Six join March of Dimes board

Six professionals have joined the board of directors of the Western Slope Division of the March of Dimes:

James Arrieta
Erika Jones
Erika Jones
David Klemm


Jeff Kuhr


Joe Reed

Ann Wright








James Arrieta, business development manager for Bellco Credit Union. Arrieta also serves as volunteer development chairman for the board.

Erika Jones, creator of Synergy Marketing Consultants. She brings to her duties more than 18 years of experience in sales management and marketing.

David Klemm, manager of government programs for Rocky Mountain Health Plans. Klemm also serves on the board for the Center for Independence.

Jeff Kuhr, executive director of the Mesa County Health Department. Kuhr brings to the board experience as a public health agency director. He’s president of the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials, a member of the Colorado Public Health Improvement Steering Committee and serves on the accreditation preparation and quality improvement work group for the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

Joe Reed, a real estate agent with Re/Max. Reed also serves as nominating chairman for the Western Slope Division of the March of Dimes.

Ann Wright, features editor at the Daily Sentinel.

The March of Dimes improves the health of babies through its efforts to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For more information, call 243-0894 or log on to