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Val Snider
Councilmember At-Large
Term: 2011-15


Val Snider

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Val Snider arrived at Peterson Air Force Base in 1993.

Before coming to Colorado, he graduated from Murray State University in Ky., with a double major in criminology and physical education.

Val then entered Officers Training School for the U. S. Air Force and worked as a commissioned security police officer for most of his career, earning a MBA from the University of South Dakota.

On retiring from the Air Force, he actively served his community by volunteering on the following committees and organizations:

  • 2005 City Charter Review Commission
  • Chamber of Commerce Legislative Watch Council
  • City Planning Commissioner
  • Colorado Springs StreetcarTask Force (Chair)
  • Downtown Business Improvement District Parking and Transportation Committee
  • Parkside at Mountain Shadows Homeowner Association Board
  • Partnership for Community Design Board
  • Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Citizens Advisory Committee
  • The Home Front Cares Hotline Assistance Manager
  • Utility Infrastructure Committee for Imagine Downtown Master Plan

When not serving as a councilmember, Val enjoys mountain trail distance running, yoga and involvement in a book club.

Contact Val:
Councilmember Val Snider
P.O. Box 1575
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

Phone: (719) 385-5485
Fax: (719) 385-5495
E-mail: VSnider@springsgov.com