• Ontiveros promoted to Manager of Human Resources at LPEA

    Management Certified Professional fills the position of retiring Linda Looman

    Nadine Ontiveros has been promoted to Manager of Human Resources (HR) at La Plata Electric Association (LPEA). The opportunity for the promotion became available with the retirement of Linda Looman.

    Previously LPEA’s Assistant Director of Human Resources, Ontiveros joined LPEA in 2015 as an HR Administrator and has been instrumental in developing leadership initiatives, redesigning performance management, hiring and onboarding.

    Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Ontiveros is a sixth generation African. She immigrated with her family to Orange County, Calif. at age 17. Ontiveros and her family have been residents of Durango since 2003.

    She holds a degree in Business with an HR emphasis through the University of Phoenix. She also earned her SHRM-SCP® credentials from the Society of Human Resource Management. Currently, Ontiveros is studying to complete her Masters of Business Administration with a Human Resources Specialty from Capella University.

    LPEA, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative established in 1939, provides to its more than 30,000 members, with in excess of 42,000 meters, safe, reliable electricity at the lowest reasonable cost, while being environmentally responsible.

    LPEA offers a variety of apprenticeships and employment opportunities. To explore employment, or for additional information, visit www.lpea.coop.