Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado

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Region 9 announces New Board members

September 01, 2016

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announces Ron LeBlanc and Robert Whitson have joined the Region 9 Board of Directors.

Ron LeBlanc, City Manager for the past 8 years, will be the representative for the City of Durango. Robert Whitson is the owner of Express Employment Professionals, a staffing agency, and will serve as an at-large member. They were elected at the July 28th Board of Directors meeting.

Region 9 is a public/private partnership that promotes and coordinates economic development efforts in five Colorado counties. The Region 9 Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from the 17 local governmental jurisdictions and nine members from the private sector. The Region 9 Board meets quarterly and for more information, please call 970-247-9621.

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