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

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