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

Steve Snow, Phillips Cattle    President

Steve Snow, Phillips Cattle

President

Kurt Rubin,  Rubin Seed  1st Vice Preside nt

Kurt Rubin, Rubin Seed

1st Vice President

Dustin Dockstader, Doc Organics    2nd Vice President

Dustin Dockstader, Doc Organics

2nd Vice President

Jim Graves,  Johnson & Graves, LLP| Secretary + Treasurer

Jim Graves, Johnson & Graves, LLP| Secretary + Treasurer

Darren Smith , Smith-Kandal Insurance & Real Estate  Immediate Past President

Darren Smith, Smith-Kandal Insurance & Real Estate

Immediate Past President

Carlos Ainza

Carlos Ainza

Jeff Alford,  Alford Distributing Company, Advisory Board Member

Jeff Alford, Alford Distributing Company, Advisory Board Member

Alex Cardenas  I IID Board of Directors,

Alex Cardenas I IID Board of Directors,

Paul Cameron,  Mesquite Cattle, Advisory Board Member

Paul Cameron, Mesquite Cattle, Advisory Board Member

James Clark

James Clark

Alan Boyce,  Boyce Land Company

Alan Boyce, Boyce Land Company

Jim Duggins,  Duggins Construction, Advisory Board Member

Jim Duggins, Duggins Construction, Advisory Board Member

Bill Collins , Farm Credit Service West

Bill Collins, Farm Credit Service West

Howard Elmore,  Vail Ranches

Howard Elmore, Vail Ranches

Rod Foster.  Foster Milling

Rod Foster. Foster Milling

Sue Giller,  Reliance Public Relations

Sue Giller, Reliance Public Relations

Caleb Gaddis,  TWG Construction

Caleb Gaddis, TWG Construction

Sterling Mayes,  Imperial County Building Trades Council

Sterling Mayes, Imperial County Building Trades Council

Mike Kelley,  County of Imperial Board of Supervisors

Mike Kelley, County of Imperial Board of Supervisors

Carlton King,  Carlton King Consulting

Carlton King, Carlton King Consulting

Peter Osterkamp , Osterkamp Farms

Peter Osterkamp, Osterkamp Farms

Jim Mercer , Granite Construction, Advisory Board Member

Jim Mercer, Granite Construction, Advisory Board Member

George Moses,  IBEW 465

George Moses, IBEW 465

Bill Plourd,  El Toro Export, Advisory Board Member

Bill Plourd, El Toro Export, Advisory Board Member

Blake Reed,  Sun Valley Applicators, Advisory Board Member

Blake Reed, Sun Valley Applicators, Advisory Board Member

Ralph Strahm,  Strahm Farms

Ralph Strahm, Strahm Farms

Tom Watson,  Watson Electric

Tom Watson, Watson Electric