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San Juan County Recovery Coordinator hired

January 05, 2017

Kaitlyn Randolph will begin work in Silverton this month as the San Juan County Recovery Coordinator. This position, funded by the Economic Development Administration with match from the Region 9 Economic Development District, the Town of Silverton, San Juan County, and the Silverton Schools will help support resiliency efforts to assist businesses to successfully remain open and navigate the community’s transition through the long-term Superfund cleanup.

“This EDA funding will allow us to develop a resiliency and diversification plan for businesses,” said Laura Lewis Marchino, Executive Director of Region 9. “It also works to revitalize San Juan Development Association’s economic development efforts to assist the community into the future.”

Randolph, who will reside in Silverton, has a BS in Entrepreneurship and Data Analytics with a concentration in mediation and negotiation from Bradley University. She is a CITI certified researched in the field of organizational communications. In additional to her work Randolph has served as a member of Habitat for Humanity and hopes to volunteer and contribute in Silverton in similar fashion.

“I have closely followed news of the Gold King Mine Spill, and I am excited to return to the area and make a difference in the Silverton community,” said Randolph.

Randolph can be reached at or 970-799-5012. Her winter office hours will be Wednesday 1 to 3pm or by appointment.