Resort Entertainment Tourism & Leisure Product Council

Product Council Chairs:

Becky Stone, OZ Archtecture

Tyler Gibbs, City of Steamboat

Resort Entertainment Tourism & Leisure Product Council

Content and best practices will be shared through four programs planned over the course of 2 years. Membership is renewed annually. The Colorado Product Councils provide opportunity for leadership and volunteer involvement in ULI at the local level, by promoting excellence in programming and fostering a culture of openness and sharing of issues critical to the land use planning and real estate development industries.

Key benefits:

– A think-tank and resource for best practice sharing and collaboration
– Includes top real estate professionals only
– Build professional relationships in close-knit, small group format (40 max)
– Opportunity open to Full Members and Associate Members only
– Minimal fees – to cover costs of twice annual meetings

Resort Entertainment Tourism & Leisure (RETL) Product Council Program:

Modeled after ULI’s highly respected and exclusive Product Council program, this forum will focus on development trends and economic impact of the recreation and tourism industry in Colorado. Participation will only include top leaders from a vetted list.

Past topics have included: ski base development, resort hotels, affordable housing, retail, and gaming, with presentations and private tours from project leaders of the Broadmoor, Devil’s Thumb, Marabou Ranch, Vail redevelopment and more.

Current Chair(s):
Tyler Gibbs, City of Steamboat Springs

Bill Campie, DTJ Design

Leadership Committee Past Chair(s):
Becky Stone, OZ Architecture
Chris Dunn, Dunn & Kiley

Current and Previous Members have included:
Clark Atkinson, Shaw Construction
Denis Beaudin, Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Henry Beer, StantecViBE
Chris Bendon, City of Aspen
Randall Bone, Sunrise Company – Aspen Office
James Borgel, Holland & Hart
Charles L. Cunniffe, Charles Cunniffe Architects
Robert Detrick, Husch Blackwell LLP
Craig Ferraro, East West Partners
Harry H Frampton, III East West Partners
Ford C. Frick, BBC Research & Consulting
Todd Grover, BBVA Compass
Noah Hahn, meriwether companies
Kyle Harris, Granby Realty Holdings LLC
Darius Hatami, HVS Golf Services
Will Hentschel, Shopworks Architecture
Coleman C. Kicklighter, Resort Synergy Group
C. Randel Lewis, Western Receiver, Trustee & Consulting Services Ltd
Dick Marshall
Mark C. Sabatini, The Galena Street Planning group
Don Schuster, Aspen Skiing Company
Bruce Shugart, Mountain Meadow Preserve
Jamee Smith, Sente Ventures, Inc.
Rob Snelling, Haselden Construction
Rebecca Stone, OZ Architecture
William Wenk, Wenk Associates, Inc.
Julie Ann Woods, AICP/ASLA Snowmass Village
Stan Zemler, Town of Vail

2016-2018 Council Term is now closed. 

Joining a Product Council:

All Product Councils will open for re-evaluation of membership in the Summer of each year, and new applicants and those on waiting lists will be considered for membership.

Applications are collected online on an ongoing basis, and reviewed annually from June- July by the Council Chairs for each Product Council. 

You may fill out an application at any time. Product Council membership is limited, as previous council members may continue for multiple terms. Generally, 5-8 spots may open on each council annually. 

Fill out an application for the RETL Council here.

You may download a copy of the application in advance here.

For more information, please contact Sarah Franklin at 303.893.1760, ext. 201 or

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