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Gary Lowell Sprung



Owner, Gnurps Consulting

I provide software and internet development services to small businesses and corporate workgroups. Current work is primarily development of FileMaker Pro databases and database-driven web sites. Certified Filemaker 8 Developer; member of Filemaker Business Alliance. Other services have included general support for computer systems, newsletter & brochure production, graphics, maps, personal productivity, and staff training; 1987 - present.


Senior National Policy Advisor, International Mountain Bike Association

I developed and implemented policies, strategies, and tactics to manage and improve mountain bicycling and outdoor recreation, with a focus on federal land agencies; 1991 to 2005.

Town Council member, Town of Crested Butte, Colorado

Elected in 1995 with door-to-door campaign. Issues included open space preservation, town and county land-use regulation, transportation, affordable housing, allocation of new town buildings, and a $5 million annual budget; 1995 to 1999.

President, High Country Citizens' Alliance

I served as the leader of this environmental organization working on water, wilderness, public lands, and growth management issues. Responsibilities included public speaking, writing, lobbying, negotiation, research, fundraising, staff direction, board & volunteers coordination, and administration; 1989 to 1996; board member, 1983 to 2000.


Environment Editor, Mountain Bike Magazine (Rodale Press)

I wrote articles for a national magazine on mountain bicycling management, public lands, and political advocacy; 1985 to 1994.


Rocky Mountain reporter, U.S. Water News

I tracked issues and wrote stories on water in the Rocky Mountain region for this national, monthly magazine; 1987 to 1991.


Freelance writer

I specialized in environmental and water politics, skiing and fat-tire bicycling; 1980 to 1994.

Freelance photographer

I specialized in nature, photojournalism, skiing and fat-tire bicycling; 1975 to 1994; 2003 to present


University of Colorado

Certificate in Programming; 2003; Certificate in Web Design; 2002

Brown University

Major in Art & Photography; B.A.; 1976.

References and portfolio available upon request.
3252 Alcott St., Denver, CO 80211
(303) 859-9331; gary@gnurps.com; www.gnurps.com

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