Rebecca L. Almon, an environmental law attorney in the Denver-based law firm, Ireland
Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC, joined the YouthBiz board of directors.

YouthBiz is a nonprofit group founded in Denver’s Five-Points neighborhood in 1992. The group’s mission is to advance the social and economic empowerment of the community’s youth through entrepreneurship, education and community leadership.

Almon leads Ireland Stapleton’s environmental, energy and natural resources practice group. She represents both public and private entities across the country in all aspects of environmental compliance, including federal, state and local permitting; water quality protection and regulation; wetlands and riparian protection and permitting; and stormwater issues. “I’m energized to be part of such a dynamic group that is committed to transforming disenfranchised neighborhoods and preparing a new generation of scholars, businessmen and women, entrepreneurs, community leaders and other professionals,” said Almon.