2018 LPEA Annual Meeting
Date: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Registration ─ 5 PM │ Business Meeting ─ 6:30 PM
*If voting at the Annual Meeting, ballots must be submitted prior to 6:30 PM.
2018 Annual Meeting Location:
Fort Lewis College Concert Hall │ 1000 Rim Drive │ Durango, Colorado 81301
LPEA's Annual Report to the membership is included in the April 2019 Colorado Country Life. Additional copies will be available at the Annual Meeting.
And if you attend the Annual Meeting...
Members attending the Annual Meeting will receive a $5 electric bill credit. Those registered and in attendance will be eligible for Door Prizes.
Reports from LPEA Chief Executive Officer Michael A. Dreyspring, Board President Bob Lynch, and LPEA attorney Shay Denning
Updates from Colorado Rural Electric Association (CREA) representative Jack Turner and Tri-State representative Kirsten Skeehan
Q&A from the membership
Election of Directors
Pursuant to LPEA bylaws, one-third of the director's seats are up for election annually, one in each of LPEA's four districts. The following candidates have been nominated by petition for a three-year term representing:
District 1 (Archuleta County): Holly Metzler, Michael Whiting
District 2 (south and west La Plata County): Dan Huntington (Incumbent), Jeff Mannix
District 4 (north and east La Plata County): Sarah Ferrell, Jack Turner (Incumbent)
The election in representative District 3 (City of Durango) has been cancelled due to only one nominee in the district; Joe Lewandowski.
Looking for a location to submit your LPEA Board of Directors ballot? Here are the six official drop off locations:
LPEA Office Durango, 45 Stewart Street, 8 AM – 5PM
LPEA Office Pagosa Springs, 603 S. 8th Street, 8 AM – 5PM
La Plata County Clerk & Recorder, 98 Everett Street, Ste E, Durango, 24 Hour drop box
County Administration Building, 1101 E 2nd Ave, Durango, 24 Hour drop box
Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway, Bayfield, 24 Hour drop box
Farmer’s Fresh Market, 535 Goddard Ave, Ignacio, 24 Hour drop box
In order for the ballot to be counted, it must be received no later than 4 PM, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at these locations. Members can also vote at the LPEA Annual Meeting before 6:30 PM, Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301.
LPEA Annual Meeting Minutes (PDF files) & Videos