Kelsea Ferrato

Kelsea Ferrato, President

Kelsea was born and raised in Southwest Colorado and works in Marketing and Creative Services for Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Passionate about education, youth development and food security, she is excited to serve and support Mancos community projects. In her free time, she loves to read, cook, ski, and explore with her husband and pups.

Kimberly Campbell, Vice President

Kim and her husband, Evan, recently moved to Mancos from Niwot, Colo., where they lived for 11 years. Kim retired from a 30-year career in commercial real estate where she was an asset manager for shopping malls from Seattle to Orlando. She is currently the Vice Chair for the Tri Delta National House Corporation and serves as an in-country volunteer for Community Health Initiative, Haiti. She is the Past Chair of the Boulder Economic Council. Kim attended the University of Oklahoma, is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and holds an MBA from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Kim is currently managing Chinook Ranch in Mancos. She enjoys hiking, trail riding, snowshoeing, cooking and world travel.

Laurie Webster

Laurie Webster, Secretary

Laurie isaeologist and textile consultant who has lived in the Mancos Valley since 2007. She has spe an archnt most of her career poking around museum storerooms and documenting and writing about forgotten archaeological collections. She has served on a variety of community and professional boards and is currently the treasurer for the Mancos Friends of the Library. Her passions include travel, cooking, and the human and natural history of the Four Corners region. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology and a master’s degree in museum studies from the University of Arizona.

Tim Hunter

Tim Hunter

Tim has lived in the Mancos Valley for 20 years and is a scientist by education and a builder by trade. He served on the Mancos School Board for 10 years, on the Montezuma County Planning Commission for nine years, is a 4-H Shooting Sports leader and has served on the Southwest Basin Roundtable for eight years. Tim has been involved with MVR for six years.

Len Gallagher

Len Gallagher, Treasurer

Len is retired after spending a 30+ year career as a computer scientist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He and his wife Mary have lived in Mancos since 2005 where Len operates a hay ranch a mile east of town. Len and his family spent 1985-86 in Beijing, China where he was a guest scientist at Qinghua University and where his two boys attended local public elementary school. The whole family enjoys the outdoors and he can often be found hiking on the back trails of the La Plata mountains or doing archaeology with a small group of friends at an 11th century Chacoan great house near Cash Canyon just northeast of Totten reservoir.

Gwen Hawkins

Gwen Hawkins

Gwen was born a fourth generation Mancos Valley resident. Currently she is living and working on her small ranch southwest of town. Her educational background includes a BA in Education from Fort Lewis College and a Masters Degree from Adams State College. She retired in 2006 from the Cortez School District after teaching thirty-three years as an elementary teacher. Most of her free time is spent hiking, gardening, playing Bridge, reading or following her grandchildren in their sporting and school activities. Presently she is serving on the board for the Mancos Valley Inn.

Christine Healey

Chris is a member of the extended Reddert-Brown family with a ranch in the Mancos Valley. She and her husband, Ryan Brown, raised their two 30-something sons in Mancos during the summer, and in Washington, D.C., where Chris was a lawyer for different offices within the U.S. Congress and Ryan founded Opera Lafayette. A graduate of Harvard University and the Georgetown University Law Center, she is passionate about civic engagement and neighbors helping neighbors. She enjoys reading, hiking, cross-country skiing, and herding cows, and she and Ryan are looking forward to introducing the Mancos Valley to their toddler granddaughter soon.

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