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Board of Directors

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has a strong group of local business leaders who guide the efforts of attracting new businesses to our community while supporting existing businesses. AEDA’s Board of Directors consists of 17 members from various business sectors and sizes.

2016 Board of Directors

Dave Doherty
AEDA President
Piper Electric 

Jodi Thomas 
AEDA Vice President

First Bank 

Alicia Svaldi
AEDA Secretary/Treasurer

Faustson Tool 

Paul Heller
AEDA Past President
Sopheon Corporation 

John Bodnar
Arvada Chamber Representative
Noviscon Realty

Steve Camins
Council Representative
Financial Dimensions

Maro Dimmer
Rheinlander Bakery

Paul Duncan
Council Representative
PIE Consulting Engineering

Mike Litzau
Sooper Credit Union

Scott Marcum
Marcum Commercial Advisors 

John Marriott
City Council Representative 

Ken Olsen

Shawn Olson

Alan Parker
AURA Representative & AEDA Retention Committee Chair
City Wide Bank

Ron Slinger 
Red Rocks Community College

Mike Vanderkolk
Council Representative
Ralston Ace Hardware

Jim Whitfield
Hi Country Wire and Telephone