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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.

2018 Board of Directors

Jodi Thomas
AEDA President

Ken Olsen 
AEDA Vice President

Alicia Svaldi
AEDA Secretary/Treasurer
Faustson Tool 

Dave Doherty
AEDA Past President
Piper Electric 

Steve Camins
Council Representative
Financial Dimensions

Maro Dimmer
Rheinlander Bakery

Paul Duncan
Council Representative
PIE Consulting Engineering

Ken Fellman
Kissinger & Fellman 

Paul Heller
Sopheon Corporation 

Mike Litzau
Sooper Credit Union

Scott Marcum
Marcum Commercial Advisors 

John Marriott
City Council Representative 

Mike McCarron
Arvada Chamber of Commerce Representative
Lakeside Insurance Center 

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