Kevin L. Paddock – District 5

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Position: Secretary/Treasurer

(Board Member since January 2018; re-election year is 2022)

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
2470 N Log Rd
Calhan, CO 80808

Phone: (719) 338-8902

Email District 5 Director

Background:

Kevin retired in June 2021, from a 31-year career with Colorado Springs Utilities Water Treatment, his latter 17 years as Operations Supervisor. During his tenure with CSU, he served in wastewater and water departments attaining State Class A License Certifications via course work through University’s of Colorado and Sacramento. Kevin is a Colorado native. Upon graduation from Ellicott High School, Kevin operated his family’s farm until pursuing his career with CSU. Kevin and his wife, Becky, of 37 years, reside in Ellicott. They have grown twin daughters, and five grandchildren.

Memberships/Community Service:

Former member and usher at New Life Church and Church For All Nations, and former volunteer with the Community Focus Fund. Kevin currently volunteers for Ellicott Elementary.

Board Experience:

Kevin has been a member of the MVEA Board of Directors since 2018. Kevin serves as Secretary-Treasurer, and is on the Education Committee, and serves on the Western United Electric Supply Board. He has achieved Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) and will achieve the Board Leadership Certification (BLC) in 2022. Currently obtaining National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and Colorado Rural Electric Association (CREA) trainings. Kevin seeks to utilize these attained governance skills to better serve Mountain View members. On the horizon, he will attain Director Gold.

Statement of Position:

“As a lifelong member of the Ellicott Community and MVEA District 5, I want to continue to advocate for affordable broadband service throughout our service territory, including renewable energy that includes community solar, EV charging, as well as new beneficial electrification technologies. My desire is to ensure that MVEA continues to provide our members with safe, reliable, efficient, affordable energy, while maintaining environmental stewardship to our members. I believe my expertise in water treatment, supervisory experience, and four years as Director, along with continued NRECA certifications, positions me to accomplish this goal for our members.”