Joe Zanin Nominated for 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal
Aspen, CO – June 22, 2022 – The City of Aspen’s 4th of July Parade Committee has selected longtime Valley local and community volunteer, Joe Zanin to serve as the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade. The Committee took nominations from the community and chose Zanin based on criteria that the Grand Marshal should live or work in Aspen and have contributed to the community in an overwhelming way.
Zanin, who is also in the Aspen Hall of Fame, has served on the boards of the Aspen Camp School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Aspen Consolidated Sanitation District, and the Pitkin County Board of Adjustments among others. He was president of the Aspen High School Booster Club and served on advisory boards for U.S. Bank and the Aspen School District woodworking department. He has lived in the Valley since the mid-60s.
The Grand Marshal rides in the first car of the parade launching the annual event.