Board Of Directors

H. Webster Jones (Webb) of Steamboat, Colorado, Democrat, serves as the representative of the Yampa/White Drainage Basin and as a member experienced in the planning and development of water projects. Mr. Jones was appointed to the Board in 2013 for a term expiring October 1, 2021. Mr. Jones is a principal of Water Consulting Group, LLC.

Representative of the
Yampa/White Drainage Basin

Robert Edward Wolff of Durango, Colorado , to serve as a representative from the San Miguel-Dolores-San Juan drainage basin, and as a representative with experience in the development aspects of water projects. Appointed for a term expiring October 1, 2022.

Representative of the
San Miguel-Dolores-San Juan Drainage Basin

H. Webster Jones (Webb)
Chair

Robert Edward Wolff
Vice-Chair

Steven Eric Vandiver of Alamosa, Colorado, Republican, serves as the representative of the Rio Grande Drainage Basin. Mr. Vandiver was appointed to the Board in 2015 for a term expiring October 1, 2023. Mr. Vandiver works for the Rio Grande Water Conservation District.

Representative of the
Rio Grande Drainage Basin

Michael Fabbre of Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado, to serve as a representative of the Gunnison-Uncompahgre drainage basin, and as a representative with experience in water planning and development. Mr. Fabbre is the District Manager of the Mt. Crested Butte Water & Sanitation District.  Appointed for a term expiring October 1, 2023.

Representative of the
Gunnison-Uncompahgre
Drainage Basin

Michael Fabbre
Board Member

Steven Eric Vandiver
Treasurer

Eric Wilkinson of Fort Collins, Colorado,  Republican, serves as the representative of the South Platte Drainage Basin, and as a representative with comprehensive experience in management and consulting aspects of water projects. Mr. Wilkinson is a Consultant for Wilkinson Water Consulting. Mr. Wilkinson was appointed to the Board in April 2021 for a term expiring on October 1, 2024.

Representative of the
South Platte Drainage Basin

Chris Treese of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, to serve as a representative from the Main Colorado drainage basin, and as a representative with experience in public health issues related to drinking water or water quality matters. Appointed for a term expiring October 1, 2022. Mr. Treese recently retired from the Colorado River District.

Representative of the
Main Colorado Drainage Basin

Chris Treese
Board Member

Eric Wilkinson
Board Member

Roy Ellsworth Heald of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Republican, serves as the representative of the Arkansas Drainage Basin. Mr. Heald was appointed to the Board in 2013 for a term expiring October 1, 2021. Mr. Heald is the General Manager of the Security Water And Sanitation Districts in the Colorado Springs area. In October 2017, Mr. Heald was elected to the Chair of the Board.

Representative of the
Arkansas Drainage Basin

Patricia Wells of Denver, Colorado, Democrat, serves as the representative of the City and County of Denver, and as a representative with experience in the law aspects of water and wastewater projects. Ms. Wells is a retired former attorney for Denver Water. Ms. Wells was appointed to the Board in April 2021 for a term expiring on October 1, 2024.

Representative of the
City and County of Denver

Roy Ellsworth Heald
Board Member

Patricia Wells
Board Member

George Patrick Corkle of Walden, Colorado, Republican, serves as the representative of the North Platte Drainage Basin. Mr. Corkle was appointed to the Board in 2015 for a term expiring October 1, 2023. Mr. Corkle is owner of Corkle Oil Co. LLC.

Representative of the
North Platte Drainage Basin

Karl Ohlsen, partner in the law firm of Carlson, Hammond & Paddock, L.L.C., is general counsel to the Authority.

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George Patrick Corkle
Board Member

Karl Ohlsen
GENERAL COUNSEL