Meet the Directors of the Board and CMS Staff. All directors are volunteers and the board meets on the second Tuesday evening of each month. The board members represent different walks of life and provide oversight and direction for the organization.
CMS’ staff is committed to the organization’s mission and dedicated to its services.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bruce Talbott, President
Fruit Grower; Board Member of Colorado Association of Viticulture and Enology; Mesa County Farm Bureau; Member of First Baptist Church; Volunteer at East Orchard Mesa Fire Department.
Jeffrey Howard, Vice President
Retired; former RN at St. Mary’s Hospital, 25 years; Orchard Mesa Gun Club Board of Directors.
Jennifer Murrell, Secretary
Adult Programming Librarian, Mesa County Libraries; Two Rivers Chautauqua Board Member; Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado Board Member.
Felix Iovanni, Treasurer
Business Owner, Vistas & Vineyards B&B; Board Member of Strive; Member of Palisade Tourism Advisory Board; Volunteer for Colorado Discover Ability.
Owner of Forté Farms in Palisade.
Retired; Member of Migrant Ministry Thrift Shop Board of Directors.
Regional Banking District Manager, Wells Fargo Bank.
All of us at CMS extend our gratitude to Jim Cox for six years of service on CMS’ board of directors. He recently retired from board membership.
CMS has two openings on its board of directors and is accepting applications for membership.
Karalyn Dorn, Executive Director
Peg Martinez, Community Health Worker/Promotora de Salud
Maria Lopez, Kitchen Manager and Cook
Maria Frausto, Cook