Community Involvement

Stirling Peak Property’s tagline is “Eyes on the market. Hearts in the community” for a reason. Their extensive real estate expertise is balanced with a commitment and investment in their community. Each partner has a number of non-profits and local organizations they support. Below are just the highlights.


Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club

The mission of the AVSC is to provide all youth in the greater Roaring Fork Valley the opportunity to develop as athletes and as people through winter sports. They have been teaching winter sports ever since the Club was founded in 1937. Visit website

Dale’s passion for furthering the sport of skiing brought him to AVSC over 40 years ago. To this day, he supports the club on numerous levels each season.


Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

The ACES mission is “To inspire a life-long commitment to the Earth by educating for environmental responsibility, conserving and restoring the balance of natural communities and advancing the ethic that the Earth must be respected and nurtured.” They have been working towards their goal, to build a community of knowledgeable, motivated and capable environmental stewards, since 1968 when Elizabeth Paepcke founded the organization. Visit website

Bill is an environmental enthusiast and advocate and has been an integral part of ACES since its inception.


Aspen Board of Realtors

Aspen Board of Realtors’ mission is to serve their members by providing programs and services that empower them to conduct their business successfully with integrity   and competence. They are an integral part of the real estate community in the Roaring Fork Valley. Visit website

Stirling Peak Properties is a member of ABOR and Dawnette and Zach sit on the board in order to keep a finger on the pulse and be influential in the organization.


The Buddy Program

The Buddy Program, which celebrated its 42nd anniversary this year, is a nonprofit mentoring organization serving youth from Aspen to Carbondale through one-on-one mentoring programs. Visit website

Jay is helping shape the next generation of Aspenites as a Big Buddy in the school-based mentoring program.


Aspen Young Professionals Association

AYPA is dedicated to cultivating a young, vibrant professional community in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley by providing opportunities in business development, networking, and community awareness and involvement. Visit website

As thriving young professionals, Jay and Kellen are not only members but both sit on the board as Sponsorship Chair and Social Chair respectively.


Marshall Direct Fund

This organization is improving relations between the West and the Muslim world by working together to alleviate poverty and illiteracy via sustainable education and economic development. Visit website

Dawnette’s values are perfectly aligned with MDF – strengthening international relationships and supporting women across the globe. She has supported their programs and traveled with the organization for a number of years.


Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity builds and repairs houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Their core belief is that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Visit website

Dawnette sits on the local board for this powerful non-profit – so she can positively affect the lives of people worldwide.


Explore Booksellers

Stirling Peak Properties supports the local literary community by sponsoring book signing events at Explore Booksellers. Visit website

Bill’s affinity for the written word was supported by his late wife’s founding of Explore. He is very involved with leading author discussions, book signings and is fundamental to their community.