Visit Estes Park Board
Upcoming Board Meetings & Agendas:
- Nov. 17 - Agenda
- Dec. 1
- Dec. 15
Current Board Meeting Minutes:
- 11-3-15 Meeting Minutes - Coming Soon
- 10-23-15 Meeting Minutes
- 10-22-15 Meeting Minutes
- 10-20-15 Meeting Minutes
- 10-6-15 Meeting Minutes
- 9-22-15 Meeting Minutes
- 9-1-15 Meeting Minutes
Regular meetings of the Local Marketing District Board of Directors are normally conducted at 2 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every month in the conference room at Visit Estes Park's offices, 1200 Graves Avenue. Some deviations from that schedule do occur. Agendas and meeting notices are posted on the bulletin board outside the Hondius Room at the Estes Valley Library no less than 24 hours prior to the meetings.
Meet the Board:
Bill Almond has been the Director of Reservations and Sales for the YMCA of the Rockies. Prior to the YMCA he worked for Forever Resorts in several different capacities over 15 years including General Manager of the RMNP Trail Ridge Store, General Manager and Area Manager for the Holiday Inn. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and is also a certified Hotel Administrator. He is past President of the Children's Center Advisory Council and Colorado Hotel Marketing Association.
Lindsay Lamson is owner of Rocky Mountain Resorts. The corporation operates 122 vacation property units including those at Fawn Valley Inn, Timber Creek Chalets, Lazy R Cottages, and the Overlook at the Stanley Historic District with numerous homes and condominiums. He purchased his first property in Estes Park in 1988 and began full operation management of the properties in 2004.
Adam Shake is the owner of Neanderthal Social Media, a consulting firm for social media marketing and communication in Estes Park. Adam is active in the Estes Valley Partners for Commerce (EVPC) and works with many local businesses on digital marketing and branding.
Scott Webermeier is the general manager for National Park Village, which includes overseeing the Country Supermarket, Other Side Restaurant, Village Store, National Park Village Conoco, and EP Aerial Tramway Gifts. He is a past president of the EP Chamber of Commerce, served on the Park R-3 School Board of Education, and worked with local Cub Scout Pack 8 as Pack Leader and Den Mother. He currently serves on the EP Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Colorado State University.
Jon Nicholas is the Business Resources Coordinator at the Estes Valley Library and assists local businesses with business research. The program also provides low-cost workshops from the Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and provides free business consulting from local volunteers with the Larimer SBDC. Nicholas also works with the Larimer County Workforce Center to provide workshops for local job seekers. He has been an Estes Park resident for five years. Prior to moving to Estes Park, Nicholas practiced law in Washington, D.C. representing a variety of businesses in corporate securities matters as well as litigation. He has also worked as a political campaign manager and consultant, overseeing marketing and conducting publicity campaigns.
Karen Ericson has owned and operated Serendipity Trading Company, a downtown store that sells authentic Native American arts and crafts, since 1998. She and her husband also own Estes Park Self Storage. She volunteers in the Restorative Justice Program and at the front desk of the Police Department. Before moving to Estes Park she served 9 years on a Board of Education in New Jersey. She is an RN and has a degree in journalism from Trenton State College.
Steve Kruger moved to Estes Park in 2008 along with his wife Kaylyn. They are the managers of Solitude Cabins and members of the Estes Area Lodging Association. Prior to moving to Estes Park, Kaylyn and Steve were both employed in the corporate hotel industry for nearly 25 years apiece.
To learn how you can contact a Visit Estes Park Board Member, please email Suzy Blackhurst at SBlackhurst@VisitEstesPark.com.