La Plata Electric Association members interested in running for a seat on the electric cooperative’s board of directors can obtain 2021 board director candidate packets at: lpea.coop/board-director-candidate-information.
Prospective candidates must return all completed materials by 1 p.m. May 3 for consideration. Materials may be mailed to LPEA’s Durango office or dropped off at the drive-thru lanes of LPEA’s office in Durango or Pagosa Springs.
To be eligible to run for the LPEA board of directors, candidates must:
Be a member of LPEA for at least one year immediately prior to becoming a director.
Be a resident of the district for at least 120 days prior to becoming a director.
Not be employed by, or have a spouse or child employed by, LPEA in any position.
Directors are elected for three-year terms. Incumbent directors up for re-election are Kirsten Skeehan, District 1, Archuleta County; Kohler McInnis, District 2, south and west La Plata County; Britt Bassett, District 3, city of Durango; and Tim Wheeler, District 4, north and east La Plata County.
Eligible candidates will be added to the official ballot, which will be mailed to LPEA members in mid-May.