Angie is Program Manager for the Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative (RFVWC), a formal partnership across counties, cities, fire departments, and local organizations in the region surrounding Aspen, CO. The Collaborative works to reduce wildfire risk by identifying, prioritizing, and implementing strategic cross-boundary plans and projects aimed at creating fire resilient landscapes and fire-adapted communities while focusing on community engagement, education, and inclusion.
Prior to joining the Institute and the Collaborative, Angie worked in public education, most recently serving as the Chief of HR for a 1,200-staff school district in Western Colorado. She brings a decade of senior leadership experience including work for nonprofits and corporations, including people leadership, organizational change management, complex project strategy, and development. Angie’s academic background includes an MA and Ph.D. in communication from the University of Colorado and a BA in rhetoric and communication from the University of Richmond. She lives in Carbondale, Colorado with her husband, three kids, and pup Roo. For fun, Angie enjoys mountain adventures (favorites include skiing, hiking, camping, and river trips), aspiring to be a chef, live music, and great novels.