Newman will carry on Farris’ legacy |

Newman will carry on Farris’ legacy

Dear Editor:

Over the past eight years, Dorothea Farris has been a smart, direct, passionate and level-headed advocate for the environment and community in Pitkin County. I have enjoyed working with her, and I thank her for her service. It’s important to carry on her legacy.

George Newman, who I have seen on the bus every day for years, is the right person for the job. As an ex-Outward Bound leader, he’s got a deeply rooted environmental ethic, but also a mountaineer’s common sense about other issues crucial to the community like smart growth and affordable housing. I think he’ll continue Dorothea’s work admirably.

Auden Schendler

executive director, Sustainability

Aspen Skiing Co.

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