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James W. Broderick

Job Title: Executive Director

Education: Master's Degree specializing in Public Management and Environmental Resource Planning, Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration and Policy in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and Political Science

Professional Affiliations: Arkansas Valley Preservation Committee, Statewide Water Initiative Roundtable Committee, Colorado River Water Users Association (Board Member), National Water Resources Association (Member), Family Farm Alliance Advisory Committee, Colorado State University's Colorado Water Resource Institute Advisory Committee, Colorado Water Congress (Board Member)

Hobbies: Golf, Reading, Driving, Walking. Staff would say his outside interest is that he loves to cut grass!

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Elizabeth Catt

Job Title: Garden Coordinator

Education: A.S. San Francisco City College, Colorado Master Gardner, Colorado Native Plant Master

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Toni Gonzales

Job Title: Administrative Manager

Education: International Public Management Association for Human Resources-Certified Professional, OSHA for General Industry, Certificate in Management Program, Basics of Supervision

Professional Affiliations: IPMA-HR, Southern Colorado IPMA-HR (President, Past President, Board Member), Society for Human Resource Management (Member), Notary Public

Hobbies: Crafts, Music, Sports Spectator, Walking

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Garrett Markus

Job Title: Water Resources Engineer

Education: Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Soil and Water Resources

Professional Affiliations: Committee Member of the Colorado State University Arkansas Valley Research Center

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Kevin Meador

Job Title: Projects Engineer

Education: B.S Civil Engineering South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Colorado Professional Engineer, Wyoming Professional Engineer, American Academy of Enviornmental Engineers

Professional Affiliations: American Water Works Association (Member), Pipeline Rehabilitation Committee (Member)

Hobbies: High school basketball officiating

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Margie Medina

Job Title: Administrative Support Specialist

Education: Introduction to ArcGIS I; II ESRI

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Lee E. Miller, Esq.

Job Title: Legal Counsel

Education: J.D, University of Wyoming College of Law; B.A. University of Wyoming; Admitted to Practice Law-Wyoming, Colorado, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations: Colorado Water Congress (Federal Affairs and State Affairs Committees), National Water Resources Association (Member), Colorado River Water Users Association (Member); Upper Colorado River Commission Legal Committee

Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, Backpacking, Cooking

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Leann Noga

Job Title: Finance Coordinator/IT

Education: Colorado State University: B.S. Business Management and Administration Colorado State University: Master in Finance, including specification in Human Resource 2017 Water Leader Graduate from Colorado Foundation for Water Education

Professional Affiliations: ARMA International and Denver Chapter (Member), Society of Rocky Mountain Archives (Member), Government Finance Officers Association (Member), Colorado Government Finance Officers Association (Member)

Hobbies: Running, Baking and Spending time with Family

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Patty Rivas

Job Title: Administrative Support Associate

Education: Fundamentals of Accounting I & II. Macroeconomics. Intermediate Accounting I

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Stephanie Shipley

Job Title: Accounting Specialist

Education: Education: Studied Accounting, Pueblo Community College

Hobbies: Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, paddle boarding, and spending time with family.

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Chris Woodka

Job Title: Issues Management Coordinator

Education: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Northern Arizona University; Post-Graduate Fellowship at the Indianapolis Star.

Professional Affiliations: Experience: 39 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, including 31 years as water reporter and editor for The Pueblo Chieftain.

Hobbies: Hobbies: Plays harmonica well, guitar sufficiently and can sort of sing. Established professional-grade croquet course on excess-capacity turf at SECWCD. Shoots baskets and rides bicycle whenever he has the chance.

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Intern

Job Title: Intern

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