Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced new board officers and member.
William Tookey, San Juan County administrator, was elected to his fourth year as chair; Dan Fernandez, Dolores at-large member, was elected secretary; and Collen O’Brien, La Plata at-large, was elected treasurer. Three board members were also re-elected to the Executive Committee: Dewayne Findley, Montezuma at-large; Clyde Church, La Plata; and Mary Jo Coulehan, Archuleta at-large.
Two new board members were also approved at the January board meeting. Rachel Marchbanks is the economic development coordinator for the town of Mancos. Paul Zimmerman is a long-time Silverton business owner and will serve in the at-large position for San Juan County.
The new members join the Region 9 Board, which is comprised of 26 members – 17 representatives from the local governmental jurisdictions and nine members from the private sector.
For more information, call 247-9621 or visit www.scan.org.