Eden Vardy

Executive Director

Eden founded Aspen TREE and has managed the organization for 12 years.



Cooper Means

Agricultural Director

Cooper was Aspen TREE’s first intern as a high school student in 2010; has been farming since 2006.


Britta Gustafson

Communications Director

Britta has over 15 years of journalism, mass communications, design and marketing experience in the Valley.


Corina Person

Program Director

Corina is director qualified and has over 12 years of teaching experience in the Roaring Fork Valley, including preschool and nature mentoring.


John Tangen, CPA,

President of Aspen TREE Board

Financial Analyst and Consultant; former Lead Controller for RFTA and Certified Public Accountant.

Aspen TREE’s board of directors:

John Tangen, CPA, Jeff Davlyn, Dennis Young, Judy Lovins, Tina Person, Michael Miracle, Michael Hailey, Andrew Helsley, River Morgan, Eden Vardy.
In 2018, 100% of board members gave a total of $4,300, but also contributed 305 hours of in kind support and $50,000 value of in kind donations.