Meet Our Staff

Susan Rau, CMCA®

Susan Rau joined the Water & Sewer team in October 2019 and transitioned into the roll of Manager in November 2021.

Susan is a second generation Coloradoan, growing up in Loveland, and explored the Red Feather Lakes area for years before becoming a full-time resident of Crystal Lakes in November 2017.

Susan is excited for the opportunity to contribute to our community and to get to spend all her time on the mountain. Susan’s husband Evan, is a member of both Crystal and Red Feather Fire Departments, and loves being a part of the community, as well. Susan and Evan have a shepherd mix named Pinyon, and both love hiking, biking, and exploring the mountains that surround us. Susan also enjoys cooking, knitting, sewing, and reading.

Darla Pisciotti

Darla Pisciotti joined the Water and Sewer team in May 2019 as a seasonal Office Assistant, a position that has now transitioned to year-round, full-time Administrative Assistant.

Darla has been a full time resident in Crystal Lakes for over 3 years. She is fascinated with all the wild life sightings, wonderful fishing and great 4-wheel opportunities that Crystal Lakes offers. She is excited to be a part of the Water and Sewer team!

Ryan Lansing

Ryan Lansing joined the Water & Sewer Team in October 2020 as the full-time field tech and transitioned to Field Supervisor in July 2021. Ryan is a Colorado native and has lived in Crystal Lakes full-time with his wife Jen since August 2019.

Ryan enjoys fishing, 4-wheeling, Fantasy Football, and a good fire going in his woodstove. He is excited to be a part of this amazing team and work with the community.

Brian Schaneman

Brian Schaneman rejoined the Water & Sewer field crew in May 2022 as the seasonal field tech. In September he came on full-time, year-round bringing his 40+ years of experience on the mountain. Brian is full-time resident of Glacier View and enjoys bow hunting and throwing the ball for his Little Dog.

Crystal Lakes Water and Sewer Association is a self-managed association, with Susan Rau, CMCA® as the acting manager.

Westwind Management, LLC

Westwind Management Company provides accounting and community management consulting for Crystal Lakes Water and Sewer Association. Anais Torres is the Accounting Assistant, Phone (303) 369-1800 ext.113, email The physical address for Westwind Management is 27 Inverness Dr. E, Englewood, CO 80112.