McKenzie was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and moved to Rangely in 2005 where she completed high school in 2017.
McKenzie then went on to Phoenix, Arizona where she completed her bachelor’s degree at Grand Canyon University in three years in government with an emphasis in state and local public policy and is currently pursuing her master’s in public administration online.
McKenzie moved back to Rangely at the start of the 2020 summer in hopes of giving back to the community that gave so much to her.
“I hope to inspire the youth in Rangely to come back and contribute to their community and show them they can do whatever they set their minds to.”
Lissa was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and graduated high school in Louisville, Kentucky. She comes from a large Midwestern family with whom she is very close.
Lissa moved with her small family to Rangely in 1995 from Gold Beach, Oregon. Lissa started her banking career as a teller in Gold Beach, Oregon. When Lissa and her family moved to Rangely in 1990, she went to work for Rio Blanco State Bank as a Loan Assistant. Since that time, Lissa has worked for two banks, that bought out the original Rio Blanco State Bank. She is currently working for Bank of the San Juans, and is a Consumer Loan Officer, who has worked her way up the ladder, to her current position. In April of 2021, Lissa will have been with Bank of the San Juans for 25 years.
Lissa, and her husband, have lived in Rangely for 26 years, and raised a daughter in Rangely.
Lissa has served on the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors since 2018, as Vice President. Additionally, she has been on the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in different capacities since 2017.
"I have always found Rangely to be a wonderful town. The people in this community are always open, giving, and friendly, which is why it makes it a great place to live, work and play.”
Born and raised in Rangely, Lisa graduated from Rangely High School and received an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado. She and her husband, a Rangely native as well, have two daughters.
After graduating from college, Lisa moved back to Rangely and started working for Colorado Well Service, which later became Key Energy Services where she held various accounting positions, eventually becoming the Business Manager and Treasurer. In 2006 she came to the Town of Rangely as the Treasurer and became the Town Clerk in 2012. Her background includes all phases of accounting, payroll and Human Resources.
Lisa's service to the Town of Rangely did not start with her employment. She has served on the Rangely School Board, Rangely School Foundation Board, Rangely Hurricane, Rangely Soccer Association and is currently serving as an advisor to the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce and Treasurer for the Rio Blanco School's Federal Credit Union.
"I have always found wonderful aspects and opportunities in Rangely. The people in this community are always inspiring me to do better."