At Adaptive Sports Association, our dedicated staff and Board of Directors allows us to provide outstanding adaptive sports programs.
|Ann Marie Meighan – Executive Director
Ann Marie came to ASA as an intern in the fall of 2006 after working at a summer camp for people with disabilities. She has worked at ASA as a volunteer, an intern, a staff instructor and as the program director. She is a commercial raft guide in both Colorado and Utah, a swift water rescue technician, has her wilderness first responder certification and is a Leave No Trace Trainer. When she is not at work she can be found making snow angels, playing in the mountains, chasing her dogs or tubing the river.
|Klancy Nixon – Program Director
Klancy started as a winter volunteer in 2015 and joined the ASA staff full-time the following spring. She is a commercial raft guide in Colorado and Utah, and has Wilderness First Responder, White Water Rescue Technician, and PSIA Alpine Level 1 certifications. She loves to ski, snowboard, hike, fish, play in the river, watch birds, laugh, and use her dog as a pillow.
| Beth Gleason- Assistant Program Director
Beth came from Denver, where she ran an Adventure Education program at a high school, guided backpacking trips, and coached rock climbing and mountain biking. After a brief year in Michigan as an arborist and tree climber, it was time to return to the mountains! She joined the ASA team in July 2017 as the assistant program director. Beth is a Leave No Trace Master Educator, has her professional teaching license, Wilderness First Responder, AIARE Level 1, and AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor certifications. When not at work, she can be found on her mountain bike or motorcycle, skiing, climbing trees, playing her guitar, crafting, or cooking.
| Berrey Becton - Program Assistant
Berrey, an Adventure Education Major from Northwest Arkansas, came to Adaptive Sports the summer of 2017 as an intern and joined the staff team the following winter. When she is not working with Adaptive Sports she can be found paddling with her raft racing team the San Juan Sirens, riding her bike, or soaking in sun where ever she can find it. Berrey is Swiftwater Rescue Certified, Wilderness First Responder Certified, and is a Certified Instructor on the Lower Animas.
|Kaila Busk - Office Manager
Recognizing the importance of accessing the outdoors and its impact on quality of life is what brought Kaila to ASA in August of 2016. Kaila graduated with a degree in environmental sustainability and outdoor adventure leadership. Kaila spends most of her time practicing simplistic living and exploring her passion for adventuring and protecting the outdoors.
Board of Directors
President: Paula Mills
Vice President: Jack Irby
Secretary: Marc Goldfarb
Treasurer: Henry Dudley
Winter Volunteer Representative: Carol Johnson
Summer Volunteer Representative: Kathleen Chandler
Purgatory Representative: Jeff Brier
Board Member: David Hardy
Board Member: Kristin Smith
Board Member: Fred Eng