Board and commission members serve many different roles within Alamosa County. Board and commission members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners.
- San Luis Valley Airport Advisory Board
Members serve three (3) year terms. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every other month at 8:15 a.m. (6 meetings per year).
Member Name Term Ends Kent Buchanan 01/01/2024 Donna Wehe 01/01/2021 Randy Wright 01/01/2021 Andrew Hartman 01/01/2023 Collin Gardner 01/01/2023
- Planning Commission
Members serve four (4) year terms. Commission typically meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Alamosa County Services Center: 8900 Independence Way, Alamosa, CO, 81101.
- Download application here.
Member Name Term Ends Pete Magee 01/01/2023 Joe Martinez 01/01/2025 Pat McDermott 01/01/2023 Monte Mullins 01/01/2022 Leroy Teem 01/01/2022 Alternate: Melanie Batey 01/01/2023 Alternate: Dylan Brown 01/01/2023
- Board of Adjustment
Each year, the Board of County Commissioners appoint the Planning Commission Chair and Vice-Chair to the Board of Adjustment (BOA). The BOA is the decision-making body for variances to the Alamosa County Land Use and Development Code.
- Local Marketing District/CVB (Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Members serve three (3) year terms. The Local Marketing District/Alamosa Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Board meets on the second Thursday of every month unless otherwise posted. Meeting agendas are posted at The Depot, 610 State Avenue, Alamosa, CO, 81101.
- Download application here.
- Learn more about the Local Marketing District/Alamosa Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) here.
Member Name Term Ends Rob Oringdulph 01/01/2024 Fred Bunch 01/01/2024 Deborah Hankinson 01/01/2024 Danielle Van Veghten 01/01/2023 Liz Hensley 01/01/2022 Manish Patel 01/01/2022 Chris Lopez 01/01/2023
- Rio Grande Water Conservation District Board of Directors
Members serve three (3) year terms. The Board of Directors meets on a quarterly basis on the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. Please visit the Rio Grande Water Conservation District website for a complete list of Board of Director members and to verify the specific date, time, and place of meetings.
Member Name Michael Cruz 01/01/2022 Greg Higel 01/01/2024
- San Luis Valley Fair Board
Board meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. from October-March and 7:30 p.m. from April-September. Meetings are held at the San Luis Valley Extension Office Building at 1899 U.S. 160 East, Monte Vista, CO 81144. Members are notified of any changes in dates and/or locations. Please visit the San Luis Valley Fair website for a complete list of current members.
Member Name Jason Tillman Brandy Myers
- Rio Grande Basin Roundtable
The Alamosa County Commissioners have announced a “Notice of Vacancy” and accepting applications
for a board position on the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable.
The Rio Grande Basin Roundtable (RGBRT) regularly facilitates discussions on water management issues,
educates Coloradans, and engages communities in water–related projects and information. The RGBRT
is comprised of members of the public who represent diverse agricultural, municipal and industrial,
environmental, and recreational water needs of the Rio Grande Basin. The RGBRT advocates for the Rio
Grande Basin and collaborates with other Roundtables to find solutions to intra-basin and Colorado’s
inter-basin water issues.
Expectations of a board member is to attend the meetings and actively engage in the direction of the Rio
Grande Basin Roundtable. This is an unpaid board position and you must be a resident of Alamosa
County to apply. This is a 3 year term.
The Board meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm at the SLV
Water Conservancy District Office, 623 E 4 th St, Alamosa, CO and are open to the public.
Those interested in applying for the Board must fill out an application. It may be found
here. Applications must be received by June 10, 2021. Send your information to
Belina Ramirez Executive Assistant, 8900 Independence Way, Alamosa, CO 81101 or to