Aspen Strong

Executive Board

Aspen Strong’s executive team are strong advocates for mental health and are the backbone of our organization.  They intricately and voluntarily support the operations and progress of goals to support Aspen Strong’s mission to break the stigma surrounding mental health.

Angilina Taylor
President

Angilina was in an executive role as the Design and Development Director in the footwear industry prior to moving to the RFV in 2015.   Moving here from Los Angeles county was a quality of life decision that she is so happy she made.  Angilina now owns and operates a footwear company with her husband out of Carbondale, CO.  The company is committed to donating a portion of sales to mental health organizations and is on a mission to break the stigma behind mental health issues.   

Andrew Godfrey
Treasurer

Andy is a husband, father, wealth advisor, and coach who has lived in the Aspen area for the past 45 years. Having arrived in the Roaring Fork Valley under very unusual circumstances, surviving a plane crash in 1974, he strives to make every day count by helping others in any capacity that he can. The quote from James Taylor’s song the Secret of Life “is enjoying the passage of time” resonates with him as a constant reminder that we all need to live within the moment and give back.

He has recently produced a documentary called “3 Days 2 Nights” that  chronicles his experience and serves as a guidepost for people trying to move on from traumatic events.

Jeff Hembury
Secretary

Jeff moved to the valley from the U.K in 2000. Jeff has a background in the restaurant business & currently works in Human Resources with Aspen Skiing Company. When he isn’t teaching spin, you can find him running trails, skiing up or down a hill or road biking. Spending time outdoors helps keep a healthy mental balance so he can strive to be a better husband & dad.

Georgina Melbye

Georgina Melbye is an attorney at the law firm Kalamaya | Goscha. Her practice focuses on family law and other types of personal disputes. Originally from Boulder, she graduated from Cornell University and pursued a law degree at the University of Colorado.

Shortly after graduating in 2014, she moved to Aspen to begin her legal career. In her practice, she often works with professionals in the mental health field to assist on disputes relating to child custody. Recognizing the great need for mental health support in the valley, she is excited to serve Aspen Strong and support the greater community. When not on the slopes or in the office, Georgina can be found mountain/dirt biking, hiking and camping.

 

Lindsey Lupow

Lindsey grew up in Aspen making her a true local. Currently, she works for Alpine Bank and has been in the banking industry since 2001. Lindsey spends the majority of her time outside of work with her family and in the great outdoors. Lindsey takes pride in our community and truly believes that there is no better place to live in the world than here.  She comes to Aspen Strong with excitement to see what a little mental floss can do for our community.

Karin Bannerot

Karin has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for 27 years. She is an Addictions Counselor in private practice with Counseling Connections, LLC. She is also a nurse with 36 years experience currently working with Aspen Ski Company and Valley Settlement as a Child Care Health Consultant, and with the Pediatric team for Home Care of the Grand Valley. For fun and relaxation, Karin loves teaching yoga and traveling.