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County welcomes new Aviation, Community Development directors

Contact: Bryan Treu, Interim County Manager, 970-328-8604,

June 21, 2017 – Eagle County is welcoming two new directors to the organization. Kip Turner has joined the county as aviation director, and Damian Peduto is the county’s new community development director. Both started in their roles on June 19.

Kip Turner - Photo - webTurner was most recently the Executive Director of the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Aviation at the Durango La Plata County Airport. Turner has more than two decades of experience in airport management and development. He holds a Bachelor of Aviation Management from Auburn University and has been a licensed pilot for over 30 years with single and multi-engine ratings. Turner and his wife are the parents of two grown children.

Damian Peduto - photoPeduto comes to the organization from La Plata County, where he was the Community Development Director for 5 years. He has over 23 years of experience working within local government development services. Peduto studied Landscape Architecture and Geography at the University of Kentucky and is a Certified Public Manager through the University of Colorado - Denver. He and his wife have a 5-year-old daughter.

“We’re pleased to welcome two new team members of this caliber to Eagle County,” said Bryan Treu, interim county manager.  “With the current and planned construction at the airport and a comprehensive review of our land use regulations underway in Community Development, the timing is ideal for Kip and Damian to jump in and lend their expertise to these projects.”

For more information, contact Treu at 970-328-8604 or at