The UGRWCD is governed by a board of eleven directors who are appointed by the Chief District Judge and represent eight geographical divisions. The divisions include Hinsdale County, Saguache County, Tomichi Creek, Taylor River, Crested Butte Ohio Creek, Gunnison River, City of Gunnison.  A Director must reside and own real property within his or her division and must be knowledgeable in water matters affecting the Upper Gunnison River Basin.

The Board of Directors meets monthly. Click here for details of the upcoming meeting and past meeting minutes.

DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS

Michelle Pierce

President

Division 1
Hinsdale County
Term Expires 2023

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Stacy McPhail

Vice President

Division 6
Ohio Creek
Term Expires 2022

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George Sibley

Secretary

Division 8
City of Gunnison
Term Expires 2022

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Bill Nesbitt

Treasurer

Division 8
City of Gunnison
Term Expires 2024

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Rebie Hazard

Director

Division 2
Saguache County
Term Expires 2023

Fonken No. 1_preferred

Joellen Fonken

Director

Division 3
Tomichi Creek
Term Expires 2023

Sabrowski No. 2_preferred

Don Sabrowski

Director

Division 4
Taylor River
Term Expires 2024

Nania No. 2_preferred

Julie Nania

Director


Division 5
Crested Butte
Term Expires 2021

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Rosemary Carroll

Director

Division 5
Crested Butte
Term Expires 2023

Spann No. 2_preferred

Andy Spann

Director

Division 7
Gunnison River
Term Expires 2022

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John Perusek

Director

Division 8
City of Gunnison
Term Expires 2022

BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Michelle Pierce was appointed to the UGRWCD Board of Directors in June 2015 representing Division 1, Hinsdale County.  Michelle currently serves as the President of the Board. Her term expires in 2023. Michelle describes herself as a “layman” when it comes to water issues even though she was instrumental in helping facilitate one of the most important watershed management projects in the history of Hinsdale County. Read more here.

Job Announcement

Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District

General Manager

Start date December 1, 2019