Susan worked for 30 years as a television journalist specializing in environmental reporting before joining TOSC in 2009. Public Policy and Communications are her specialty. Improving our trails, open space and parks is her passion. She earned her master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from Duquesne University and her bachelor’s from Lawrence University. In her free time she enjoys bicycling, hiking, skiing and camping with family and friends.
Eileen has been with the Trails and Open Space Coalition in various capacities since 2012. She is an avid hiker and cyclist, and a reluctant runner. A resident of Colorado Springs for more than 20 years, she is passionate about conserving and maintaining our precious shared public spaces. Prior to TOSC, Eileen worked in finance, accounting and real estate. She received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University, and recently completed her Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Bike Initiative Coordinator
Allen is a long-time bicycle advocate who loves making bicycling possible for people of all ages and abilities. He’s passionate about building a stronger, better connected community in multiple ways, revolving around the use of the bike. Allen moved to Colorado Springs in 2001 as an employee with Intel Corp, and has been working in the bicycle field nearly ten years. His enthusiasm for connecting people and organizations through cycling has inspired a series of successful grant-funded community projects through Bike Colorado Springs, a program of the Trails and Open Space Coalition.
Program and Event Coordinator
Aaron Rogers strives to inspire the people in our community to appreciate and take care of our Pikes Peak Region wild places. He is a Colorado Springs native with years of experience as a park guide/outdoor educator and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Aaron spends his free time in the parks he advocates for where you can find him exploring trails with his family, birding, and star gazing.
Sharie is a Colorado native with a passion for the great outdoors; she is an avid hiker, backpacker and biker. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado and has several years of experience working with nonprofits. She joined the Trails and Open Space Coalition team in 2018. Sharie is an active community member and is excited to be an advocate for parks, trails and open spaces in the Pikes Peak region.