CRC Treasurer Richard Elsner is a fourth generation Coloradan with his family first arriving in 1873. He made his home Park County in 1978 after growing up in Arapahoe County. Richard has served in many areas of the GOP. He was the Park County Chairman for 8 years and has also served as the 6th Congressional District Secretary, 2nd Congressional District Secretary/Treasurer, member of the State Executive Committee, as well as the State Audit Chairman for 4 years.
After many years of IT experience in database design and data analytics, Richard is currently serving as a County Commissioner for Park County, having been elected to that post in 2016. Richard has been married to his wife Debbie for 43 years and has two sons and one daughter.