The District is governed by a five member Board of Directors. The current board members are listed below. All of the board members own homes in the Grant Ranch. The Board of Directors meets in the Raccoon Creek Golf Course restaurant located at 7301 W. Bowles Avenue, Littleton, CO 80123.

Map to Raccoon Creek Golf Course

Mike Cowan, Chairman

Mike-Niagra-FallsBoard Member since 2014

Current Term Ends: 2023

Mike and wife Brooke live in the Heron Shores subdivision.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University.  Mike retired in November 2013 after working 39 years as an engineer and technical services manager in water resources and hydropower.  Mike and Brooke raised four sons in the Littleton area and now enjoy traveling to northern and southern California to spend time with their six grand children.  In his retirement time, Mike enjoys doing projects around the house, biking, tennis, golf, swimming, kayaking, travelling, and a variety of service opportunities.

Eric Edwards


Eric and his son Stephen, October 2020

Board Member since 2020

Current Term Ends: 2023

Eric and Linda Edwards moved to Grant Ranch in 2005 and very much enjoy the Colorado front range lifestyle.  Eric has degrees in Geology, Chemistry and Business Administration and has spent 40 years in metals mining, including exploration, permitting, development, community engagement, finance and operations.  Eric has served as President, Chief Financial Officer and board member for a number of publicly listed mining and exploration companies in the US and Canada.  Eric and Linda both enjoy outdoor activities, travel, culture, family, friends and new adventures.

Darren Bradshaw, Treasurer

Board Member since 2013Photo

Current Term Ends: 2022

Darren and his wife Susan live in the Celebration subdivision along with their three children. He has lived in Grant Ranch since 2008.  Darren is employed by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District.  He has worked as a construction manager for the last 7 years.  Prior positions include working in various capacities in the civil engineering field.  Darren is active in the Grant Ranch Yacht Club and attending his children’s sporting events.  Darren and his family enjoy sailing whenever possible, skiing, hiking, and traveling.

Bruce Guard, Secretary

Board Member since 2016bruce guard image

Current Term Ends: 2023

Bio Coming Soon…..

Sam Garza


Current Term Ends: 2022

Sam Garza and Carly Garza have lived in Grant Ranch since their house was built in 1997.  Sam was born in the deep south and Carly comes from California.  Both are happy to be residents of Colorado and Grant Ranch.  They have four grown children who live in Colorado and California.

Sam has had careers as an Air Force Officer, Financial Services, and Mortgage Lending.  He formed a sub-prime mortgage lending office in Denver in 1995 and divested the company in 2006.