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Committees & Task Forces

Committees are an important part of the administration of the Master Association and Metropolitan District. Some are limited in the number of members; others are open to as many residents as are interested in volunteering. In addition, the Boards appoint a Task Force when they determine that a special topic warrants. A Committee is ongoing and serves to advise the Boards, and in specific tasks, act on behalf of the Boards. A Task Force is formed to work on a defined project. For the current schedule of committee and task force meetings, see the Community Calendar.

Open Space Committee Application

Due to the recent resignation of a member, there is one opening on the Open Space Committee. The Board will appointment a replacement at its June 19 Board Meeting. If you are interested in being considered for the position, please download a Committee Application below and submit it to Victoria DeSair at victoriad@kcranch.org no later than Friday, June 8.

You can fill out the form electronically by saving the document to your computer, then filling it out, and then saving the changes. NOTE: Some versions of Adobe as well as some Mac software are not compatible with this type of form. You can also print it out and submit a hard copy or scan and email it.

Committee Application

Architectural Committee

The Master Association Architectural Committee carries the responsibility of “how Ken-Caryl Ranch looks.” Everything from colors of exterior paint on individual homes to signage – and the myriad of details in between – helps to create the community that we all call home. Members of the Committee are dedicated volunteers who are appointed by the KCRMA Board of Directors. To learn more about the Architectural Committee, see Article VIII of the Master Declaration. The Community Standards Administrator, Jenny Bernal, is the staff liaison for this Committee. Jenny can be reached at jennyb@kcranch.org or 303-979-1876, ext. 113. Meeting schedule – 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, 7:30 a.m. at the Ranch House. Committee members:

  • Jenny Bernal (MA Staff Representative)
  • Peggy Coen
  • Wade Cummings
  • Brian Daigle (Consultant)
  • Bill Farrell (Emeritus)
  • Chris Figge (MA Board Representative)
  • Courtney Gasperson
  • Kieran Hardesty (Chairman)
  • Chris Pacetti (MA Staff Representative)

Community Planning Committee

This joint Master Association and Metropolitan District Committee assumed responsibility from the KC2020 Task Force for developing a long-range Community Master Plan, monitoring the implementation of the plan and ensuring regular updates at least annually. You can see the Community Plan, reports, survey data, meeting minutes and KC2020 information on the Community Planning page. Meetings are scheduled on an as needed basis. For questions, contact Victoria DeSair at victoriad@kcranch.org or 303-979-1876, ext. 122. Committee members:

  • Melissa Daruna (MD Staff Representative)
  • Victoria DeSair (MA Staff Representative)
  • Benny Dix
  • Elizabeth Dowdell (Chair)
  • Chris Figge (MA Board Representative)
  • Lauri Lehan-Milano (MD Board Representative)
  • Michael Miro
  • Chris Pacetti (MA Staff Representative)
  • Ryan Rogers
  • Valerie Walling

Covenant Control Committee

The Master Association Covenant Control Committee is established “To uphold the governing documents of the Ken-Caryl Ranch Master Association and to ensure enforcement in a fair and timely manner.” Members of the Covenant Control Committee are dedicated homeowners living in various neighborhoods of Ken-Caryl Ranch and volunteering their time and energy. To accomplish this mission, the Covenant Control Committee conducts hearings with and for property owners who are not in compliance with the above. The Community Standards Administrator, Jenny Bernal, is the staff liaison for this committee. She can be reached at jennyb@kcranch.org or 303-979-1876, ext. 113. Meeting schedule – 3rd Wednesday of each month, 4:30 p.m. at the Ranch House. Committee members:

  • Jenny Bernal (MA Staff Representative)
  • Chris Figge (MA Board Representative)
  • Emma Figge
  • Christina Niemi
  • Matt O’Brien
  • Janet Raban
  • Cheryl Schaal
  • Bob Siegel
  • Matt Thomson

Election Committee

The purpose of the Master Association Election Committee is to administer the annual election of the Master Association Board members. Committee members:

  • Annette Chavez
  • Peggy Coen
  • Dianne Jones
  • Seth Murphy (MA Board Representative)
  • Susan Priest

Equestrian Task Force

The Equestrian Task Force shall develop recommendations for both short and long term facility improvements to the Center. Recommendations will include funding plans. Please see the Equestrian Center page for meeting minutes and the Community Calendar for meeting dates. For questions or more information about the Task Force, contact Sierra Pokorn at sierrap@kcranch.org or 303-979-4500. Task Force members:

  • Stephanie Byland
  • Jonelle Castleberry
  • Sandra Devin
  • Art Freitas
  • Ian Holtum
  • Tom Krowl
  • Matt O’Brien
  • Sheryl Verbitski

Historical Society Committee

The purpose of the Historical Society is to promote awareness of and appreciation for the historical aspects of the Ranch. There are numerous sites located throughout the Ranch with historical significance that are available to the residents of the Ranch for use and enjoyment. The committee shall seek to protect and preserve the sites, as well as to make them more accessible and usable to the residents of the Ranch. Our website has a full section on the History of Ken-Caryl Ranch. If you’re interested in joining the Historical Society, contact Jim Antes at jandmantes@comcast.net. Starting in January 2018, the Historical Society will meet every other month on the second Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Ranch House. See the Community Calendar for the meeting schedule. Committee members:

  • Jim Antes (Chair)
  • Mary Antes
  • Pat Badolato
  • Vinny Badolato
  • Stephanie Berg
  • Lois Claggett
  • Dolores Ebner (Member Emerita)
  • Marilyn Elrod
  • Mary Everson
  • Guy Fasson
  • Lori Kraft
  • Steve Kraft
  • Ellen McClurkin
  • Leslie Miller
  • Marilyn Norris
  • Linda Omdahl
  • Chris Pacetti (MA Staff Representative)
  • Elizabeth Pearson
  • Mark Rieger
  • Dave Seagraves (MA Board Representative)
  • Gary Wambaugh
  • Jack Warner

2017 Annual Report

Historical Society Meeting Agendas

May 9, 2018 Agenda
March 14, 2018 Agenda
Jan. 10, 2018 Agenda
Oct. 18, 2017 Agenda

July 19, 2107 Agenda

Historical Society Meeting Minutes

March 14, 2018 Minutes
Jan. 10, 2018 Minutes
Oct. 18, 2017 Minutes
July 19, 2017 Minutes

Open Space Committee

The function of the Master Association Open Space Committee is to make recommendations to the Ken-Caryl Ranch Master Association Board of Directors for the management and maintenance of the over 4,800 acres of Open Space owned by the Master Association. Meeting schedule – 4th Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. at Dakota Lodge. For questions or more information about the Open Space Committee, contact Sean Warren at seanw@kcranch.org or 303-979-1876, ext. 463. Committee members:

Voting Members:

  • Mark Celusniak (Chair)
  • Colin Crotty (Vice Chair)
  • Sean Devin
  • Brian Lee
  • Tim Moriarty
  • David Schmude

Non-Voting Members:

  • Vinny Badolato, History Committee Representative
  • Bob Generoli, MD Board Representative
  • Dan Mullins, MA Board Representative
  • Sean Warren, MA Open Space Manager
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