Brian was first elected to the United Power Board of Directors in 2009. He was re-elected in 2012, 2015 and 2018. In 2015, Brian was selected by his fellow directors to serve as United Power Board President and Chairman. Brian previously served as United Power Board Vice-President in 2013 - 2015. Brian presently serves as United Power's representative on the board of directors of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Cooperative. He previously served as United Power’s representative to the board of Western United Electric Supply Corporation. He has earned certification as a credentialed director and board leader through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Brian is currently self-employed. He previously worked as a Programmer Analyst for the City of Thornton, as an IT Specialist for the City of Greeley and as Wastewater and Stormwater Maintenance Supervisor for the City of Boulder. He has earned a Master’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. Brian served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, holding a number of leadership roles with the 25th Infantry Division. He later served as a First Lieutenant and Captain in the Colorado Army National Guard. Brian is a member of the American Solar Energy Society and the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.
Brian and his wife Jill moved to the Carbon Valley in 2001 when they bought their first home in Frederick’s Summit View neighborhood. Brian and Jill continue to live in this home. Over the years, they have added two wonderful children to their family. Allison and James attend school at Coal Ridge Middle School and Carbon Valley Academy. The family loves their neighborhood with many great neighbors and a shared sense of individual opportunity and commitment to community. Brian deeply enjoys working with his hands and has spent time finishing the basement, landscaping the yard and designing and installing a solar power system on the family’s garage. The McCormick family loves to spend time together traveling, camping and hiking the wonderful parks and public lands across Colorado and the USA.
“I’ve been deeply honored to serve on your Board. The dedication and hard work of our team of directors and staff has delivered excellent operational and financial performance. I remain passionate about our cooperative system and electricity’s role in enabling our way and quality of life. As a veteran, MBA and engineer, I possess the skills and character to well steward your interests in our cooperative. I will maintain a long term focus on continued operational excellence and solid strategic planning while embracing new, innovative solutions to maintain reliable and affordable electric service to each member.”