Lieutenant governor to speak at Economic Summit in Steamboat |

Lieutenant governor to speak at Economic Summit in Steamboat

Steamboat Pilot & Today staff report

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Colorado Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne will speak at Friday's Economic Summit, "Backcountry to Boardroom: The business of the outdoors," hosted by the Steamboat Springs Chamber.

Lynne will speak on behalf of the Governor's Office, where she works with the governor and his cabinet to drive performance, accountability and transparency throughout state government operations.

Lynne holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from University of New Hampshire, a Masters of Public Administration from George Washington University and a Doctor of Public Health from Columbia University. She fully embraces the outdoor Colorado lifestyle, climbing all of Colorado's 14ers, participating in Ride the Rockies and going on ski challenges around the world.

"I'm thrilled Lt. Governor Donna Lynne will be joining us for this year's Economic Summit as she appreciates the link between the outdoors and our economy and especially its role in Western Colorado as a skier and climber that has recreated here," said John Bristol, the Chamber's economic development director, in a news release. "As the second highest-ranking official in Colorado's government, her unique insights into the future of Colorado's economy will be valuable across all industry sectors."

The Summit, which begins at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs, will provide practical, thought-provoking and timely content on the future of the regional economy and the impacts on all sectors of the economy. Visit for more information.

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