitt

Public Information and Website Manager
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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Zawisza headshot Anna Zawisza

Director of Community Relations and St​rategic Partnerships
Volunteers for Colorado 

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Planning Partners​​

Thank you to our Partners in the Outdoors Conference Planning Partners.

  • GOCO
  • CDOT
  • Pheasnts Forever
  • BLM
  • CAEE
  • Angler's Covey
  • CPRA
  • Grant writing consultations trainings
  • NWTF
  • YMCA
  • Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance
  • Conservation Colorado

Questions?

Dan Zimmerer                                                          
Partnership Coordinator
daniel.zimmerer@state.co.us
(303) 291-​7258​
Erin Vogel
Partnership Program Assistant
erin.vogel@state.co.us​
(303) 291-7258​​​​​
 

Learn more about ​Partners in the Outdoors​.​​​​​​​​​