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Key Personnel


Advisory Council


Dan Crabtree, Palisade Irrigation District


Cary Baird, Chevron

Corey Beaugh, CO Division of Water Resources

Larry Clever, Ute Water

Bill Edwards , US Forest Service

Carlyle Currier, Rancher

Marielle Cowdin, Colorado River District

Russell George, Colorado Water Conservation Board

David Graf, Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program

Mark Harris, Grand Valley Water Users Association

Mike Higgins, Grand Junction Pipe & Supply

William Hutchins, Producer

Randi Kim, City of Grand Junction Utilities

Kirsten Kurath, Williams, Turner & Holmes, PC


Water-Related Faculty

Greg Baker, Geosciences

Kate Belknap, English

Dr. Tim Casey, Political Science

Dr. Ereik Hansen, Biology

MacKenzie Holbrook, Outdoor Program

Dr. Kerry Riley, Geosciences

Dr. Steven Schulte, History

Dr. Joel Sholtes, Civil Engineering (CU/ CMU Partnership)

Dr. Kari Sholtes, Civil Engineering (CU/ CMU Partnership)

Dr. Freddy Witarsa, Environmental Science

Kerry Young, Water Quality Management Program at WCCC


Holly Stanley, Community Outreach and Education Coordinator and Environmental Science and Technology student, Colorado Mesa University.