Board of Directors & Staff

The Grand Valley Irrigation Company is a private company governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. The Board meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month. These meetings are not open to the public. If you would like to schedule a time slot to meet with the Board, please contact the Superintendent.

Board of Directors

  • Sean Norris, President
  • John Justman, Vice President
  • Ann Leech
  • Mike Gardner
  • Kelly Tonozzi
  • Chuck Reid
  • Matthew Young
  • Ty Jones
  • Tonya Azcarraga

Our Staff

  • Phil Bertrand, Superintendent
  • Charles Guenther, Assistant Superintendent
  • Shirley Llewellyn, Secretary-Treasurer
grand valley irrigation water canal and dirt road


For those interested in further details of the history of this canal system, download our History of the Grand Valley Irrigation Company and its Predecessor Companies and Canals booklet.

A wooden flume conveys water down the big drop below the division of the Highline and Mainline laterals of the Grand River Ditch about 1883

Our Bylaws

The Bylaws of the Grand Valley Irrigation Company govern the activities and procedures of the Company and its shareholders. By the purchase of shares, the payment of assessments, or the ordering or accepting of water, each person or entity receiving water is deemed to have agreed to be bound to comply with the Bylaws as well as any other rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Directors (Preamble; Art. II-10). The Bylaws may be amended from time to time by the Board of Directors.

aerial view of Grand Valley Irrigation Company headgates