New Board Member, Geoff Gerk
Geoff Gerk was appointed to the Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. Board of Directors during their monthly meeting in Buena Vista August 23, 2017.
A resident of Howard, Gerk will represent Fremont County cooperative members on the board. He was appointed to serve out the term of Howard Eggleston, who resigned from his directorship in July.
SDCEA is a member-owned cooperative. Members control the cooperative through a seven-member board of directors. Directors are elected to serve terms of three years. Directors represent the Town of Buena Vista, as well as Lake, Chaffee, Fremont and Custer counties. Two of the seven directors serve as at-large members.
The board is the policy-making body of the cooperative. The board holds regular monthly meetings to establish basic policies, review cooperative activities and make decisions affecting the cooperative’s well-being.
Gerk is an educational consultant and previously served as a coach, teacher, principal and as superintendent of the Cotopaxi school district.