About Us

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The mission of the Sangre de Cristo Acequia Association is to preserve acequias, their traditional governance and water rights.

The Sangre de Cristo Acequia Association (SCAA) is a 501(c)3 organization representing over 73 acequias, which in turn support approximately 300 families.  Our office is located in the town of San Luis, Colorado.

pdfBy-Laws of the Sangre de Cristo Acequia Association


Board of Directors

Delmer Vialpando, President

Delmer Vialpando, President

Andy Manzanares, Vice President

Andy Manzanares, Vice President

Charlie Maestas, Treasurer

Charlie Maestas, Treasurer

Norman Maestas, Grant Administrator

Norman Maestas, Grant Administrator

Jock Jacober

Jock Jacober

Steven Romero

Steven Romero


Staff

Faleen Lobato - Administrator

Joel Nystrom - Project Manager

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