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Alex Sammounry, Chairman, has been in Boulder County for 50 years and together with his wife Amy and children lived in Longmont, Colorado for 24 years. Since 1999, he has been very engaged in the community serving on 15 boards and commissions as well as an elected official on City Council from 2009 to 2013.  Alex is the current chair of the Longmont Downtown Development Authority which manages the improvements and changes implemented to enhance the look and feel of downtown Longmont. The completion of the alley scape, owners renovating buildings while maintaining the historical look, new apartments, shops, restaurants have opened in downtown turning it into a destination. Executive Director of the Longmont Entrepreneurial Network, an economic development 501 (C)3 non-profit organization, Alex recruited 70+ startups, mentoring and connecting their creators with expert advisors to assist in growing their companies to helping seed many new jobs.

Richard Siena, Vice Chairman  technology with Meditation and Organic Gardening Mr. Siena has a vision of the future where spiritual growth in merged with the latest technological growth  to create the Organic Farms and Gardens of the future. By merging these three aspects he see not only a viable future but one where many people can be self sustaining for most, if not all of their vegetable needs. Applying technology to Organic farm methods is the key to our existence in the future.  Maximize what nature provides and create healthy farms.

Gary Cope, Treasurer is a project and program management professional with 20 years of success in leading full-cycle, complex, challenging projects and client initiatives.  Gary holds a Business degree from Sinclair College and PMP certificate certificate from University of Colorado.  He was a long serving and elected Board Member of the St Vrain Sanitation District.

Marion Murphy - Managing Director

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