Board of Directors and Community Leadership Ambassadors

Board of Directors

Erika Walker
Board President
Independent Consultant/Educator

Harold Skramstad
Board Vice President
Community Volunteer

Tyler Barletta
Board Treasurer
FirstBank – Denver

Steve Norris
Board Secretary
Community Volunteer
Former BLNC Executive Director

Cindy Barajas
Stapleton Foundation,
be well Initiatives

Jeff Edson
Edson Ecosystems, LLC

Robert H. Gurdikian
Environmental Manager, Level 3

Peter J. Nagle
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Jennifer Thurston
Program Administrator
CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Sarah Wallace
Attorney, Ballard Spahr

Community Leadership Ambassadors

Patrick Emery
Manager, DPS Balarat Outdoor Education Center
BLNC Co-Founder

John Fielder
Colorado Nature Photographer

Sam Gary
Stapleton Pioneer
Founder, The Piton Foundation

Mayor Michael B. Hancock
City of Denver

Christopher Herndon
Denver City Council, District 11

Christine Leding
Former BLNC Board member

Bill Ritter
Former Governor, State of Colorado

Mary Seawell
President, DPS Board of Education
Former BLNC Board member

Fritz Trask
Community Leader

Tim Wohlgenant
Colorado and Southwest State Director,
The Trust for Public Land


If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors, please contact Steve Norris at