A fifth generation Coloradan, James Eklund grew up on the Grand Mesa skiing in jeans and chaps at Powderhorn. His grandfather told him it was always better to be upstream with a shovel then downstream with a lawyer. Now as a water attorney he thinks it’s better to upstream with a shovel and a water lawyer.
Susan Secord co-founded the Boulder chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby in 2013, and for the past two years she has served as the Colorado CCL State Co-coordinator. Before retiring to devote herself to climate change solutions, Susan worked for many years in private industry and then became a public school educator. Susan is a passionate life-long skier who loves our Colorado mountains.
As the stewards of many thousands of beautiful acres of high alpine land in Colorado Ski Country, our member ski areas take environmental responsibility very seriously. While the strategic direction for major sustainability initiatives comes from the top, it’s the dedicated mountain operations staff who executes it.