Board of Directors

RiversEdge West’s Board of Directors serves as the governing and policy-setting body for the organization. Board directors volunteer their time to promote the work of RiversEdge West, ensure that fiscal and legal policies are met, set the strategic direction for the organization, and to help with the development of resources to support the organization. Our board has evolved over the years and is now comprised of diverse individuals who live and work throughout the American West.  
 
Our current board directors and officers are: 
  • Patty Gelatt, President - Retired, Fish and Wildlife Service, Grand Junction, CO
  • Jay Wilcox, Vice President - Change Management, Silicon Valley Bank, Phoenix, AZ
  • Tom Ryan, Treasurer - Resource Specialist, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Barb Chamberlin, Secretary - Retired District 51 schoolteacher and St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center Nurse, Grand Junction, CO
  • Miffie (Miriam) Blozvich - Development Director, St Mary’s Foundation, Grand Junction, CO
  • Kelianne Chamberlain - Attorney, Hoskin, Farina and Kampf, P.C., Grand Junction, CO
  • Susan Culp - Principle, Next West Consulting, Sedona, AZ
  • Isabel Borman - Realtor, Bray Real estate, Grand Junction CO
  • Tom Burke - President, Burke Construction Co., Grand Junction, CO
  • Bob Atchison - Kansas State Forestry, Manhattan KS
  • Robb Parsons - Wealth Source Partners, Grand Junction, CO
  • Susan Byrne - Los Rios Foundation, Sacramento, CA
  • Yasmeen Najmi – Environmental Planner, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Albuquerque, NM
  • Sue Bellagamba, Advisor
  • Peter Culp, Advisor
  • Pat Shafroth, Advisor
If you are interested in serving on or learning more about the RiversEdge West board, please contact Rusty Lloyd, Executive Director rlloyd@riversedgewest.org.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.

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