Garry Sanfaçon is the disaster recovery manager for Boulder County. He created the position after the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire, which destroyed 165 homes. In this capacity, he coordinates the various county departments engaged in long-term recovery activities and serves as the point person for public outreach and engagement. Following the 2013 Flood, Sanfaçon helped to form BoCo Strong, a collaborative of numerous local groups with the mission of enhancing community resilience in Boulder County and beyond.
Before working for Boulder County, Sanfaçon worked in a variety of sectors including as project leader for a global computer company, an executive director of a nonprofit, a planner for Santa Barbara County, and as a founder of an organization consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, effective teams, community building, and organizational facilitation. Garry holds a master’s degree in management from John F. Kennedy University.