District 1 Commissioner

Clyde Church

  • Born in Minneapolis and grew up in Phoenix from the age of seven
  • Father, Husband, Grandfather, Engineer, Teacher, Volunteer
  • Paid his way through Phoenix College and Arizona State University working during summers at Motorola Semiconductor and local livestock auctions and stables
  • Arizona State University graduate with BA in chemistry and secondary education 
  • Motorola Semiconductor; Engineer/Manager, materials research and development, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Small business owner, The Greenhouse; wholesale & retail plant grower, Mesa, AZ
  • Sperry Univac Semiconductor; Group Director in Minneapolis, MN
  • Winnebago Industries; Vice-President and Chief Engineer in Forest City, Iowa
  • Iowa State University; College of Engineering, Field Engineer, Chair of Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) Advisory Committee
  • Small business, Metalcraft; Minority Owner, Engineering Manager, Mason City, Iowa and Durango
  • Resident of La Plata County since 1999
  • University of Colorado; Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center (MAMTC) Industrial Extension Consultant to Region 9 Economic Development Area
  • Southwest Colorado Rural Workforce Board; Chair
  • Durango Planning Commission; La Plata County Representative
  • Dolores County; Economic Developer, Pre-Disaster Mitigation Planner
  • Falls Creek Ranch Homeowners Association: Board of Directors, Firewise Chainsaw Crew Chief, Post-Wildfire Recovery Team Co-Chair
  • Rotary District 5470 Governor; representing southern 2/3rds of Colorado
  • Rotary Club of Durango; Board Member, Past President


Contact Information

Clyde Church

Clyde Church


1101 East 2nd Ave

Durango, CO 81301


P: 970-382-6216

F: 970-382-6299

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