Margarite Holt currently serves as the President of the Friends of Mineral County Emergency Services. After a twenty-five year career in I.T. in New York where she managed data systems at Pepsi and Guidepost Magazine, she owned and operated an independent bookstore in Georgetown, Texas before retiring. She is an avid reader and sailor having owned sailboats in the Caribbean for many years. Margarite joined the FOMCES board in 2013 and is an enthusiastic supporter of our Search and Rescue organization, EMS, and Fire Department.
Bob Holt has been an active member of our FOMCES Board since 2013. He has participated in our fundraising dinner and auction each year we’ve had it, and our golf tournament. After a twenty-five-year business career in New York City, Bob and his wife retired to Georgetown, Texas where he spent another eight years managing sales recruiting for a major division of Hewlett Packard. He is an author and writes novels, having published his first the summer of 2018 that’s currently available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble. He is finishing his second novel that will be published in late 2019. He serves on several boards in Texas and says that his time on The FOMCES board in Creede is the most rewarding.
Sandy is a Denver native and spent a lot of time in the Colorado mountains growing up. She has a background in contract administration, computer drawings and document preparation for a defense contractor in Colorado Springs. She and her husband, Alan, have spent the last 19 years as full-time RVers, traveling throughout the country. Their last 6 summers have been spent in Creede. Sandy enjoys being active in the community and has enjoyed volunteering in Creede during her time there.
Alan is a third-generation Colorado native. He spent many summers in the Creede area while growing up. He has an education degree from the University of Northern Colorado and additional degree work at Central Missouri State and the University of Oklahoma. His work history spanned numerous fields, most recently commercial real estate in the Colorado Springs area. He and his wife, Sandy, have spent the last 19 years as full-time RVers, traveling throughout the country. Their last 6 summers have been spent in Creede. Alan is a member of the Creede Elks Club, an officer with the Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous, works on the Headwaters Music Festival and enjoys other volunteering opportunities in the Creede area.
JoAnn Hill (photo coming soon)
JoAnn grew up on her dad’s farm in the Greeley, Co area. She graduated from Greeley
Central High School. When she was a young girl she worked in a jewelry store and because she
could speak German, she had a large following from the German community. She then worked
for Meadow Gold Dairy, until they figured out she was pregnant, and then they wouldn’t let her
work. JoAnn then spent the rest of her life as a mother and housewife. Still is a housewife.
JoAnn was an avid golfer and bowler. She taught bowling to handicapped children for a number
of years. She taught sewing at the Aims Community College. JoAnn is a life member of the
Assistance League. She managed the thrift store for 5 years and was Vice Chair of the regional
Assistance League board for 7 years, traveling to 7 regional conventions and 2 national
conventions. In 1999 JoAnn and her husband Carl were given the Honer of Parade Marshalls
for the Greeley Stampede. She has worked on a number of fundraisers including the University
of Northern Colorado and several Golf Tournaments. JoAnn is a past member of St Pauls
Congressional Church and is a member of the Greeley Congregational Church. She is a former
member of the Greeley County Cub. JoAnn is a founding member of Friends Of Mineral County
Emergency Services, along with Carl Hill and Don Parker of Arizona. JoAnn has enjoyed the RV
lifestyle for 40 years and still lives in Greeley, Co and summers in the Mountain View’s RV
Resort in Creede, Co.
Carl Hill (photo coming soon)
Carl was born and raised in Greeley, Co, Graduated from Greeley Central High School and the University of Northern Colorado. Carl was President of Best-Way Paving Co and Gilsabind Convidar Inc, of Greeley Colorado and Selecta Asphalt, Inc of Denver Colorado. He was the managing partner of three other Companies. Carl belonged to the Colorado Contractors Association and was given the Pioneer award in 2003. He was a Founding Member and Board Member of the Colorado Asphalt Association and a Member of the Asphalt Recycling Association. In 1979 Carl was a founding member and a board member of the Kersey State Bank. In 2007 Carl developed a 9 lot 2-1/2 to 3 Acre rural Subdivision. He was a committeeman and chairman of the Greeley Independence Stampede and he and his wife, JoAnn in 1999, was given the Honor of Parade Marshall. Carl was a committeeman and chairman of the Greeley Ducks Unlimited. He served on the Boys Club board and was a board member of the Greeley Chamber of Commerce. Carl is a past member of the Greeley Country Club and served two terms on the Club board. Carl is a 70 + year member of the Greeley Congressional Church and served as a Trustee. Carl has worked on a number of fundraisers including Ducks Unlimited, University of Northern Colorado and the Greeley Stampede Arena expansion, which was a $3,500,000 50% Enterprise Zone project. In 2000 the Greeley Farm Show Board asked Carl to head a fund drive to build a 65,000 Sq Ft Event Center at Island Grove Park in Greeley. This was a $2,900,000 25% enterprise zone project. Carl is a founding member of FOMCES along with JoAnn Hill and Don Parker of Arizona. Carl has enjoyed the RV Lifestyle for 45 years. Since retirement Carl has gotten back into O Gauge Model Trains, still resides in Greeley, Colorado and at the Mountain View RV Resort in Creede, Colorado in the summer.