Carol Hunter is retired but very involved in the Grand County community. She taught at the Colorado School of mines for 14 years, teaching universal design. She also lectured on Universal Design for the graduate program at Boulder and Denver. She has provided assistance to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife in 17 western states and reviewed visitor access for person with disabilities for the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Forest Service and Colorado State Parks and Wildlife.
Carol was the Founder and Executive Director of Partners for Access to the Woods, 1988-2014. She has served on the Department of Justices’ Outdoor Developed Regulator Negotiation Committee responsible for writing the ADA regulations for outdoor facilities. She was appointed by Governor Bill Ritter to the Colorado Independent Living Council.
Carol as responsible for the fundraising and construction of four accessible trails in Eagle County and Clear Creek County.
She has written two textbooks on Universal Design and a history of Berthoud Pass for school age children which can be found on the Clear Creek County’s website.