JoAnn Batey - Director
JoAnn has served on the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board as President for three years prior to becoming Director.
JoAnn has been co-owner and Vice President of Intercontinental Bearing Supply Company since its founding in 1981. JoAnn has been a resident of Estes Park since 2012 and has served as President of the Estes Park Newcomers Club, Chair of the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District Seniors Advisory Committee, Vice President of the Meadowdale Hills Property Owners Association, and member of the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District Foundation Board. She was also part of the successful election campaign to raise funds for Estes Park roads, trails, and emergency communications, as well as the successful campaign to fund the Estes Valley
Lynn Waring - Operations Coordinator
Lynn started as a docent at the Stanley Home Museum in 2021. She is now the Operations Coordinator. Lynn spent most of her career at Melody Homes, Inc. in Westminster, Colorado, then worked at the Clerk and Recorder office in Boulder, and eventually became Chief Deputy Public Trustee for Boulder County. Lynn retired in 2017 from the Nonprofit Sector of the Colorado Secretary of State office. Lynn and her husband Russ bought their first weekend home in Estes Park in 2008. Lynn has a daughter and two, grandchildren. She has enjoyed doing historic character portrayals at various Colorado venues. Lynn and Russ enjoy the small-town atmosphere in Estes Park, with neighbors, friends and their dog Dudley.
The Board of Directors of The Historic Stanley Home Foundation
David Batey - President
David Batey has been a member of the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board since April of 2022, and has been President of the Foundation Board since December 2022. Before retiring and moving to Estes Park 12 years ago, David was Epidemiologist/Advisor in ExxonMobil's Global Medical Department.
David has been Chair of the Estes Park Health Board of Directors since 2018 and has been an elected member of that Board since 2017. He is also a member of the Estes Park Trail Gazette Editorial Board.
David has also served on the following Boards: Chair, Estes Park Committee, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado; President, Meadowdale Hills Property Owners Association Board; Chair, Estes Park Development Corporation Competitive Broadband Committee; Chair, Estes Park Economic Development Corporation Strategic Planning Committee, Chair, Estes Valley Community Center Campaign Committee; Chair, Estes Park SB-152 Broadband Campaign Committee; Chair, Estes Park One Percent Sales Tax Campaign Committee; Member, Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center Board; Member, Estes Park Ambassadors Board.
Randy Kampfe - Vice President
Randy is one of the original Board members of the Historic Stanley Home Foundation since 2016. Randy worked as an engineer and operations manager for Archer Daniels Midland Company for 41 years. He was the Corporate VP of Corn Processing Operations worldwide at the time of his retirement in 2015. He and his wife Patty had a vacation home in Estes Park since 2008 and then built their retirement home in 2015. He has served on many community and church boards in various leadership roles. Currently he works part-time for Kinley Built. He is the Treasurer of the Rockwood Estates POA.
Tom Shamburg - Treasurer
Tom was the founder of the Historic Stanley Home Foundation in 2016. He served as Treasurer for five years and was instrumental in turning his vision of the Stanleys’ summer home into a museum to preserve the Stanleys’ legacy.
Tom practiced as a CPA in both Colorado and Nebraska. He also served over 20 years as the Vice President and CFO of the Lincoln, Nebraska YMCA Association. He and his wife Jan owned their home in Estes Park for 18 years and resided here full-time for 8 years. In 2021 they relocated back to Lincoln Nebraska to be near family. Tom has served on the Boards of the EPNRC, Newcomers, Stanley Hills HOA and was the Council President of Mt Calvary Lutheran. We are delighted that Tom has returned to the Foundation to serve as our Treasurer.
Mary Ann Franke - Secretary
Mary Ann worked as a technical writer for a consulting firm in Boston until that was enough of that and she began writing about science research for the National Park Service, including 17 summers in Yellowstone. In 2013, during her first and last gig in Rocky Mountain National Park,
she decided to officially retire and make her year-round home in Estes Park. She has been volunteering for the Stanley Home Museum since 2017 when she moved next door to Tom and Jan Shamburg. She also helps out as a hospice volunteer for Estes Park Health, the secretary of her HOA board, and on the advisory committee for Mrs. Walsh’s Garden.
Bob Fulton - Board Member Marketing
Bob is the President and Co-founder of Real. Leads, Inc. He has served on the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board, heading up Marketing since 2020. Bob had been a resident of Estes Park since 2012 and has served as President of the Estes Park Newcomers Club and Technical Administrator for the Estes Park Annual Duck Race. Bob worked with RE/MAX as a Management Consultant for four years, has extensive experience and knowledge with both technical and strategic vision.
Tom Bryant - Board Member
Tom has served on the Historic Stanley Home Foundation since 2021. Tom completed a surgical residency in Akron, Ohio and then practiced general surgery in southern Ohio and eastern Colorado. Tom is a former naval reserve officer. He retired in 2020.
He and his wife, Joy have four children and three grandchildren. Tom has been an avid lifelong reader of history and enjoys weaving historical narratives for visitors in the Stanley Home. Tom is responsible for the training program of all the Stanley Home Museum docents.
Danny Gigax - Board Member
Danny has a Ph.D. in Agronomy (Weed Science) and has had a successful career with both Bayer and Monsanto, specializing in Project Management, Technology Sales Support, and licensing technology to companies and growers. Danny has crop expertise in cotton, soybeans,
rice, wheat, alfalfa, sugar beets, and corn. His love of agronomy started early as Danny grew up on a farm in Southwest Nebraska where his family raised cattle, wheat, and corn. Danny moved to Estes Park in 2016 with his wife, Judy, and they both quickly fell in love with the town. Danny has served on the Estes Park Newcomers board as the president and VP of Programs, and he worked on the Capital Campaign for Our Lady of the Mountains. Danny joined the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board in 2020 because he wants to help ensure that the board is successful in preserving the history of Estes Park.
Dan Scace - Board Member
Dan is one of the original Board members of the Historic Stanley Home Foundation serving since 2016.
Dan served in the Air Force and Air National Guard, retiring as a Brigadier General in 2008 after 34 years of service. He and his wife Tami retired full-time to Estes Park in 2013. Dan has served on the boards of Overlook Condominium Association, Estes Park Newcomers, Friday Niters Dance Club, Estes Park Honor Flight and Veteran’s Monument Committees, Presbyterian Community Church of the Rockies Personnel Committee and PCCR Foundation and Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo Committee.