Weed Advisory Board

2022 Weed Advisory Board Meeting Schedule:

1st Quarter: January 19, 2022
2nd Quarter: April 20, 2022
3rd Quarter: July 20, 2022
4th Quarter: October 19, 2022

All meetings are at 10 am at 76 Service Center Road
The public is welcome; please bring any questions or 
concerns about invasive plant species in Pitkin County.
For more information email land.management@pitkincounty.com

Board Members

  • Ann Mullins
  • Jim Lewis
  • Karin Teague
  • Marie Kelly
  • Rachel Bechhoefer 

Mullins, Ann Weed Advisory Board Photo

Ann Mullins has been a landscape architect for over 30 years, working throughout the country. Ann graduated from Wells College, Aurora, NY with a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics, After several years of travel and work she returned to graduate school and completed a Masters of Landscape Architecture from Utah State University, Logan UT. Ann began her career at Jones & Jones in Seattle, WA, worked at Carol Johnson Associates, Cambridge MA and Sasaki Associates, Watertown MA before co-founding Civitas in Denver, CO in 1984. 

In 2004 Ann became the Campus Landscape Architect at University of Colorado at Boulder. Ann moved to Aspen in 2006 and worked for Designworkshop for several years before starting her own firm again.  She is currently working with an emphasis on cultural and historic landscapes at her firm, wjmdesign. In 2013 Ann successfully ran for Aspen City Council. After serving her four-year term as a Council Member she was re-elected in May 2017 to serve her second term.

Teague, Karin Weed Advisory Board Photo

Karin Teague is the Executive Director of the Independence Pass Foundation, a nature writer and photographer, and a passionate advocate for the native plants of Colorado.  

Kelly, Marie Weed Advisory Board PhotoMarie Kelly has an environmental landscape/small gardening business and is constantly learning about plants, flowers and weeds to help mitigate a healthy flora environment. Thanks to the Weed Board, she feels like she is in constant "learning mode".

About the Board

The Weed Advisory Board (WAB) addresses noxious weed issues and ensures compliance with the Colorado Weed Management Act (PDF) of 1990. It reports and advises the BOCC on developing a County Weed Management Plan (PDF), develops the Noxious Weed List that declares noxious weeds and appropriate state noxious weeds designated by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to be subjected to integrated weed management, and develops a plan for the integrated management of these noxious weeds.

There is 1 regular member representative from the City of Aspen, Town of Snowmass Village, 3 representatives from unincorporated Pitkin County, and 1 alternate for each area. Each representative must have been a resident of Pitkin County for at least 1 year.

For more information call Romany Iacono at 970-920-5390