The Starpoint Board of Directors has approved two new board members to serve on the Starpoint Foundation. Joyce Bauer, ATMOS and a relative of a Starpoint consumer and Michael Butts, a local realtor.
Joyce moved to Fremont County in 2006. Married to Daniel; they have 6 children and 3 grandchildren. Joyce and Dan enjoy camping, hunting, riding trails on their OHVs’ and gathering often with family and friends. She has always worked in the Utility Industry; with telecommunications, then power and currently with ATMOS Energy Corporation in Fremont County for 5 years now. Growing up Joyce was by her father’s side at countless community and charity events. Learning a love and respect for helping fulfill areas of need. As a parent, over the years, she has been involved in fundraising events that supported interests from schools’ to youth sports, international youth ambassadors and helping the homeless. She is excited to work with the other Starpoint Foundation Board members and the community. She also volunteered to be the Volunteer Coordinator for Starpoint’s annual Rim to Rim Race at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park and can also be seen cheering the ATMOS sponsored adult consumer team on Wednesday afternoon at Canon Lanes.
Michael Butts has been a resident of the Cañon City area for over 37 years. He has been involved in the Real Estate Industry in several different capacities for the majority of that time. He currently works at Frontier West Realty in Canon City. Michael and his wife Vickie have one son, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren; they enjoy family gatherings, fishing, photography and their dogs. Over the years Michael has been involved in several local organizations including the Royal Gorge Association of Realtors, Lions Club, Canon City Chamber of Commerce, Elks Club and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Michael and his wife also deliver Meals on Wheels through a local service organization. Michael is honored to have been chosen to serve on the Starpoint Foundation Board and he is looking forward to the challenges ahead.
Jennifer Harrigan, Foundation Board President said, “we are thrilled in have added Joyce and Mike to our Foundation Board and look forward to their new ideas, contagious enthusiasm and commitment to the adults and children that Starpoint serves.”