Board & Committees

Board of Directors

2022 Board of Directors application

Joe Zuena | Board Chair & Executive Committee | Element Basalt-Aspen (Lodging)

Yuani Ruiz | Treasurer & Executive Committee | Alpine Bank, Downtown Basalt (Finance)

Sylvia Theisen | Vice Chair & Executive Committee | COMPASS Real Estate (Real Estate)

Peter Bell | Secretary & Executive Committee | Community member

Timothy Baldwin | Board Member | Aspen Skiing Company (Food & Beverage) ASC F&B

Anna Broome | Board Member | Lion Pride Media (Marketing/Professional Services)

Daniel Hilson | Board Member | 4-H Family Properties LLC (Legal)

Betina Infante | Board Member | Hangai Mountain Textiles (Retail)

Dave Portman | Board Member | FirstBank (Finance)


Events and Education

The Events and Education Committee’s purpose is to produce and promote sustainable events for the Chamber for the benefit of its members and the Basalt community. The committee also enhances existing events to bring additional vitality to the area and customers to member businesses.

Economic Development (Executive Committee)

The Economic Development Committee’s purpose is to promote a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy by retaining, growing, and recruiting businesses in the Roaring Fork Valley. The committee identifies barriers and challenges faced by businesses, and works towards solutions for greater success, through partnerships with the community, government (local/regional/state) and other organizations, advocating on the behalf of local businesses.


The Membership Committee’s purpose is to recruit and retain members, build relationships, and derive new and unique benefits to offer members with the goal of increasing the membership base. The Ambassadors are a volunteer extension of the Chamber, welcoming new members and assisting with Chamber events.

Marketing and Tourism

The Marketing & Tourism Committee’s purpose is to assist with marketing the Chamber, Basalt, and the surrounding area to our target markets as defined in the strategic plan. This includes advertising, public relations, the Chamber’s website, digital and social media and print materials.

Sign Committee

The Sign Committee’s purpose is to define opportunities for better wayfinding and signage in and around Basalt, and to develop visually engaging solutions. The committee collaborates with key constituents, the town and other necessary partners to execute the final sign designs.