Meet the Crew

RB Crew July 2019
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Bob Byram

I moved here to be a ski bum in 1988 from New Jersey (mission accomplished). I’ve been with Pitkin County since 2014 but have been in the public works profession for many years.  I enjoy running, motorcycle riding, snowmobiling, skiing and spending time with my kids. I enjoy working for Pitkin County because it gives me a great sense of accomplishment. There is always a different project to do and everywhere we work the view is Amazing!!!

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Brian Allen

I moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1996 from the East Coast. I worked for Pitkin County Road and Bridge from 1997 to 2012 and returned in 2019. I have over 22 years of experience in public service; I love plowing snow in the winter and working in the high country in the summer. It is a great way to spend my days. In my free time I enjoy camping, boating, and exploring the backcountry on motorcycles with my wife and beautiful twin daughters.


DJ Hughes

I am DJ Hughes born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley. I have been working for Pitkin County since 2013 as an operator and am currently the Foreman.  I have a vast knowledge and experience in construction throughout the Western Slope. I have two children ages 8 and 11. I am a 9 year veteran of the US Army. During the summer months I enjoy traveling and love the outdoors, hiking, camping, four wheeling and boating. During the winter months, if you don't see me on the road plowing snow, you may find me on the slopes skiing.

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My name is Dustin Wright and I moved from Missouri in 2013 and have been working for Pitkin County Road and Bridge since 2014. The County opens me up to fun and exciting new opportunities. I really find operating equipment enjoyable and challenging, so much so, that I attended Linn State Technical College upon deciding to make this my career. You will easily recognize me by baby face and midwest smile. In my free time I enjoy hunting, riding my quad, hanging out with friends and family and attending church. Just living life to the fullest! Yee Yee!

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John Cerise

Howdy, I am John Cerise.  I was born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley. I have been with Pitkin County Road and Bridge since 2011. My favorite part of working Road and Bridge is having friendly communicative managers, operating well-maintained equipment and working with the crew.  It is a self- gratifying experience when plowing snow.  I enjoy entering an unplowed, messy road and being able to clear the snow and provide traction for safe travel throughout Pitkin County.   I live and work on my family’s Ranch in the Valley.

Ignacio Gonzalez

I have been working for the County since 1997, and with Road and Bridge for the past seven years. In my free time I enjoy working on classic cars. I enjoy working in public service and keeping the roads safe for the traveling public.

Mike Schauster

I have worked for Road and Bridge since 2017. I like to ride my Harley in the summer and snowmobile in the winter.  I have lived in the valley all my life.

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Kaleb St Yves

Originally from New Hampshire, I relocated to Colorado in 2012 to explore the mountains and take advantage of the great skiing. I love adventures including skiing and hiking with my two dogs. I takes great pride in my hard work and live by the motto "Love what you do and take pride in it".