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Debbi and her husband Larry have been coming to Crested Butte since 1989. They wanted to know if there was a Jewish community in Crested Butte before they bought their first house in 1999. That is how they discovered B’nai Butte! Debbie grew up in Los Angeles and lived in Dallas for 40 years. She presently splits her time between CB and Rancho Mirage, California. She and Larry are enthusiastic members of B’nai Butte.
Ariel has lived in the Valley since 2001. Ariel is a nurse, has 3 children, and has been married for 19 years. She enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, arts and crafts and attempts at gardening! Ariel resides in Gunnison with her family and multitude of animals.
Leslie is the current President of B'nai Butte. She and her family have lived in Crested Butte for almost 8 years and she has loved being involved with B'nai Butte. In my free time, I am an Ophthalmologist at Gunnison Valley Hospital and a mother to our four kids.
Becky and her husband Joe have been second homeowners for almost 20 years and members of B’nai Butte almost from day 1. We love everything CB and B’nai Butte bring to our lives.
Amy is retired after a career of 26 years with First Union Bank as branch manager, loan officer and investment advisor.
Roger is retired after a career of 49 years with Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Advisors as a Financial Advisor and Certified Investment Analyst. He is a past President of the Tampa-Orlando-Pinellas Jewish Foundation, a board member of Temple B’nai Israel and the Pinellas Jewish Foundation in Florida. He and his wife Amy, live in Lutz, Florida and Gunnison, Colorado.
Ynette is from Dallas, Texas. She and her husband, Jim, have been second homeowners for 20 years and have been involved with B’nai Butte almost as long. They have 2 daughters, 2 sons-in-law and 4 grandchildren all of whom love CB as much as Ynette and Jim.
Steve is retired from a long career in the crime laboratory for the Calif State Dept of Justice. He spent most of his life in Southern California until his daughter and son-in-law moved to Gunnison in 2019 with his 2 youngest grandchildren and Steve followed them shortly thereafter. He is now spending time on the B'nai Butte Board, Gunnison Country Food Pantry Board and still working with a non-profit in California that helps child victims of abuse find their voices within the judicial system there, and of course, spending time with my family here. He is enjoying working with the B'nai Butte Congregation and Rabbi Mark and seeing the Jewish community grow and thrive!
Alla is originally from NY and after experiencing living around the world, found her way to Colorado for Graduate School at DU and then moved to Gunnison Valley in 2019 to be with her husband, Josh. She works as a Realtor in Crested Butte and is the head of Investor Relations for a Denver-based investment firm. She is enjoying raising her daughter in such an outdoor-centric place and giving back to the community.
B'NAI BUTTE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2023
Congregation B'nai Butte
Crested Butte, Colorado