Karn Stiegelmeier


Karn Stiegelmeier represents Summit County. She is a fifth generation Colorado native. Upon graduating from CU Boulder with a degree in Environmental Conservation, Ms. Stiegelmeier took a series of assignments with the National Forest Service and National Park Service including wildland firefighter, wilderness ranger, fire dispatcher, naturalist, and park ranger. In addition, she

Rebie Hazard


Rebie Hazard represents Saguache County. She operates a working ranch on Cochetopa Creek that also accommodates hunting and fishing enthusiasts. Ms. Hazard is a Saguache County Planning Commission Board member, on the Advisory Board for the Saguache County Master Plan, and the Saquache County representative on the Upper Gunnison Water Conservancy District. She

Kathleen Curry


Kathleen Curry was appointed to the Board of Directors in January of 2021. Kathleen has been working in the water field since the early 90s and currently owns a small governmental affairs consulting business. Kathleen and her husband Greg Peterson own and operate a cow/calf operation on Tomichi and Razor Creeks in eastern

Stan Whinnery


Stan Whinnery represents Hinsdale County. He was appointed in January of 2013. Mr. Whinnery is a fifth-generation rancher. He runs a cattle ranch, a haying operation and owns an excavation business. His interests include keeping “sustainable agriculture as a way of life, clean water and the cleanup of abandoned mines.” Mr. Whinnery is

Mike Ritschard


Mike Ritschard represents Grand and was appointed in 2016. Mr. Ritschard is a fourth generation rancher in Middle Park, Colorado. He currently serves on  the Grand Foundation, West Grand Community Educational Foundation, Citizens for a Safe Highway 9 and East Fork Mutual Irrigation Co. Mr. Ritschard’s current term expires January 2022. Back to

Marc Catlin


Marc Catlin represents Montrose County on the Board of Directors. In January 2017, he was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Colorado House of Representatives and now represents House District 58 as well. Most recently, Marc was the Water Right Development Coordinator for Montrose County where he worked to identify and protect water rights within the county.

Kathy Chandler-Henry


Kathy Chandler-Henry represents Eagle County and was appointed to the Colorado River District Board in January 2017. Ms. Chandler-Henry is a fourth-generation Coloradan. Ms. Chandler-Henry has served as a member of the Eagle County Board of County Commissioners since 2013 and was appointed Board Chair in 2017. In addition, she is the county’s representative

Thomas Alvey


Thomas Alvey represents Delta County and was appointed in 2009 to complete the county’s term. Mr. Alvey has grown and packed fruit in the North Fork Valley for over 30 years and is a founding member and president of the Rogers Mesa Fruit Company, Inc. His affiliations include serving as president of the

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