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

  Chuck Aniza

Chuck Aniza

  Paul Cameron

Paul Cameron

  Logan Carter

Logan Carter

  Diane Cason

Diane Cason

  Doug Dahm

Doug Dahm

  Michael Dea

Michael Dea

  Howard Elmore

Howard Elmore

  Stephen Elmore

Stephen Elmore

  Sue Giller

Sue Giller

  Mike Kelley

Mike Kelley

  Carlton King

Carlton King

  Erik Ortega

Erik Ortega

  Peter Osterkamp

Peter Osterkamp

  Blake Plourd

Blake Plourd

  Kurt Rubin

Kurt Rubin

  Steve Snow

Steve Snow

  Ralph Strahm

Ralph Strahm

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