Estes Park is a community of strong, supportive, inspiring women.

In honor of International Women’s Day, the Estes Chamber of Commerce asked the Estes Park community to nominate their peers, colleagues, friends and family to be recognized as a woman of impact in the community.

2024 Women of Impact Awards

The Chamber's goal is to recognize exemplary role models who have strong and powerful voices, display optimism and persistence and have a strong sense of self-confidence that they instill in others.

women of impact celebration

The honorees were celebrated at a community gathering at The Barrel.

“Women of impact connect, encourage, engage and enable positive change by inspiring actions that move our community forward,” said Colleen DePasquale, Executive Director of the Estes Chamber of Commerce. “They live their lives with passion and purpose, and embracing [sic] changes that innovate us for the future,” she finished.

2024 Women of Impact Award winners group
Estes Park’s 2024 Women of Impact:

Alissa Anderson – New Roots Real Estate and Estes Park Education Foundation

Carlie Bangs – Town of Estes Park

Jenn Bass – Pirate Face Productions

Jan Boatman – community volunteer

Ingrid Bush – The Barrel

Susan Taylor – YMCA of the Rockies

Julie Ferguson – Hyk the World

Rebecca Domenico Gelsinger – Visit Estes Park

Deborah Gibson – Rams Horn Village Resort

Alison Gilbert – The Inspired Living Group

Erika Goetz – Estes Valley Fire Protection District

Patricia Guerra Rountree – Estes Park School District

Kristen Hill – Bobcat Boosters and former business owner

Suzanne Jurgens – Upper Thompson Sanitation District

Ania Leahy – Egg of Estes

Kathy Long – League of Women Voters Estes Park

Laurie Dale Marshall – EVICS Family Resource Center

Shannon McGlothlen – Raven's Roast Coffee Lounge

Erin Miller – Estes Park Elementary School

Maricruz Ortiz Murillo – Dia de los Muertos

Mary Murphy – Estes Park Quota Club and First Colorado Realty

Jennifer Newhouse – Estes Proactive Fitness

Vita Panchenko – Estes Village

Kyle Patterson – Rocky Mountain National Park

Anastacia Galloway Reed – Inkwell & Brew and MacDonald Bookshop

Alex Shaughnessy – Avant Garde Aleworks

Suzanna Simpson – Town of Estes Park

Mindy Stone – Richardson Team Reality

Dawn Wilson – Estes Park Trail Gazette

Nicole White – The Inspired Living Group