Trustee Thomas H. Huerkamp
Trustee Tom Huerkamp
Trustee Thomas H. Huerkamp currently serves Orchard City on the Planning Commission and as the Town's representative to Delta County Economic Development (DCED). As one of Western Colorado’s most senior continuous business operators, the 76 year old is the president and active CEO of the company he founded 46 years ago, ProSpace+ Interiors, Inc.
Active in community affairs Mr. Huerkamp has served on the Board of Directors and as President of the Chamber of Commerce in both Cedaredge and Delta. He also served on the Delta Conservation District Board of Supervisors and was Delta County’s domestic water representative on the original Gunnison Basin Round Table.
Very active in vocational and entrepreneur education, Mr. Huerkamp founded the Small Business Development Center at the Delta-Montrose Area Vocational School which served as a model for SBDC across the nation. He was certified by Colorado State University as a small business management instructor and been recognized by the Colorado State Board of Community Colleges for his efforts in that area.
Mr. Huerkamp was among Governor Roy Romer’s early appointments to a state board, serving on the Colorado Dept. of Labor Advisory Council. He completed two terms on the Board of Directors of the HIGH COUNTRY NEWS FOUNDATION and a term on the Board of the Independent Stationers, a national buying group of over 600 office supply and furniture dealers.
A lifelong conservationist, Mr. Huerkamp was among the original founders of the Delta Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and continues to be a Sponsor member of that organization. He has also received special awards from Colorado Trout Unlimited and the Colorado Wildlife Federation for his work in wildlife habitat preservation.
Tom Huerkamp has served on the board of the Orchard City Irrigation District and for six years on the Orchard City Planning Commission with three years as chairman. From 2004 to 2008 he served as the Town of Orchard City mayor. He presently is on the board of directors of Delta County Ambulance District, Delta County Economic Development, Delta Hope West Hospice, Hope West Hospice Foundation and Western Colorado Area Health Education Centers covering 13 Counties. Mr. Huerkamp has returned to Orchard City government in April, 2016, as a Trustee.