Jefferson Economic Council announces board officers, new board members

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By The Staff

The Jefferson Economic Council elected its 2009 board officers in December.

Kristen Anderson, senior vice president for Wells Fargo, is JEC’s new board chair. Mike McGinnis, a partner with Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck, will serve as vice chair, and Karen Lind, executive director of Elk Valley Public Improvement Corp., will serve as past chair. Mike Partheymuller, vice president of Carma Colorado, will serve as treasurer, and E.F. “Buddy” Douglass Jr., president with FirstBank of Lakewood, was elected board secretary.

JEC also welcomed four new board members who were elected in November. Kimra Perkins, general manager for Colorado Mills Mall, Joe Jehn, president of Jehn Engineering, Ron Teck, business development manager for Olsson Associates, and Tom Currigan, director of community and local government relations for Kaiser Permanente.

The Jefferson Economic Council is an economic development organization creating and enhancing the economic vitality for businesses and citizens of Jefferson County through the retention, expansion and attraction of primary jobs. JEC’s investors take lead roles in major community issues and projects, transactions, and policy initiatives, which drive value to the community through development, redevelopment and infrastructure improvements. To learn more, visit JEC’s website at www.jeffco.org.