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William Powers Brougham

William Powers Brougham, American resource, land management and brokerage executive. Named Hall of Fame, Denver Post Newspapers, 1976.


  • Brougham, William Powers was born on January 16, 1942 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Son of Erwin Roy and Ann (Powers) Brougham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science Community Recreation and Business Management, Southern Illinois University, 1966. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1968.


    • Assistant director Parks and Recreation Village of Park Forest, Illinois, 1966—1967. Teaching associate Indiana University, Bloomington, 1967—1968. Director Southeast region parks Colorado Division Game, Fish & Parks, 1968—1972.

      Director metropolitan region Colorado Division State Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Denver, 1972—1978. Founder, president Colorado Gold Consulting, Inc., since 1978. Broker-associate, recreation land and property specialist Fuller & Company Commercial and Indiana Investments, 1978—1991.

      Manager, broker High Country Properties, Inc., Montrose County, since 1991. Associate Montrose Planning Commission, since 1992. Consultant park development and recreation programming.

      Consultant environ ecology Pikes Peak Area Council Governments, Denver Regional Council Governments. Lecturer University Colorado, Metropolitan State College.


    Associate Montrose Planning Commission, since 1992. Executive council Region 10 LEAP, since 1992. Chairman Consumer Advisory Council OMEA, since 1993.

    Board directors Montrose Association Realtors. Registered lobbyist Colorado Legislation, since 1978. Founder, trustee Colorado State Park Foundation.

    Member of Million Dollar Round Table, Denver Board Realtors, Colorado Regional Park Association, Colorado Association Realtors, Colorado Park and Recreation Association (director), Realtor Land Institute (metropolitan regional vice president, national membership committee, chairman national education committee, certified accredited land consultant), National Association Realtors, National Society Park Resources (director), National Recreation and Park Association (national membership chairman 1974-1978), Graduate Realtors Institute, Tau Kappa Epsilon.


    • Married Sandra Elaine Schechter, November 30, 1968 (divorced 1974). 1 child Brandy Ayn; married Ineke Minke Boorsma, October 15, 1983 (divorced 1988). 1 child William Powers World War II.
    • father: Erwin Roy Brougham
    • mother: Ann (Powers) Brougham
    • spouses: Sandra Elaine Schechter
    • Ineke Minke Boorsma
    • child: Brandy Ayn Brougham
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    Born January 16, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1966
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1968
      Indiana University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Assistant, director Parks and Recreation Village of Park Forest
      Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      teaching associate, Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      director, Southeast region parks Colorado Division Game
    • 1972 - 1978
      director, metropolitan region Colorado Division State Parks and Outdoor Recreation
      Denver, Colorado, United States