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Duncan Rose


“The mountains are calling and I must go.” –John Muir

Duncan and Linda moved to Southwestern Colorado in October, 2010 from Charlotte, North Carolina. Duncan fully retired in 2012 after serving nationally and internationally as a management consultant in local government finance and infrastructure asset management for some 25 years. Prior to going to the “dark side”, he was a city/county manager with 15 years senior local government management experience, serving with the cities of Columbus, Ohio and Dallas, Texas, then as Assistant County Administrator for Alachua County (Gainesville, Florida) and finally as County Administrator for Seminole County in the Orlando area. Duncan has an undergraduate degree in Economics/Business Management, and graduate degrees in Urban and Regional Planning and in Public Sector Management. He is a graduate of the Army’s Officer Candidate School in Combat Engineering and served as Adjutant General of the 172 Light Infantry Brigade. Duncan volunteers with The Dolores River Angler’s chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Dolores Watershed Resilient Forest Coalition. His passion is small-stream, back-country fly fishing; he is an avid fly tier. The parents of two lovely daughters, he and Linda travel extensively.