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Board of Directors

The board of directors meets monthly, on the last Tuesday of the month. Agendas and minutes available here. 

Donnie Lee, Chair
Lodging seat
The Gant
610 S West End St
Aspen, CO  81611

Cristal Logan, Vice Chair
Non-Profit seat
Aspen Institute 
1000 N 3rd St 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Charlie Bantis, Treasurer
Finance seat
First Western Trust
121 S Galena St., Suite 203
Aspen, CO  81611
 
Dave Ressler, Assistant Treasurer
AVH Representative
Aspen Valley Hospital 
0401 Castle Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611 
 
Riley Tippet, Secretary
Service seat
Ski Butlers 
408 AABC, Unit D 
Aspen, CO 81611 
 
John Rigney, Assistant Secretary
Aspen Skiing Company
PO Box 1248
Aspen, CO 81612
 
Warren Klug, Chair Emeritus
Aspen Square Condominium Hotel 
617 E Cooper Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 

Debbie Braun, President & CEO
Aspen Chamber Resort Association
590 N. Mill Street
Aspen, CO  81611

Rose Abello
Ex-officio
Snowmass Tourism
PO Box 5566
Snowmass Village, CO  81615
 

Simon Chen
ASC Representative
The Little Nell 
675 E Durant Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 

Jeanette Darnauer
Service seat
Darnauer Group LLC 
600 E Hopkins Ave, Suite 302 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Nina Eisenstat
Service seat
Aspen Marketing & Communications 
125 Park Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 

Lisa LeMay
Retail seat
Aspen T-Shirt Company 
407 E Hyman Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 

John Maloy
Ex-officio
Aspen School District 
0235 High School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611 

Rob Ittner
Restaurant seat
Rustique Bistro
216 S Monarch St
Aspen, CO  81611

Heather Steenge-Hart
Lodging seat
St. Regis Aspen
315 E Dean St
Aspen, CO  81611

Maria Morrow
Professional seat
Oates, Knezevich, Gardenswartz, Kelly & Morrow, P.C. 
533 E Hopkins Ave 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Patti Clapper
Pitkin County Representative
Pitkin County
530 E Main St, 3rd Floor
Aspen, CO 81611

Tim Perry
at-large
Aspen Reprographics 
120 E Main St,  #300 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Andrew Ernemann
Real Estate seat
Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty 
415 E Hyman Ave 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Steve Skadron
City representative
City of Aspen 
130 S Galena St 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Heather Kemp
Retail seat
Sashae Floral
300 Puppy Smith St 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Laura Smith
AMFS Representative
Aspen Music Festival and School 
225 Music School Rd 
Aspen, CO 81611 

Bill Tomcich
Ex-officio
Stay Aspen Snowmass 
425 Rio Grande Place 
Aspen CO 81611 

Jeff Bay
at-large
HayMax Hotels
605 W Main St., Suite #2
Aspen, CO 81611 

Linda Crockett
Ex-officio
Colorado Mountain College Aspen
255 Sage Way
Aspen, CO 81611

4th of July Parade Waiver

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort

Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other

liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July

parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.

      Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their

officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all

liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the

undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless

such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

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