Our Board of Directors

Dedicated citizens with a desire to see the Imperial Valley succeed.

 
 
 

COLAB works as a non-partisan coalition governed by a Board of Directors with representatives from varying industries in the Imperial county. Every two years the board holds an election for our head officials. 

Becoming a board member is a great way to give back in a meaningful way & is crucial for the future success of our county. As a member you become:

  • A partner for dynamic change

  • A member of a diversely influential organization

  • A voice for educated decision-making

  • An advocate for economic growth

  • A part of the solution

  Darren Smith  | President

Darren Smith | President

  Bill Collins  | 1st Vice President

Bill Collins | 1st Vice President

  Rod Foster  | 2nd Vice President

Rod Foster | 2nd Vice President

  Jim Graves  | Secretary + Treasurer

Jim Graves | Secretary + Treasurer

  Jim Mercer  | Immediate Past President

Jim Mercer | Immediate Past President

  Carlos Ainza

Carlos Ainza

  Jeff Alford

Jeff Alford

  Alan Boyce

Alan Boyce

  Paul Cameron

Paul Cameron

  James Clark

James Clark

  Michael Dea

Michael Dea

  Dustin Dockstader

Dustin Dockstader

  Jim Duggins

Jim Duggins

  Howard Elmore

Howard Elmore

  Stephen Elmore

Stephen Elmore

  Caleb Gaddis

Caleb Gaddis

  Sue Giller

Sue Giller

  Mike Kelley

Mike Kelley

  Carlton King

Carlton King

  Sterling Mayes

Sterling Mayes

  George Moses

George Moses

  Peter Osterkamp

Peter Osterkamp

  Bill Plourd

Bill Plourd

  Blake Reed

Blake Reed

  Kurt Rubin

Kurt Rubin

  Steve Snow

Steve Snow

  Ralph Strahm

Ralph Strahm

  Tom Watson

Tom Watson