The CARE Committee is comprised of elected members who are elected to two-year terms. Elections for the committee are held during the annual membership meeting at Colorado Rural Electric Association’s Annual Meeting in February.
According to the CARE Bylaws, the CARE membership shall elect a director or member-owner to serve as a member of the CARE Committee from each of the five geographical districts of the State of Colorado as shown below.
Members of the CARE Committee from Districts I, IV and V shall be elected in even-numbered years for a term of two years.
An employee representative from Districts I, II, and III shall be elected in even-numbered years for a term of two years.
Members of the CARE Committee from Districts II and III shall be elected in odd-numbered years for a term of two years.
An employee representative from Districts IV and V shall be elected in odd-numbered years for a term of two years.
CARE Districts and Committee Members:
DISTRICT I – Represented by Rick Johnson, Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association
Highline Electric Association
Morgan County Rural Electric Association
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association
Y-W Electric Association
DISTRICT II – Represented by Richard Zieff, Mountain Parks Electric
Intermountain Rural Electric Association
K.C. Electric Association
Mountain Parks Electric
Mountain View Electric Association
United Power, Inc.
DISTRICT III – Represented by Jacque Sikes, San Isabel Electric Association
San Isabel Electric Association
San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative
Sangre De Cristo Electric Association
Southeast Colorado Power Association
DISTRICT IV – Represented by Sue McWilliams, Empire Electric Association
Delta-Montrose Electric Association
Empire Electric Association
Gunnison County Electric Association
La Plata Electric Association
San Miguel Power Association
DISTRICT V – Represented by William H. Jordan, White River Electric Association
Grand Valley Rural Electric
Holy Cross Energy
White River Electric Association
Yampa Valley Electric Association
Employee Representative Districts I, II, III – Troy Whitmore, United Power Inc.
Employee Representative Districts IV, V – Dale Dunbar, White River Electric Association
CREA Representative – Kent Singer, Executive Director
Tri-State Generation & Transmission Representative – Dave Lock