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Next Board of Trustees Meeting

June 12th, 2018 Board of Trustee Meeting

June 12, 2018 6:00 pm

Board of Trustees

TRUSTEES 5-12-15

The Town of Palisade is represented by a seven member Board of Trustees who are elected for four year terms.  The trustees are responsible for setting town policy and creating and amending a balanced annual town budget.  The town manager, town clerk and town attorney are hired directly by the board of trustees.  Left to Right: Trustee Thea Chase, Mayor Pro-Tem David Edwards, Trustee Robynn Sundermeier, Trustee Bennett Price, Trustee Penny Prinster, Mayor Roger Granat and Trustee Susan L'Hommedieu.



Roger Granat, Mayor

Term Expires: April 2020
Roger was born in the old St. Mary's hospital when it was located off of 12th St and Ute Avenue in Grand Junction, Colorado. He was raised in Palisade and graduated from Palisade High School in 1960. Roger has worked as a welder, mechanic, truck driver, heavy equipment operator, peach rancher and as an office manager for Kleen Kut Service. In his free time he has volunteered as a Board member for the Town of Palisade, on the Palisade and Elk Creek Volunteer Fire Departments and as a member of the 285 Wildcat Wild Land Fire Team. He loves to hunt, fish, and anything that requires him to be outdoors. To relax, Roger does pen and ink drawings.
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David Edwards, Mayor Pro-Tem

Thea Chase, Trustee

Susan L'Hommedieu, Trustee

Term expires: April 2018
My name is Susan L'Hommedieu, I have lived in the Town of Palisade at my current address since 1997. I have five adult children. The youngest lives with me and attends Colorado Mesa University. I have a son who also lives in Palisade and one in the Clifton area. They all graduated from PHS. My two oldest children live in the North West. I grew up in New Jersey, and when I was 21 I ventured out west and first came to Colorado. I lived in Northern California for a few years, and spent 18 years in Northern Idaho before moving to Palisade. I have always lived in rural areas, and I enjoy the sense of community that Palisade has to offer. I work as a Registered Nurse and provide home health for clients in the Grand Valley. I have also practiced as a lay Mis Wife in Idaho, delivering babies at home. I am new to being an elected official. I look forward to my service on the Board. I am interested in our small wonderful town and would like to assist with the guidance of its growth and staying fiscally responsible. It is difficult to blend keeping the small town feel as well as providing services to the residents of all walks of life. It is important to remember our heritage, but to embrace the future and the changes it has to offer as well.I look forward to serving the Town residents.
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Bennett Price, Trustee

Term Expires: April 2018
Bennett has been a Palisade resident for 28 years and owns DeBeque Canyon Winery. From 1975-1979 he was the Mayor for Eastridge, Colorado which is located in the Aurora, Colorado area.
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Patricia (Penny) Prinster, Trustee

Term Expires: April 2018
Penny was raised in Grand Junction, Colorado and is a self proclaimed "citizen of the world." She attended Lincoln Park Elementary School, St. Joseph Catholic School, Grand Junction Junior High, St. Scholastica Academy, McLennan Community College and the University of Texas Medical - Houston. In the past 23 years that Penny has lived in Palisade she has been appointed to the Board of Trustees two times, serving a two year term each time, and has been elected to the Board of Trustees twice, once serving a two year term and now she will serve a four year term. She sits on the Mesa County EMS Council as as apointee of Mesa County. Penny also sits on the Grand Valley Regional Transportation Commission and serves as the Co-Chair for the Palisade Cen-Ten Committee. Penny's daughter Cristal is almost 18 years old now, and she has 3 four legged kids that go by the name of Chopper, Dini and Buddie. Penny's motto is "I am here always, for you, the citizens of Palisade." Penny graciously accepted the award for the Palisade Chamber of Commerce's "Citizen of the Year" for 2014.
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Robynn Sundermeier, Trustee