Matt Gray
Chairman of the Board
Matt is a Vice President at Peak Energy in Durango, CO. Matt and Leah have three boys and both served at camps during their college years. Matt's desire is to help CBX maximize it's mission of ministering to socially and economically disadvantaged youth and preserving the ministry for many years to come.
Curt Powers-Ackley
Curt is a state licensed Certified Public Accountant. He has served as the treasure for Cross Bar X since 2009.
Shannon Cox
Shannon, her husband and their two children moved from the front range to Durango in the summer of 2017. They absolutely love what Durango has to offer and feel that the four corners area is a wonderful place to raise a family. Shannon works at Swan Global Investments in Durango, though she has a degree in child psychology and a background/love of working with youth. Shannon is thrilled to be a part of Cross Bar X team and to see the incredible influence that our Christian camp has on such amazing kids.
Dennis Hamilton
Dennis retired from the manufacturing environment and moved to the Denver, CO area in 2018. He and his wife, Laura, have 2 sons, 1 daughter and 5 grandchildren. He and his wife worked at work week 2019 and quickly became passionate about the mission of CBX. He has been active in his church and has served in many leadership positions. As a young man he spent time at church camp as a camper and then as a leader. He has always believed in the value of Christian camps and is excited to serve on the CBX board.
Steve Thweat
Steve worked in the Durango school district as a school counselor for 15 years. He also served as a school psychologist in the four corners area for another 12 years. He and his wife, Jean have one daughter.
Del Fafach
Del Fafach retired from the hi-tech world and has since served in various Christian Ministries. His family has served at CBX for four generations. His father-in-law helped build Eagle and Alpine lodges. His three sons have all served multiple years as counselors. Del and his wife Polly attend the annual Work Week and have begun bringing their grandchildren to serve as well. Del desires to serve and intercede for CBX, trusting the Lord Jesus Christ to continue bringing eternal fruit from this unique ministry.
Ken Bates
Ken is the president of Durango Insurance in Durango, CO. Ken has been involved in the ministry of Cross Bar X for over 20 years and desires to see kid's lives changed through the sharing of the Gospel. Ken has worn the chairman's hat as well as the secretary of CBX.