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Challenge Aspen’s Annual Gala: Moving Mountains will be held at the Buttermilk Mountain Lodge on Sunday, July 21st.

National Council Membership

National Council Members keep Challenge Aspen’s mission to provide year-round adaptive experiences for individuals with disabilities alive. This esteemed group of donors gives more than just financial support – they are the fabric of the Challenge Aspen community, ambassadors of our mission, and essential pieces of this organization’s history. National Council Members believe in life without limits.

As our organization embarks on its second quarter-century, we fully intend to make the next 25 years greater than the last. There has never been a better moment to be, or to become, a member of Challenge Aspen’s National Council.

To qualify for membership:

  • Annual donation of $5,000 or greater
  • Given a total of $25,000 or more over the past 25 years
  • Sustained a cash donation annually for 20 or more years

National Council privileges include but are not limited to:

  • Exclusive National Council Events
  • Advance purchase opportunities for all Challenge Aspen events
  • Prominent listing in Challenge Aspen publications
  • 25% discount on Challenge Aspen merchandise
  • National Council members are invited to participate as special guests on adaptive experiences including lessons and retreats
  • Bi-yearly program updates and insights via dedicated member communications

Join Today

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We hope you will join this special group of contributors who are committed to upholding the quality of Challenge Aspen programs and providing access without limits.

Questions? Please contact Brenna Sandstrom, Development Director at or call our office at (970) 923-0578.

National Council Members

BJ Adams
Isaac Arnold
Meg and Jeff Arnold
Vickie and David Arnold
Gwen Carew and Charles Bailey
Justin Bailey
Jean Ann and J. Barry Banker
Donna and Jim Barksdale
Molly and Tom Bedell
Jackie and Jerry Bendorf
Katie De Besche and James Bennas
Barbara and Randall Benson
Jane and Kevin Berg
John and Chris Blair
Elyse and Steve Blechman
Pollyanna and Noah Bremen
Adam Bremen
Michael Brimm
Donna and John Brittingham
Phyllis and Jim Britton
Jeri and Vaughn Brock
Susan and Robert Brown
Dr. Ruth and Walter Brown III
Tracy and Edwin Bruning
Nancy and Jeff Carlson
Amy and John Charters
Caryl and David Cherry
Darcy and Dean Christal
Tom Clark, Jr.
Mary & Derron Cloud
Don Clurman
Denise and Warren Cohen
Amy Simmons-Crafton and Joe Crafton
Steven Craig
The Crist Household
Rusty Crossland
Laurie Crown
Nancy and Steve Crown
Margaret Culver
Virginia Dabney
Dahl Family Foundation
Alexandra and Peter Daitch
Christine Desanzo
Greg & Julie Dingens
Wendy Groover and Tom Divinere
Karmen Dopslaff
Remington Dow
Caroline and Howard Draft

Holly and David Dreman
Jan and Don Dwyer
Beth and Tom Eckert
Bille and Greg Erwin
Lelia and Esteban Ferrer
Jim Finch
Sara Finkle
Moira Fiore
Marilyn Flint
Amy and Matt Follett
The Frankel Household
Tracy Frazier
Ellen Freedman
David James Gaunt
Susan and Don Gilbert
Stevie Gillman
Kitzia and Richard Goodman
Andrea and James Gordon
Dirk Gosda
Linda and Arnie Graham
Vince Gill and Amy Grant
Debbie and Jerry Greenspan
Mary and James Griffith
Llura and Gordon Gund
Mike Harms
Judi and Wayne Harris
Melanie and Brad Hatt
Carrie Besnette Hauser and Jeff Hauser
Barbara and Peter Hearst
Ron and Joyce Heller
Susan and John Herr
Tatnall and Bobbie Hillman
Laureen Hopkins
Huggins Household
Neil & Celine Jacobson
Debbie and Richard Jelinek
Pam and Gregory Johnloz
Rose Marie Princ Crut and Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Kent Jolley
Betty and David Jones
Nona and Russell Jones
Denise Jurgens
Laura and Mike Kaplan
Diane and Jack Kennedy
Sue Kolbe
Marcia and Walter Kortschak
Belinda and Scott Kraemer

The Lear Family
Cheryl & James Lebenthal
Deborah Lenahan
Katherine Lindholm
Jill and Deane Malott
Judith Marten
Rebecca and McLean Mascovitz
John McBride, Jr.
Barbara and Pat McMahon
Clarisa and Tom McMahon
Jane and Tim McMahon
Patrick McMahon
Craig Melville
John Nathan Meyer
Jennifer Miller
Russ Miller
Amy and Jim Miller
Gloria and Ron Mizer, D.D.S.
Brett Moody
Gary Moore
Karen and Bruce Moore
David Moray
Richard Morris
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Morykwas
Susan and Marvin Moses
Ann Cook and Charles Moss
Ellen-Jane and Ben Moss
Donna Naras
Mary Ann and Kerry O’Neil
Colleen Olson
Ann and Keith Parrish
Ed Peterson
Amy and John Phelan
Linda and Marty Pinne
Robert Purvis
Julie and Dennis Ratner
Beth and Steve Raymond
Lynda and Stewart Resnick
Tim Reynolds
Felton Rhodes
Holly and Dwight Richert
Kenneth Roberts
Nancy and Richard Rogers
Debbi Fields Rose
Barbara and Donald Rosenberg
Angela and Adam Ross
Mary and Loren Ryerson
Jack Schiff, Jr.
Eric Schmidt

Marc and Jane Schorr
Janne and Bob Schultz
Barbara Scrivens
Maryanne and Harley Sefton
Janice and Craig Shannon
Rachel and Anthony Sherman
Julie and Brian Simmons
Karen and Philip Sirianni
Aggie Skirball
Ann and Greg Smith
Basil and Pat Smith
Gail and Bruce Smith
David Spencer
Kelly and Ray Spitzley
Maria J. and Richard John Stafford
Candice and Steven Stark
Dana and Rob Stark
Alexis States
Becky and Chris Steere
Jeanene and Rick Stephens
Katya and Zach Sternberg
Christine Stiefel
Dana and Andy Stone
Alison and Carl Strelecki
Marilyn and Steve Thomas
Mark Tye
Kelly & Curtis Vaughn
Kareen Walsh
Randy Ware
Chelsea and Kevin Washginton
Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation
Lenny Weinglass
Laura Welch
Brian Wilson
Cathy Jo Wilson
Karen Wing
Beth and John Wojick
Judith and William Wolpert
Kathleen Ellman & Monte Wood
Tamara and Frank Woods
Julie Wooley
Jimmy Yeager
Zander Family Foundation
Gus Zepernick
Sheila and Richard Zepernick

And Anonymous Donors

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