Christopher Aaby

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Christopher Aaby

Executive Director
Catamount Institute
Member since 2020

Biographical Information

A passion for the environment and a passion for people is what Christopher Aaby is all about.

Originally from Norway but having grown up in Colorado, Chris often says he is a native Coloradan with a Norweigan passport.  As Executive Director of Catamount Institute, Chris works hard every day so the education staff at the Institute have the resources they need to work with over 8,000 youth each year.

Additionally, Chris serves as the President of the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Board, President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Colorado, and is on the Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future board. Chris was named a 2017 Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Star, received the Colorado Springs Independent Inclusion Award, and was the Colorado Nonprofit Association's 2019 Emerging Leader of the Year.

Chris is dedicated to inspiring future and current fundraisers and nonprofit professionals to continue their work changing the world.