*University of Colorado – 1961-65 – Geography major
*Contract Ski Instructor at Vail, 1965-67
*Pan American World Airlines – 1967-71 – flight attendant and purser
*Bonne Bell – Ski Division –19771-73- sales representative, Northwest division, Rocky Mountain Division
*The Mark Conference Center and Resort (now The Marriott) – Vail-1973-75-Conference Manager
After a 1980 move to Indiana, she combined raising a family with managing a horse operation on the Zionsville farm. Bettie has spent many years in mountain towns (Dillon, Vail, and Telluride) and her experience in the ski industry has directed her involvement within the communities. She and her family have been part and (almost) full-time residents of Telluride since 1984 and Bettie has sought to support organizations that fulfill a need within the community. These organizations include and have a commonality of purpose: are inspirational and promote personal growth, challenge, and a more positive living environment.
Mountainfilm in Telluride
San Miguel Resource Center (advocate)
Valley Floor Preservation
Telluride Nordic Association,
The Pinhead Institute
Bettie has been married to Hill Hastings II, M.D. for 31 years and they have two daughters: Peiper, owner of The Pilates Workshop in Telluride, and Laurel, former resident and now
attending George Washington Medical School.