Megan Gilman was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on March 6, 2020, by Gov. Jared Polis and confirmed by the Colorado Senate on March 13, 2020. Her term expires in January of 2024.
Gilman, from Edwards, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and has done extensive work on energy issues for ratepayers, as well as within the utility industry. Gilman spent 14 years working as a small business owner, where she was deeply involved in energy use in the built environment working on projects in various countries.
From 2011-2020, she served on the Board of Directors of Holy Cross energy and as the Chair since 2015. In this role, Gilman was involved in rate analysis and strategy, large power supply changes and approving customer-facing programs and offerings.
With Holy Cross Energy, she also served as a representative to the Colorado Rural Electric Association, working with 22 different rural electric utilities throughout the state to understand the issues and impacts for ratepayers in each area.