Ashley Worthington

Board Member

Ashley Worthington is a Colorado native, originally from Manitou Springs. She currently serves as a Director of Marketing at Timbers Resorts in Carbondale, CO. An avid hiker, runner, mountain biker and traveler, Ashley loves the outdoors and enjoys giving back to her community. She joined the United Way Battlement to the Bells board of directors…

Michael Faas

Board Member

Michael Faas moved to the Roaring Fork Valley 15 years ago with his wife MJ Faas. Over this time he has served in multiple marketing, digital and design related roles for resort, real estate and media related businesses including Aspen Skiing Compnay, Timbers Resorts and Two Old Hippies. He has also served multiple non-profit organizations…

Emily VanGerpen


In 2013, after finishing my degree in Accounting, I traded California’s redwood forests for Colorado’s rocky mountains and moved to the Roaring Fork Valley. Since moving to the valley, I have worked as an accountant in multiple industries including residential construction, not-for-profit (charitable and religious organizations), municipal government, public accounting, and real estate. I currently work…

Scott Grosscup

Board Member

Scott joined the United Way in 2012 to create positive community impact. Scott is an attorney working with Balcomb and Green, P.C. in Glenwood Springs.  He enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and three boys.

Lawrence Bond

Vice Chair

Lawrence Bond, his wife and two children, call Carbondale home.  In his ten years living in the Roaring Fork Valley, Lawrence has lived and worked in Aspen, Glenwood Springs, and Carbondale, immersing himself in the local community.  An attorney, Lawrence currently works at the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority in the Human Resources department, performing a…

Cristina Gair

Board Chair

Cristina Gair is passionate about living a purposeful life, health and wellness, and finally, finding ways to help other people live their best lives. Cristina has served in leadership roles at nonprofit organizations for the past 15 years, and currently she is the Executive Director of West Mountain Regional Health Alliance ( She joined the…