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Board & National Council

Advancing Our Mission Through Volunteer Leadership

Board and National Council members serve as key volunteers and advocates for Big City Mountaineers. In addition to supporting us locally in the regions where we operate, our Board and National Council members also serve as connectors for BCM nationally.

Both the Board and National Council are comprised of individuals who represent a particular geography, area of expertise, or perspective in the youth outdoors space, including: academics; experiential education professionals; outdoor industry leaders; civic leaders; donors; and many others who have demonstrated a deep commitment to BCM.

Board of Directors

  • Reyna Alishio – VF Corporation (Denver, CO)
  • Karen Francis – Univ. of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  • John Andriola – Attorney at Law (Denver, CO)
  • Kevin Hackett – (Boston, MA)
  • Carly Huey – Patagonia (Ventura, CA)
  • Karma Giulianelli – Bartlitt Beck LLP (Denver, CO)
  • Mitsu Iwasaki – American Alpine Club (Denver, CO)
  • Darren Josey – (Boston, MA)

BCM is actively recruiting new Board members.  If you are interested in learning more, please read this role description and be in touch.

National Council

  • Paul Andrews & Ciel Lawrence – EverWest (Denver, CO)
  • Chris Ball – Cushman & Wakefield (Denver, CO)
  • Deborah Beggan – Waypoint Outdoor (Chicago, IL)
  • Porter Draper – Charles Schwab (Denver, CO)
  • Michelle Fleming – (Seattle, WA)
  • Roberta Garrison – Airline Executive (ret.) (Seattle, WA)
  • Gary Griffin – Travelers (Hartford, CT)
  • Jason Hanold – Hanold Associates (Chicago, IL)
  • Chris Chandler – WYLD (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Gary Supple – Chaos Hats (Carlsbad, CA)
  • Joel Johnson – Admirable Devil (Washington, DC)

Thanks to all of the Big City Mountaineers
Board and National Council members

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