Burton Girls Contributors
Kimmy FasaniBurton Team Rider
Kimmy Fasani is an upbeat, positive, and determined rider. She excels in the backcountry where she brings her progressive freestyle skills into shooting with the heaviest film crews. Kimmy is also the founder and host of the Amusement MTN event and a coach for The Progression Sessions, both aimed at mentoring and inspiring female riders.
Donna CarpenterCEO of Burton Snowboards
Donna is the original ‘Burton Girl.’ Today, Donna oversees a long list of mission-critical departments at Burton, from U.S. Sales and Sustainability to Women’s Leadership and Burton’s non-profit, Chill. She met Burton’s founder, Jake Burton Carpenter in a Southern Vermont bar on New Year’s Eve 1981. Ever since, she’s been a driving force at the world’s leading snowboard company. Deemed a ‘Super Woman’ by Refinery29 and ‘The Snowboard Ambassador’ by The New York Times, Donna is a chief badass who officially became Burton’s Chief Executive Officer in 2016.
Kelly ClarkBurton Team Rider
The most decorated and driven athlete in the history of the sport, Kelly Clark has three Olympic medals, over 75 wins in the pipe, and more than 140 podium finishes. Kelly focuses on a high value of excellence and going after her dreams, passions she shares through the Kelly Clark Foundation, providing youth with the resources to achieve their goals through snowboarding.
Anne-Marie DacyshynBurton Chief Marketing Officer
As Burton’s Chief Marketing Officer, Anne-Marie leads all aspects of the company’s global marketing from conception to completion, including brand, digital, events, public relations, athlete management, retail marketing, partnerships, and much more. Her passion for Burton is evident in everything she does, and is complimented by her other key obsessions which include fashion, style, music, two giant dogs, and travel.
Rebecca "Possum" TorrBurton Girls Ambassador
Possum Torr is a former Olympic snowboarder from New Zealand who currently lives in Mammoth Lakes, CA. She now spends her time adventuring in the backcountry with her pup, Ryder.
Charley ZhengBurton Girls Ambassador
Charley Zheng is a self-taught photographer based in the Pacific Northwest (for now, anyway). She’s on constant lookout for the next great experience, collecting stories of people, places, and human insights to share visually. Her number one rule in life? Do whatever it takes to have the time of your life.
Alex ThomopoulosBurton Girls Ambassador
Alex Thomopoulos lives in Southern California. A former stand up comedian, she now works as a chef, caterer, and on-camera host. She has an insatiable appetite for snowboarding, adventure and food, and travels whenever she can. A lifelong athlete, Alex is passionate about the importance of good food in order to perform your best. She attributes much of her success, sanity, and strength to snowboarding and draws ideas for all of her recipes from her experiences on the mountain.
Liza TagliatiBurton Girls Ambassador
Liza splits her time between Santa Monica, San Clemente, and whatever mountain she can get to. She works on the marketing team at Snapchat, and in her free time she snowboards, wakeboards, skates, surfs, and is usually on a road trip.
Annie JensenBurton Girls Ambassador
Annie Jensen lives in Northern Washington, with the vast and rugged Cascade Mountain Range situated in her backyard. She is a nutritionist for the Tulalip Tribes, where she helps encourage others to live happy, healthy lives. Annie escapes to the Cascades as often as possible and is passionate about all things outdoors, including snowboarding, traveling, photography, and writing.
Sam TuffBurton Girls Ambassador
Sam is a snowboarder based in the Canadian Rockies. Riding since age four and competing by eight, she’s had a lifelong passion for snowboarding and a few broken bones can't stand in her way.
Mirae CampbellBurton Girls Ambassador
Rooted in Whistler BC, Mirae meshes together work and play with her photography, digital media marketing, and desire to make people smile. Working with local and global companies, her main job is to splash color into her surroundings.