Marti Prohaska

Marti Prohaska

Council Member - term expires in June of 2023

Professional Background/Occupation

  • Landscape company manager
  • Ski Patrol supervisor
  • Writer
  • Wedding officiant

Length of Time as Town Resident

18 years

Previous Political Experience/Specific Qualifications

  • Mountain Village Comprehensive Plan Task Force, member & co-chair
  • Mountain Village Medical Center Advisory Board, member
  • Mountain Village Green Team, member & chair

Reasons You Would Like to Serve

l grew up in Mountain Village, and have witnessed its evolution from burgeoning ski town to a recognized resort destination. ln those years, I have started a business and a family here, and have come to understand that community works best when its residents are engaged. I am motivated to use my skill-set as a communicator and consensus-builder to achieve deeper engagement with Mountain Village’s diverse population. I believe my strong work ethic and critical-thinking skills, combined with my deep knowledge of the community’s history, can enhance Town Council’s role in our residents’ everyday lives.

Other Information You Want to Include (family, community involvement, other personal information)

  • Mother to Elodie, 11 and Emmeline, 9; Married to Craig since 2006
  • San Miguel Resource Center Victim’s Advocate volunteer, taking weekly shifts on the hotline
  • Mental Health First Aid certified
  • Girls on the Run volunteer coach at Telluride lntermediate School