President Daryl Warden

Daryl WardenDaryl Warden

PRESIDENT DARYL WARDEN was born in Placerville and raised in Diamond Springs. He graduated from Ponderosa High School in 1974 before marrying wife Lori, four years later. They have two daughters and two grandsons. Daryl started his career in the automotive and truck repair industry in 1972. He joined El Dorado Disposal Service as the shop foreman in 1978 and completed his career with them as chief maintenance officer in 1998. Daryl then started his own private contractor business, repairing and fabricating trucks and equipment for the garbage and logging industry. Daryl is an avid four-wheeler whose summers include frequent trips to the Rubicon. He and his family volunteer for the Rubicon Trail Foundation. He also supports the Placerville Kiwanis Club’s major philanthropic efforts, in addition to Images of Hope El Dorado’s White on White cancer awareness fundraiser. His famous tri-tip has become a fixture at such events. Daryl’s mom volunteered as a “pink lady” (the forerunner to today’s Auxiliary) throughout her 60’s and 70’s. He joined the Board of Trustees in 2012 and has served on the Planned Giving, Annual Funding and Finance and Investments Committees.