With over 35 years experience in community planning, Stan has served as Community Development Director for the cities of Aspen and Montpelier, Vermont. He has been active in historic preservation dating back to the 1980s, when he served as Urban Design Planner for the City of Newton, Massachusetts and later as Main Street Program consultant for the town of Ayer, Massachusetts. Stan Clauson Associates was established in Aspen 22 years ago and has worked with many communities on comprehensive planning and community facilities. Subsequent to completing the Colorado Springs historic preservation plan, which is the subject of this presentation, he worked Tatanka Associates to complete the City of Lafayette historic presentation plan. His firm is currently under contract with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs as a Main Street Program consultant. Stan is also an avid skier, cyclist, and yoga practitioner.