Challenge Aspen 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
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: or call (970) 923-0578.

2023 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 

All disabilities. All ages. All seasons.


participants served


active volunteers annually

$3.1 mil.

awarded in scholarships

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