Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Kelly Brockett, RFL Academy 2019

2018-11-26T09:59:48+00:00

Where are you originally from? Indiana. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? Came out to visit a friend and moved out a few months later. Have been here 10 and a half years now. What was your most interesting or unusual job? During college I worked in a factory during the summers. We made glass windshields for cars. It was good money but factory line work was not fun and kept me motivated to stay in college. Why did you apply to RFL? Gain leadership skills, in particular confidence in self. I [...]

Kelly Brockett, RFL Academy 20192018-11-26T09:59:48+00:00

Brian Westerlind, RFL Academy 2019

2018-11-21T13:05:30+00:00

Where are you originally from? Born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley, 4th generation! My great grandpa came to Aspen and started Alpine Construction, ran by my grandfather for years. My grandmother ran Jills Carpets for years as well. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? After leaving to pursue medicine for a decade in Iowa, I returned to the Valley in 2015 to change career paths. Love being here! What was your most interesting or unusual job? Manager of a cadaver research lab in coordination with my medical research. VERY interesting [...]

Brian Westerlind, RFL Academy 20192018-11-21T13:05:30+00:00

Ben Anderson: City of Aspen Planner, Board Member

2018-11-20T07:40:56+00:00

What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? After a long career as a high school social studies teacher in Flagstaff, Arizona, I switched gears and went back to graduate school for a masters’ degree in urban planning.  A job with the City of Aspen materialized and we moved to the RFV in June of 2016. What was your most interesting or unusual job? I worked at a small, family-owned hardware store for a few years when I was in high school.  Beyond seeing how a small business operated, the job as store clerk taught [...]

Ben Anderson: City of Aspen Planner, Board Member2018-11-20T07:40:56+00:00

Karen McConnell, RFL Academy 2019

2018-11-21T12:38:03+00:00

Where are you originally from? South central Kansas - three miles from the Oklahoma border. What brought you to the Roaring Fork Valley and how long have you been here? Love of the mountains, the climate, and great lifelong family friends. I have been in the valley for over 2o years. What was your most interesting or unusual job? I worked at a law office in Kansas where I was the attorney's private secretary. He was also the prosecuting county attorney and I assisted in murder trials -- often going in at 5 am before my classes as the community college and [...]

Karen McConnell, RFL Academy 20192018-11-21T12:38:03+00:00