Want to be involved in serving our mountain neighbors?
Mountain Resource Center is always searching for potential board members.
Board members who:
·Understand our community and its needs
·Have a passion for our cause and can be an ambassador for Mountain Resource Center
·Listen well, are thoughtful in considering issues
·Can be team players – work well in a group
The Board term is three years, and members can serve up to three consecutive terms. The Board meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month. Time commitment, including board meetings, committee meetings and events, is about five hours per month.
Peter Brettell was born in the United Kingdom and spent forty-five years as an engineer with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. He lived in Africa for ten years before relocating to India and then to Singapore. Peter immigrated to the United States in 2003. His professional experience includes many large projects across the globe including bridges, dams, highways, and buildings. Peter is a keen mountain climber and has ascended Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, as well as Denali fka Mount McKinley in Alaska. In addition to serving as a board member for the Mountain Resource Center, Peter is also a member of the Council for Cheltenham College in the UK. He has lived in the Conifer area since 2011 and became an American citizen two years ago. He is married to Kathi, a retired nurse.
Dr. James Walpole, Treasurer
Dr. James Walpole is a life-long resident of Evergreen. Jim and his wife, Linda, married in 1966 during his service in the U.S. Navy. They have two adult sons. Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and social studies; a Master of Arts degree in counseling; and a Doctorate in Education in school psychology. During his forty-five years as an education professional, he served as a teacher, psychologist, and administrator with the Littleton School District, Englewood School District; and Platte Canyon School District. Jim was the superintendent of the Platte Canyon School District for seventeen years. He has been an active board member with the Mountain Resource Center since 2015.
Christy has been a member of the community for over 15 years and is passionate about helping Mountain Resource Center fulfill its goal of serving the mountain area residents. As a real estate agent, parent of students in the local schools, and member of several area boards, she sees the struggles of her neighbors, friends, and new residents on an ongoing basis. She is excited about how Mountain Resource Center strives to holistically meet those needs and improve the lives of all people living in our community.