Western Stock Show Association announces new member
July 7, 2016 – Denver, CO. – The board of the Western Stock Show Association has announced the addition of Brooke Fox to the association’s board of directors.
Brooke Fox is a third generation Coloradoan and currently works as the President and CEO of the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF). The CALF is a non-profit which provides educational opportunities for youth and adults alike to connect with agriculture through educational programs, community projects, and special events leading agriculture organizations. Prior to this, Brooke served as a Natural Resource consultant and negotiator on open space, endangered species, land management and other issues for the Chatfield Basin Conservation Network, local governments, and land management entities. Brooke was the first Director of Douglas County’s Division of Open Space and Natural Resources.
“We are honored to add Brooke as a new member of our board of directors.” said Western Stock Show Association, Chairman of the Board, Pat Grant. “Brooke embodies the agricultural and educational mission of the National Western. Her passion for community and western traditions will strengthen our focus for the future”, said Grant.
Growing up on a cattle ranch near Larkspur, Colorado, Brooke became an active member of 4-H, Junior Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and U.S. Pony Club. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economics from The Colorado College, Brooke moved to Washington, D.C. where she received a Master of Arts degree in Environment and Resource Policy from George Washington University, and worked as natural resource and legislative assistant for the law firms of Beveridge and Diamond, P.C and Crowell and Moring, P.C in Washington, D.C.. Upon returning to Colorado in 1993, she worked as a field representative for a U.S. Senator. Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband, Bret, who is in the natural gas pipeline business, and chairs the Red Meat Club Committee. They have two children. Brooke has been a WSSA member since 2004 and serves on the Citizen of the West Arrangements Committee of which she was Chair for two years.
The WSSA Board of Directors include Chairman of the Board Pat Grant, 1st Vice President Sue Anchutz-Rodgers, 2nd Vice President G.G. “Buck” Hutchison, Secretary Mark Gustafson, Treasurer Terrace Carroll and members of the board, Pete Coors, Justin Cumming, Don Elliman, Dr. Tony Frank, Doug Jones, Gail Klapper, Guy McEndaffer, Barth Whitham and President & CEO, Paul Andrews.
About the National Western Stock Show
In the 111th year, the National Western Stock Show is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization that provides college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and medicine for practice in rural areas. It is also our mission to serve producers and consumers throughout the world by being the premier Stock Show, Rodeo, Horse Show and center for year-round events. The 16-day show also serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world’s richest regular season professional rodeos, largest horse show and Colorado’s largest western trade show. For more information, visit nationalwestern.com.