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Fox named to National Western board of directors

Brooke Fox was added to the National Western Stock Show Association's board of directors.

Fox is a third generation Coloradoan and is the president and CEO of the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit that provides educational opportunities for youth and adults to connect with agriculture through educational programs, community projects and special events leading agriculture organizations.

Before, Brooke was a Natural Resource consultant and negotiator on open space, endangered species, land management and other issues for the Chatfield Basin Conservation Network, local governments and land management entities. Brooke was the first Director of Douglas County's Division of Open Space and Natural Resources.

"We are honored to add Brooke as a new member of our board of directors." said Western Stock Show Association, chairman of the board, Pat Grant. "Brooke embodies the agricultural and educational mission of the National Western.

Her passion for community and western traditions will strengthen our focus for the future", Grant added.

Growing up on a cattle ranch near Larkspur, Colo., Brooke was an active member of 4-H, Junior Colorado Cattlemen's Association and U.S. Pony Club. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political economics from Colorado College, Brooke moved to Washington, D.C. where she received a Master of Arts in environment and resource policy from George Washington University, and worked as natural resource and legislative assistant for the law firms of Beveridge and Diamond, P.C and Crowell and Moring, P.C in Washington, D.C..

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