2021 Board of Directors Election

Together, we can lead the responsible transition to a clean energy future

Three seats on the Holy Cross Energy Board of Directors are up for election in 2021.
Two seats in the Northern District and one in the Southern District.

Two Directors from the Northern District. The Northern District is the general area east of Glenwood Canyon along the I-70 corridor to Vail Pass, including Gypsum, Eagle, Edwards, Avon and Vail.

One Director from the Southern District. The Southern District is the general area southeast of Carbondale along highway 82 – El Jebel, Basalt, Snowmass, Aspen.

Not sure what your district is? Give us a call, we’re happy to help 970.945.5491

Board service overview

It is important to review HCE’s Bylaws regarding directors beginning on page 4 and the corporate policy regarding board matters. The following is an overview of board member qualifications, time commitments, responsibilities, and compensation. The overview can also be viewed or downloaded via PDF.

This general overview only covers the high points of some of the components of being a Director of Holy Cross Energy. Should you have any questions, please contact Jenna Weatherred at 970-947-5470 for more information.

How to run for a board seat

Verify your eligibility

Eligible candidates must have been a member of HCE for at least two years immediately prior to May 31, 2021, resident in the district in which they are seeking election and have no conflict of interest. Director qualifications and detailed elections information can be found in our bylaws.

Get 15 member signatures electronically

Complete the Self Nomination Form below. HCE will create a webpage with an online petition for HCE members, who reside in your territory, to sign in support of your nomination. A link to your online petition page will be emailed to you within 2 business days after you complete the Self Nomination Form. You can then email the provided link to other members living in your district and ask for their support by signing your online petition.

Verify your 15 signatures

Once you have collected your signatures, please email Jenna Weatherred at jweatherred@holycross.com. She will then verify your collected signatures to make sure that you have 15 members’ signatures. It is a good idea to do this before the deadline so that you can collect more signatures if needed.

If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to call Jenna directly at 970.947.5470.

Deadline to submit petition signatures

The following will need to be completed by Friday, April 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm for a candidate to be listed on the 2021 ballot.

  • 15 petition signatures must be submitted and verified
    Signed authorization for a background check
  • Signed certification for Board compliance
  • 250-word biography
  • Headshot submitted

Campaign and vote

Board members are elected from the membership, by the membership. HCE members elect their board of directors by mail-in vote or secret ballot at the Annual Meeting of Members if held in person.

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Spring Creeks Ranch, 644 Cowen Dr., Carbondale, CO., 81623 or virtually if necessary.

Self Nomination Form