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Gene Coleman Retires from Sangre de Cristo Electric Board
With 41 Years of Service
Gene Coleman represented Fremont County on the Sangre de Cristo Electric board for 41 years. He was appointed to the board on March 28, 1973 and served as board president from 1978 to 1981 and from 2003 to 2005.
Coleman served on the Colorado Ute Electric Association, Inc. board from 1977 to 1992, and was the board President from 1983 to 1986 and from 1990 to 1992. Colorado Ute was Sangre de Cristo’s power provider at the time.
Sangre de Cristo Electric board president, Don Kaufman said of Coleman’s retirement, “Gene made many valuable contributions during his tenure on the board. We will lose a lot of history with Gene’s retirement.” Sangre de Cristo Electric CEO, Paul Erickson echoed the same sentiments saying, “Gene’s dedication to serve on the board for 41 years, more than half the 74 years the coop has been in business, is incredible and rare. The board will miss him and wishes him the best of luck.”
Do You Know Where These People Are?
The electric cooperative has money just for the people listed below.Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. wrote 5488 checks, and posted money to over 9,068 accounts in December of 2013 to refund $560,426.00 in capital credits to member-owners who received service in 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2012. (Some checks were mailed but returned because we did not have valid addresses for the consumers or they did not have active accounts.) Some checks were simply not cashed. If you know where any of these people or their heirs are, you can help them receive their checks. Have them contact Sangre de Cristo Electric at (719) 395-2412 or (800) 933-3823 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OPERATION ROUND UP HAS DONATED OVER $85,000 TO THE COMMUNITY
Sangre de Cristo Electric formed Operation Round Up® in December 2004, as a charitable organization to help fund local non-profits who provide valuable services to the communities we serve. Since the program’s inception Operation Round Up® has contributed over $85,000. read more
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