FAB's Board of Directors is comprised of members of Bailey Area Firewise Communities currently recognized by the national Firewise organization. The members are:
John Van Doren, President KZ Ranch Rex Alford, Vice President KZ Ranch Kathy Lower, Secretary/Treasurer Woodside Park Doug Compton, Director Centennial State Insurance Agency Robin Davis, Director Deer Creek Valley Ranchos Jack Roberts, Director Burland Ranchettes
John Van Doren John is President and co-founder of FAB. He is President of the KZ Ranch HOA. He has over 25 years experience leading turnarounds and startups in the manufacturing sector. He is a Former U.S. Army military officer with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Architecture.
Rex Alford Rex is Vice President and co-founder of FAB. He is a natural resource management professional with 40 years experience in Wildland Fire, with additional experience in community based planning, communications, public and media relations, budget, planning, and operations.
Kathy Lower Kathy is Secretary/Treasurer and co-founder of FAB. She is President of the Woodside Park Units 2, 3 and 4 HOA. She is a lawyer (now retired) who has many years of experience managing and successfully completing mitigation grants from CSFS for the Winter Park Highlands Subdivision in Grand County CO.
Doug Compton Doug is the Owner of Centennial State Insurance Agency in Bailey. He has been in the insurance industry for the last 24 years. He has experience in claims, products and marketing. He is a Colorado native and has traveled the 285 corridor his whole life to camp, hunt and fish in Park County.
Robin Davis Robin is a Director and Chair of the Deer Creek Valley Ranchos Firewise Committee.
Jack Roberts Jack is a Director. He is the Burland Homeowners Association Vice President and Firewise Co-coordinator. He is retired from the National Park Service where he had 10 park assignments (some twice). He and his family lived and worked in Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Assateague Island, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone and Glacier. He completed his career with an assignment at National Park Headquarters in Washington, DC. His responsibilities included Facility and Resources Management. In his spare time he volunteers at Staunton State park, assisting with the Track Chair, Weed Warriors, Trails, and Hazard Tree programs.
Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO) Mission – A collective voice and representative organization for Colorado that provides educational and networking opportunities for communities, groups and individual stakeholders focused on reducing the negative impacts of wildfires in the state.
Vision – Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO) provides a statewide platform for information sharing and forward thinking discussion as related to wildfire issues. FACO acts as a connecting force that works with a collective voice, aimed at creating safer and more resilient communities living with the threat of wildfire.