District 6, Lake County
Bob Hartzell was a high school business teacher in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Leadville. He served as assistant area manager at Ski Cooper, ski patrol/lift maintenance/director of lift operations at Copper Mountain, president of the Rocky Mountain Lift Association, and for 11 years on the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board (five years as chair).
A former Colorado Mountain College employee, he has been an instructor, assistant campus dean, professor and college-wide faculty development director. He founded and directed Central Rockies Leadership for 10 years and Leadership Leadville for seven years, and retired as the Leadville campus dean.
He currently serves as the vice chair of the Lake County Airport Board of Advisors, president of the Four Seasons Homeowners Association and moderates Leadville’s Community Coffee every Wednesday morning. He was elected to the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees in November 2019.