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Charlie Smith

Position: Secretary-Treasurer
Term: January 2024 - January 2027
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Charlie Smith was appointed by San Juan County, has been a Director on the Board since 2017. Mr. Smith came to Southwest Colorado for a climbing trip in 1992 and has been living here ever since.

Mr. Smith served as General Manager of the Lake Durango Water Authority from July 2009 to January 2022. He is currently a director for the Pine Ridge Ditch Company. After graduating from Washington University in Saint Louis with a degree in Applied Science and Engineering, he worked as a researcher and managed a chemical plant in the Midwest.

After moving to Colorado, Mr. Smith learned to ski, worked in the oil and gas industry, and then was Vice President of Trimble Hot Springs for 11 years. He spends his free time hiking, climbing, and backcountry skiing with his wife Amy and their two dogs.

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