Board Members

Our Board of Directors is a group of individuals from local businesses, government, and associations, who collaborate together to support and fulfill the mission of Nevada County Economic Resource Council and drive it to its vision. It is a well-represented and diverse group that takes the time, interest and active participation in furthering and growing the economic well-being of the County.

Executive Committee

Jason Fouyer

Jason Fouyer

CHAIR

Cranmer Engineering, Inc.
Chief Operations Officer
PH: 530-273-7284

Lisa Swarthout

Lisa Swarthout

PAST CHAIR

City of Grass Valley
Mayor
PH: 530-274-6110

Stephanie Ortiz

Stephanie Ortiz

CHAIR ELECT

Sierra College Nevada County Campus
Executive Dean
PH: 530-274-5301

Dale Creighton

Dale Creighton

SCO Planning & Engineering
President
PH: 530-272-5841

Jan Arbuckle

Jan Arbuckle

City of Grass Valley
Vice Mayor
PH: 530-274-4316

Ed Scofield

Ed Scofield

County of Nevada
Supervisor, District 2
PH: 530-277-1451

Board of Directors

Ed Scofiled

County of Nevada
Supervisor, District 2
PH: 530-277-1451

Hardy Bullock

Alternate
County of Nevada
Supervisor District 5
PH: 530-265-1480

Mali LaGoe

County of Nevada
Assistant CEO
PH: 530-265-1706

Duane Strawser

City of Nevada City
City Council
PH: 530-263-3388

Erin Minett

Alternate
City of Nevada City
Vice Mayor
PH: 530-478-1816

Jan Arbuckle

City of Grass Valley
Vice Mayor
PH: 530-274-4316

Ben Aguilar

Alternate
City of Grass Valley
Mayor
PH:530-274-4317

Kathy Hinman

Alternate
Nevada County Association of Realtors
Association Executive
PH: 530-272-2627

Diana Gamzon

Nevada County Cannabis Alliance
Executive Director
PH: 530-264-7376

Dale Creighton

SCO Planning & Engineering
President
PH: 530-272-5841

Charlie Faber

Alternate
Nevada County Contractors’ Association
C & D Contractors, Inc.
President
PH: 530-272-6938

Kimberly Parker

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation
Executive Director
PH: 530-274-5301

Jason Brown

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Dignity Health
Business Development Director
PH: 530-274-6023

Lisa Swarthout

Past Chair
City of Grass Valley
City Council
PH: 530-274.4315

Stephanie Ortiz

Sierra College Nevada County Campus
Executive Dean
PH: 530-274-5301

Jon Blinder

Nevada County Arts
Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty
PH: 530-263-5563

Eliza Tudor

Alternate
Nevada County Arts
Executive Director
PH: 530-278-5155

Jonathan Palmer

Autometrix, Inc.
Owner/CTO
PH: 530-477-5067

Peter Ketchand

Owens Estate and Wealth Strategies Group
Partner, Director of Research
PH: 530-272-7500

Aurora Thompson

Nevada Joint Union High School District
Director of CTE
PH: 530-273-3351

Larry Picard

Waste Management
General Manager
PH: 530-893-4771

Shavati Karki-Pearl

Alternate
Waste Management
Public Sector Manager
PH: 530-559-1128