Ralph Anders was selected as President of the CCWCD Board of Directors at the February 17, 2020 Board Meeting by a unanimous vote. Ralph has been a member since 2007 and has served on the CCWCD Committee and the Water Quality Committee. Ralph is native to the Greeley are and manages Lucerne, Inc an agriculture chemical and fertilizer company located north of Greeley in Lucerne, CO. Randy Knutson served as president from 2014 – 2019.
Ralph was raised in Greeley, CO. His family had farms in the Kuner area, south of La Salle, east of Greeley and finally North of Fort Lupton. Ralph graduated with a BA from the University of Northern Colorado in 1975. After graduation, He worked for OSHA, then went on to the US Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory as an analytical chemist. His heart was always in agriculture so he returned to Greeley to manage Lucerne, Inc. an agricultural chemical and fertilize company located north of Greeley in Lucerne CO.
CCWCD is one of the most important organizations in Northern Colorado. When Steven Long explored this area in 1819, he called it the Great American Desert and without water this is exactly what he described. I am proud to be a part of Central Colorado Water Conservancy District where we understand the needs of water and what it means to this area.
Ralph is married and has two children and one grandchild. In 2007 Ralph became a member of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy Districts board of directors.