The Public Policy Forum of Crested Butte
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Bringing Speakers to the Gunnison Valley Since 2003

The Public Policy Forum of Crested Butte presents
Our Esteemed Speakers for
The Summer of 2015
Wednesdays at 7:30pm ~ All Events are FREE ~ Locations as Noted



July 1

Myles Rademan; “The Evolution of Ski Towns”
With degrees in law and urban planning from NYU, he has served as the Director of Information for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, on the board of the Park City Community Foundation, and as town planner for both Crested Butte and Park City. He currently serves on the Park City Chamber Board
and the Utah Ski and Snowboard Association. He runs his own consulting company and
speaks nationally and internationally about resort town planning and growth.
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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



July 8
Trevor Potter, JD; “The Money in Politics Disaster: Where Do We Go from Here”
Counsel to the presidential campaigns of G.H.W. Bush and John McCain;  former Chairman, US Federal Election Commission; President, the Campaign Legal Center. 
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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



July 15
Richard Allen, JD; “The Supreme Court: The Most Dangerous Branch”
Former counsel in the Office of the US Solicitor General; Senior Counsel to the Washington D.C. law firm Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, LLP.
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Wednesday, 7:30pm, Crested Butte Community School at 818 Red Lady Ave
, Free Admission



July 22
William Lanouette, PhD; “Why We Dropped the Bomb and Who May be Next”
Former senior analyst for the US Government Accountability Office; author of books and articles
on the military and civilian uses of atomic energy. 
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Wednesday, 7:30pm, Crested Butte Community School at 818 Red Lady Ave, Free Admission



July 29
Mark Udall; “Securing our Nation and Protecting Our Privacy in the Age of Global Terrorism”
Senator from Colorado 2009 – 2014; former member US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; 
climber of Colorado’s 100 tallest peaks.

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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



August 5
Mark McKinnon; “Is American’s Democracy Working”
Media advisor to Republican presidential campaigns and for former Texas governor Ann Richards campaign; columnist for the Daily Beast; co-founder of the No Labels Foundation.
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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



August 12
Joel Gallant, MD, M.P.H.; “Epidemics and Infectious Diseases: Will the Microbes Win in the End?”
            Medical Director of Specialty Services, SW Care Center, Santa Fe, NM;  Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University and University of New Mexico medical schools;  frequent panelist at the Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, CO.             
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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



August 19
Stephen Grace; “The Great Divide: The Past, Present and Future of Colorado Water”
Screen writer and author of “Dam Nation:  How Water Shaped the West and Will Determine Its Future” (a Colorado Book Award Finalist), “It Happened in Denver”, “The Great Divide” and
“Colorado: Mapping the Centennial State through History”.
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Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts, Free Admission



Thank You to our Generous Sponsors for 2015:

Gold Underwriters:
Beverly & Balie Griffith, Tom & Stephanie Seymour/
The Tulsa Community Foundation, Stephen & Cynthia Smith

Silver Underwriters:
Dale & Valerie Stahl, Al & Kate Vogel

Granite Underwriters:
Robert Fine & Marsha Goldstein, Mary & John Ellis, Henry & Sandra Estess,
John & Margie Haley/The Planetary Trust, Hugh & Catherine Harris,
Tom & Karen Jensen, Mark & Sarah Kaufman, Wendy & Mavis Kelsey,
Steve Polan & Elizabeth Roistacher, Jim & Delrena Sides, Lawrence & Venise Stuart, Tim Wirth.




















                                                 
 
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