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​​​​2023​ Colorado Recreational Trails Committee Vacancy

​Colorado Parks and Wildlife is requesting applications for an opening for the Colorado Recreational Trails Committee. The Committee advises the Parks and Wildlife Commission and CPW on all matters pertaining to trails, their use, extent, location and funding. Members of the committee review, score, and rank grant applications and formulate funding recommendations for State Trail grant programs.

The eleven committee members are volunteers: one from each of Colorado's Congressional Districts, two At-Large Representatives, and one GOCO Representative. They serve four-year terms (unless filling the remainder of an unexpired term) and may be reappointed to a second, four-year term.

The following representative position based on Colorado's Congressional Districts is open:

  • Congressional District 6

In keeping with Federal Recreational Trails Program requirements and the Commission’s Recreational Trails Committee Policy, the Committee shall include in its membership representation a broad spectrum of trail users. Committee members should be proponents of all trail recreation activities with unbiased judgment toward both motorized and non-motorized uses. Committee members will be chosen based on the candidate's qualifications inclusive of overall skills, outdoor recreational interests, and leadership qualities.

CPW seeks to maintain a balance between motorized and non-motorized representation on the State Trails Committee. The preferred candidates will have a varied trails background with experience and knowledge to represent a wide variety of trail interests (including motorized and non-motorized uses) ​with the goal of working cooperatively for trails and greenways throughout the state.​

Position is open until filled. Initial application reviews will begin on Friday, March 24, 2023​.​

How to Apply:

  • ​​​To be considered, applicants must reside in Congressional District 6 (Congressional District Map​).
  • Download ​and complete the 2023 Comm​​ittee Application (docx - downloads to your computer).​
  • Submit a resume with your application to, with the words "Recreational Trails Committee Application"​ and the Congressional District number where you reside in the subject line.​

​​​Please contact Fletcher Jacobs at if you have any questions.​​​