Staff & Board

CCWCD is managed by a board of five directors who are appointed by the Park County District Court. Each member serves terms of four years. All members give generously of their time, efforts and expertise. The current members and their area of representation are as follow:

Lisa McVicker, Director and President Emeritus: Fairplay/South Park

Lisa has lived in Park County since 1985. She is an attorney whose practice focuses on transactional law—wills, trusts and estates—and she teaches business law and water law at Metropolitan State University of Denver . Lisa also serves on the boards of HASP and the South Platte Basin Roundtable.

Email: lisa.mcvicker@centerofcoloradowater.com

Chris Fuller, Director and Secretary: Hartsel/South Park

Chris has been a property owner in Park County since the mid 1990s and full-time resident south of Hartsel since 2001.  Having served CCWCD from 2002-2008, Chris returned in 2013 to fill the seat of retiring director Ron Swanigan.  Chris has also been staff for the Coalition for the Upper South Platte since 2003, doubling her dedication to the ecological health of Park County waters and the Upper South Platte Watershed.

Email: chris.fuller@centerofcoloradowater.com

Geri Salsig, Vice Chairwoman: Guffey/Lake George

Geri has lived and worked in Park County since 1981 and is an active member in the Guffey area. She serves as Vice Chair on the Park County Planning Commission. She is an active real estate broker and general contractor, working to keep the southern part of Park County a haven for people looking for a beautiful place to call home.

Email: geri.salsig@centerofcoloradowater.com

Craig Steinmetz, Director and Treasurer: Fairplay/Alma

Craig and his wife built their home in Park County on a tributary of the South Fork of the South Platte River in the 1985. He is a general contractor in commercial and residential construction.

Email: craig.steinmetz@centerofcoloradowater.com

Briggs Cunningham, Secretary: Bailey/Shawnee

Briggs Cunningham has lived along the Jefferson/Park county Border since 1986, he crossed over into Park County in 1996. Briggs brings his expertise as an engineer at Lockheed Martin to the Board.

Email: briggs.cunningham@centerofcoloradowater.com

Dan Drucker, Operations Manager:

Dan Drucker has lived in Park County since 1992; involved in local issues since 1994. He helped form the Park Count Water Preservation Coalition in 1996 and the Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District in 1997. In 2010, after thirteen years serving as President of the CCWCD and Chairman of its’ Board of Directors, Dan Drucker resigned to accept the position as the first Operations Manager of the CCWCD. In his spare time, he likes to run his structural consulting firm, D.J. Drucker and Associates, and howl at the moon.

Email: dan.drucker@centerofcoloradowater.com

Nola Knudsen, Administrative Assistant:

Nola has served the board as the administrative assistant and recording secretary since its inception in 1997. Nola and her husband own Big Timber Custom Homes in Fairplay.

Email: nola.knudsen@centerofcoloradowater.com

David Shohet, Esquire:

David is a partner of Monson, Cummins, & Shohet, LLC, out of Colorado Springs and replaced Jim Culichia in 2015 as the District’s legal counsel.

Email: dms@cowaterlaw.com

Be sure to read all of the Archived Minutes in the right hand column of the web site for the details of our past board meetings.