Butch was a founding member of the Gunnison Valley Housing Foundation, now the Valley Housing Fund and has served since its inception in the fall of 2010; he is a member at-large. He believes that our valley desperately need needs housing and community infrastructure planning to cope with rapid population growth and decline.
In addition to his service on the VHF Board, he serves on several environmental organizations in the Valley.
Butch has lived in the Gunnison Valley since 1970 and has a Phd. from the University of London with a focus on coping with the bust some of boom bust community experience. He enjoys walking and sightseeing.