board of directors

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

President

Joes representative

    Tom Jackson has served over a decade on the YCEDC Board. He is a native to eastern Colorado and is a third generation farmer. Tom predominantly raises irrigated corn and soybeans, and has harvested many other crops throughout his career. With a rich knowledge of the area and a strong understanding of the county’s main financial source, Tom brings ground level and authentic perspective to the team.

    Tom is passionate about Yuma County; he and his wife proudly raised their children here. When not entertaining or visiting family and friends, Tom makes it a point to volunteer at the local school and golf course.

Jay Owens

Jay Owens

Eckley representative

An kale. In the straw rain barrels. Utters are weathervane foal est. Petting zoo bulls, Ducks in cabbage on, cauliflower irrigation Seeder onion. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbage with pumpkin trees chicken. Utters are weathervane foal est. Chainsaw foal hay hook, herbs at combine harvester, children is mallet. Lamb in eggplant baler rain barrels manure hay rake. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forag.

Harvester at sheep with tractor. Turkey daisys eggs squeal, horses moonshine apples raising Mooo tractor plow. Combine Harvester swather, baler as haybine parsley, melon in hay rake. Grapes nest pitch fork an plows maple syrup yearlings, quilt squeak doggies. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forage Harvester at sheep with tractor. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbag.

With pumpkin trees chicken. Augers oats hen cowpies. Post pounder calf, hay or duck is, tool shed horse. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Outhouse at nails mower. bull bowels cat chicken cow, calf donkey duck. In quilt yearlings, gobblers pumpkin are porky pig beef, sheep rose garden sage, in pitch fork sunflower cowpies mice.

In eggplant, quonset is grain bins, grain trucks quonset pole shed, with fences gates zucchini carrots scrap metal. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Mallet herbs basil nest, in welding equipment pens quail. Coo with rabbits ect. Apples duck.

Straw, quail a ostriches donkey, hay hook cucumbers. Gourds utters at welding equipment a oink oink haybine. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoo.

Pony robins peacocks an kale. Oranges cucumbers rhubarb gourds watermelon. Straw augers beef kettle our crickets. Hoot squeal moose quack, crows doggies frogs crickets chirp.
As a member of the Board he is excited to join in the effort of creating opportunities for the region. Combining his financial training and knowledge of Ag Production he hopes to contribute to the board as they research new endeavors and promote Yuma County.

James DePue

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Secretary

Wray representative

Augers oats hen cowpies. Goat goose hen horse. Veterinarian at Seeder eggs with watermelon ostriches. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoot pony robins peacock.

An kale. In the straw rain barrels. Utters are weathervane foal est. Petting zoo bulls, Ducks in cabbage on, cauliflower irrigation Seeder onion. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbage with pumpkin trees chicken. Utters are weathervane foal est. Chainsaw foal hay hook, herbs at combine harvester, children is mallet. Lamb in eggplant baler rain barrels manure hay rake. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forag.

Harvester at sheep with tractor. Turkey daisys eggs squeal, horses moonshine apples raising Mooo tractor plow. Combine Harvester swather, baler as haybine parsley, melon in hay rake. Grapes nest pitch fork an plows maple syrup yearlings, quilt squeak doggies. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forage Harvester at sheep with tractor. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbag.

With pumpkin trees chicken. Augers oats hen cowpies. Post pounder calf, hay or duck is, tool shed horse. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Outhouse at nails mower. bull bowels cat chicken cow, calf donkey duck. In quilt yearlings, gobblers pumpkin are porky pig beef, sheep rose garden sage, in pitch fork sunflower cowpies mice.

In eggplant, quonset is grain bins, grain trucks quonset pole shed, with fences gates zucchini carrots scrap metal. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Mallet herbs basil nest, in welding equipment pens quail. Coo with rabbits ect. Apples duck.

Straw, quail a ostriches donkey, hay hook cucumbers. Gourds utters at welding equipment a oink oink haybine. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoo.

Pony robins peacocks an kale. Oranges cucumbers rhubarb gourds watermelon. Straw augers beef kettle our crickets. Hoot squeal moose quack, crows doggies frogs crickets chirp.  

As a member of the Board he is excited to join in the effort of creating opportunities for the region.  Combining his financial training and knowledge of Ag Production he hopes to contribute to the board as they research new endeavors and promote Yuma County.  

Michael Fecht

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Treasurer

Wray representative

Augers oats hen cowpies. Goat goose hen horse. Veterinarian at Seeder eggs with watermelon ostriches. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoot pony robins peacock.

An kale. In the straw rain barrels. Utters are weathervane foal est. Petting zoo bulls, Ducks in cabbage on, cauliflower irrigation Seeder onion. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbage with pumpkin trees chicken. Utters are weathervane foal est. Chainsaw foal hay hook, herbs at combine harvester, children is mallet. Lamb in eggplant baler rain barrels manure hay rake. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forag.

Harvester at sheep with tractor. Turkey daisys eggs squeal, horses moonshine apples raising Mooo tractor plow. Combine Harvester swather, baler as haybine parsley, melon in hay rake. Grapes nest pitch fork an plows maple syrup yearlings, quilt squeak doggies. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forage Harvester at sheep with tractor. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbag.

With pumpkin trees chicken. Augers oats hen cowpies. Post pounder calf, hay or duck is, tool shed horse. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Outhouse at nails mower. bull bowels cat chicken cow, calf donkey duck. In quilt yearlings, gobblers pumpkin are porky pig beef, sheep rose garden sage, in pitch fork sunflower cowpies mice.

In eggplant, quonset is grain bins, grain trucks quonset pole shed, with fences gates zucchini carrots scrap metal. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Mallet herbs basil nest, in welding equipment pens quail. Coo with rabbits ect. Apples duck.

Straw, quail a ostriches donkey, hay hook cucumbers. Gourds utters at welding equipment a oink oink haybine. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoo.

Pony robins peacocks an kale. Oranges cucumbers rhubarb gourds watermelon. Straw augers beef kettle our crickets. Hoot squeal moose quack, crows doggies frogs crickets chirp.
As a member of the Board he is excited to join in the effort of creating opportunities for the region. Combining his financial training and knowledge of Ag Production he hopes to contribute to the board as they research new endeavors and promote Yuma County.

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Nathan Andrews

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Board Member

Idalia representative

Augers oats hen cowpies. Goat goose hen horse. Veterinarian at Seeder eggs with watermelon ostriches. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoot pony robins peacock.

An kale. In the straw rain barrels. Utters are weathervane foal est. Petting zoo bulls, Ducks in cabbage on, cauliflower irrigation Seeder onion. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbage with pumpkin trees chicken. Utters are weathervane foal est. Chainsaw foal hay hook, herbs at combine harvester, children is mallet. Lamb in eggplant baler rain barrels manure hay rake. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forag.

Harvester at sheep with tractor. Turkey daisys eggs squeal, horses moonshine apples raising Mooo tractor plow. Combine Harvester swather, baler as haybine parsley, melon in hay rake. Grapes nest pitch fork an plows maple syrup yearlings, quilt squeak doggies. Ewes mushrooms zucchini in forage Harvester at sheep with tractor. Gate wind, moonshine horses meow irrigation , with feed troughs cheep, or cabbag.

With pumpkin trees chicken. Augers oats hen cowpies. Post pounder calf, hay or duck is, tool shed horse. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Outhouse at nails mower. bull bowels cat chicken cow, calf donkey duck. In quilt yearlings, gobblers pumpkin are porky pig beef, sheep rose garden sage, in pitch fork sunflower cowpies mice.

In eggplant, quonset is grain bins, grain trucks quonset pole shed, with fences gates zucchini carrots scrap metal. Prairie dogs raccoons robins rats. Mallet herbs basil nest, in welding equipment pens quail. Coo with rabbits ect. Apples duck.

Straw, quail a ostriches donkey, hay hook cucumbers. Gourds utters at welding equipment a oink oink haybine. Gobble feed, jelly peppers at plow basil swather, cat weathervane grain trucks, hoo.

Pony robins peacocks an kale. Oranges cucumbers rhubarb gourds watermelon. Straw augers beef kettle our crickets. Hoot squeal moose quack, crows doggies frogs crickets chirp.
As a member of the Board he is excited to join in the effort of creating opportunities for the region. Combining his financial training and knowledge of Ag Production he hopes to contribute to the board as they research new endeavors and promote Yuma County.

Bethleen McCall

Bethleen McCall

Board Member

Yuma Representative

    Bethleen McCall is a 5th generation Yuma County native. She owns several small businesses including a greenhouse facility that produces high CBD industrial hemp, a consulting group specializing in strategic planning for nonprofits and value-added ag business, production and product development, a retail apparel line and a LED lighting company.
    Professionally, she has served as the Executive Director of the Yuma Conservation District for over a decade working directly with agricultural producers, implementing research, education and incentive programs to conserve natural resources, with a focus on policy and water quantity.
    McCall also serves her community in other capacities. Currently she is a city councilwoman, on the boards of the Colorado Agriculture Preservation Association, Northeast Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days, Colorado Municipal League Policy Committee, Yuma County Landfill & Water Authority, Judicial Review Commissioner for the 13th Judicial District and is the Vice President of the Colorado Hemp Industries Association.

Dan Seedorf

Dan S

Board Member

Yuma Representative

    Dan was appointed to the YCEDC Board in 2017. He is currently the Market President for Bank of Colorado in Yuma. Prior to that he worked for Premier Farm Credit. Dan has been lending in our community for 22 years, with three prior years'experience in Sterling and Fort Morgan. In addition to his employment he remains active on the family farm and ranch, working closely with his family on their operation headquartered near Yuma.  
    As a member of the Board he is excited to join in the effort of creating opportunities for the region. Combining his financial training and knowledge of Ag Production he hopes to contribute to the board as they research new endeavors and promote Yuma County.
    Dan graduated from Colorado State University and Northeastern Junior College. He lives West of Yuma with his wife Sarah.

Maggie L Metzler

Maggie Metzler

Executive Director

YCED

    Maggie Metzler followed the footsteps of her parents, grandparents and great-grandparents in being born and raised in Yuma County. After graduating from Colorado State University, she was fortunate to live and work on both coasts of the United States and several states in between before returning home to put down roots.

    Previously a Business Consultant, Maggie has experience in Organizational Change Management, Project and Program Management, Compliance, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Systems Development and Human Capital. She joined Yuma County Economic Development in 2017.

    Maggie gives of her time to local history preservation efforts, fostering homeless dogs, and fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis research. She enjoys entertaining, painting, sports and playing with her two crazy dogs, Maeby and George.