Formed in 1996 as Delta Area Development, inc, DCED is managed by a volunteer board of directors. Currently we have 11 board members. The board, however, has the potential for 28 seats.
MEET THE TEAM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board President: Scott Thomassen -Business owner
Scott joined the DCED Board in 2009. He owned a well-established computer business for 21 years. He and wife Gynee, are involved in organizations throughout Delta County.
Board Treasurer: Amy Crick - Banking District Manager
Amy joined the DCED Board in 2019 as a representative for her bank. She has been in the banking industry for 10+ years, and has a Master's in Business Administration. Amy is passionate about our Library District and other services in the county. She is a strong advocate for young families and businesses alike.
Board Secretary: Robert Turner - Bank President
Rob joined the DCED Board in 2018 as a representative of his bank. Rob has a degree in Agricultural Economics and Business from New Mexico State University. He moved to Delta County in 2017, and is also involved in his community.
Caryn Gibson - Delta County School District (Superintendent)
Don Suppes - Delta County Representative (Commissioner)
LaDonna Gunn - Delta County Library District (Assistant Director)
Lucinda Stanley - Grand Mesa Commercial Real Estate (Broker/Owner)
Mitch Gronenthal - Delta Area Chamber of Commerce (Executive Director)
Ron Austin - City of Delta Representative (Mayor)
Susan Welk Valdez - LaVozCo (Owner)
Zander Parker - Parker Consultants and Accountants (Owner)