Dave Betzler is a retired analyst/project manager with 23 years experience in the defense industry, providing intelligence, plans, and antiterrorism/force protection support to NORAD, USSPACECOM and USNORTHCOM. Prior to this, he had a 20 year career as Naval intelligence officer involving operational and imagery/signals intelligence, as well as special plans and programs. Assignments began in Pensacola FL, then to California, Washington DC, Stuttgart Germany, and Norfolk, with retirement from NORAD.
Dave is a long-time Tri-Lakes community volunteer supporting and advocating for senior citizens, participating in local community events, and serving as member of Church at Woodmoor. Currently, Dave is Chair, Regional Advisory Council (El Paso, Teller and Park Counties) supporting Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging. Dave also serves as chair of the FireWise Committee for his Red Rock Ranch HOA.
Dave and wife Barbara are 30 year residents, blessed to have two daughters and their families in the Tri-Lakes area, and especially proud to enjoy their six grandkids.