2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS & CONTACTS
President, Barbara Peterson
Barbara Peterson is a recent transplant to Arizona. She recently retired after 25 years with the IRS as a Revenue Agent in International Compliance. She is also a veteran having served in the US Army. Barbara’s hobbies include visiting her grandchildren in California, gardening, traveling, hiking and shooting. She is happy to be in Arizona and loving retirement.
Barbara has volunteered to serve as WVRRA’s telephone contact during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Her telephone number is (661) 917-0442. If a community members calls this telephone number outside the hours and days set forth above, the community member is invited to leave a voicemail message and the member’s call will be returned. Please remember that all WVRRA Board Officers can also be contacted by email at the email addresses listed below.
Vice President, Karl Scheib
Karl Scheib moved to Prescott from Denver 3 years ago after successfully selling his business to semi- retire.
He has over 30 years of experience as a successful business owner and contractor. Karl currently holds an AZ R-45 contractor license and owns Gutter Helmet NAZ. He held a US Building Code Certificate for 15 years. He has proven experience in hiring and negotiating with contractors.
For fun Karl enjoys cars, off-roading, shooting and taking care of his WVR property.
Treasurer Jim Washington
Jim Washington began his adventure in Arizona when he moved to Scottsdale in 1967 and attended high school in Scottsdale and college at U of A in Tucson. His professional career includes banking, developing software and systems administration and eventually running his own computer consulting firm in Newport Beach, CA. Jim and his wife Ann, moved to Williamson Valley Ranch in 2019.
Board Member, Jim Copland
Mr. Copland is 78 years young, 75 of which are with Arizona as his primary residence. He has been a resident of Prescott and Williamson Valley Ranch for 16 years. He has a background of 50 plus years in the electrical construction industry and management positions. Mr. Copland still plays with toys, mostly of the fossil fuel burning type.
Board Member, Brian Keller
I was born in Louisville Kentucky but raised in Torrance California. My wife (Sandy) and I decided to move here in the spring of 2017. We started building our house on Friendly Meadow
Road a year later. I worked in the aerospace industry (TRW) as an industrial electrician for 25 years. I enjoy restoring classic cars, fishing and exploring the land around us in our off-road vehicle. I pretty much like to do anything as long as it’s outdoors. All three of our children now live here in the Prescott area so this will be home for us forever.
Board Member, Michael Schwartz
Michael Schwartz and Family (Wife and Border Collies) moved here about 18 months ago from NW Illinois. A retired Kitchen Designer, he enjoys being in Nature, hiking, photography, looking for petroglyphs and ruins, learning about those who lived here before us, and volunteering( Prescott Meals on Wheels, therapy dog and hospice teams)
BE SMART/BE SAFE/BE WELL, Michael
Board Member, John Arietta
John Arietta is retired from the US Navy after 40 years.
With 30 years in base Construction, Maintenance and Operation in a variety of positions from Supervisor, General Forman, Maintenance Superintendent, and Public Works Officer. Oversight of Construction, Maintenance, and Operational capabilities were daily responsibilities at Naval Base Coronado, NAF El Centro and Naval Medical Center San Diego. Prior experience was shipboard Nuclear Refueling.
We had been trying to move a “little east” for many years with both our boys beating us to AZ. In 2020 we purchased a nice home on Chuckwalla Rd and became full time AZ dwellers in 2021.
My Hobbies are spending time with our sons, a Police officer in Scottsdale, and Dentist in Prescott Valley, restoring old cars, and doing a little traveling with my wife, Dorie of 38 years.
Board Member, Bob Wood
My name is Robert Wood and my wife, Debbie, and I have been residents of Williamson Valley for almost thirty years. I retired from Yavapai County Public Works as a Road Foreman 10 years ago. My crew was responsible for paving residential roads in Yavapai County. We have owned property in Williamson Valley Ranch for over 15 years and are finally getting around to building a new home on L Bar L road and look forward to moving in soon.
Click the appropriate "email" above to send an email message to the indicated individual.
In addition to email, you may contact the WVRRA Board by sending a letter to the following address:
Williamson Valley Ranch Road Association
PO Box 11623
Prescott, AZ 86304-1623
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Updated October 17, 2023