Mancos, Dolores County officials join Region 9 board

Craig Benally, Steve Garchar and Rebecca Anderson have joined the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado’s board of directors.

Benally, a Mancos town trustee; Garchar, a newly elected Dolores county commissioner; and Anderson, a Pagosa Springs town trustee, were appointed on Jan. 26 at the board of directors’ meeting.

Region 9 is a partnership that promotes and coordinates economic development efforts in five Colorado counties. The board of directors is comprised of representatives from 17 local governmental jurisdictions and nine members from the private sector.

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