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Meet the Staff

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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 Community Center.

Available - Operations Coordinator

The Operations Coordinator position is open at the Stanley Home Museum. As the Ops Coordinator, the schedule is flexible between full-time and part-time. Responsibilities include daily opening and closing procedures of the museum, customer service, including answering phones, cashiering in the gift shop, and ticketing. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply here. If you have additional questions about the position before applying, please call 970-235-0062

The Board of Directors of The Historic Stanley Home Foundation

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Danny Gigax - President

Danny joined the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board in 2020, and has been the President of the Foundation Board since December 2023 because he wants to help ensure that the board is successful in preserving the history of Estes Park. 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. 

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Randall 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.

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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.

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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.

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David Batey - Board Member

David Batey has been a member of the Historic Stanley Home Foundation Board since April of 2022, and was President of the Foundation Board from December 2022 to December 2023.  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.

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Anne Rogers - Board Member

Anne was one of the original Historic Stanley Home Foundation board members and served for three years. She has now rejoined the board and looks forward to participating in the preservation of the Stanley Home Museum.

Anne had a career in veterinary medical research at a USDA facility in Iowa and with Pfizer Animal Health in Nebraska. Following that, she sold scientific and laboratory equipment for twenty years in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. She and her husband, Doug, are both native Iowans and became permanent Estes Park residents in 2014. Anne also serves on the Estes Valley Library Friends and Foundation board, works for the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, and is a member of Chapter HF, P.E.O.

Bill Solms - Board Member

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Laura Hutton - Board Member

Laura’s tenure on the Stanley Home Museum board began in January, 2024. She and her husband moved to Estes Park in September of 2020, although her family has had a house in the area since the mid-1940’s. She spent many summers in Estes Park as a child and later as an adult, bringing her own children to her ‘happy place’.

Laura and her husband moved from Memphis, TN, where she was the head of the early childhood division of St. Mary’s Episcopal School. She taught first grade for over ten years and ran the St. Mary’s summer reading program for struggling readers. Prior to entering the education field, Laura was a graphic designer. She ran the graphic design division of a national publishing company and worked as a freelance designer for many years. Laura has served on many school, community, and church boards in various roles and is looking forward to serving the Stanley Home Museum.