09-13-18 Award Honorees Announced for 2018 Pro 15 Fall Conference

Award Honorees Announced for 2018 Pro 15 Fall Conference

The Pro 15 Fall Conference Awards Dinner is on Thursday, October 18, 2018 and will recognize the following award categories…

Alumni of the Plains Honorees: 

  • Mark Hillman, Burlington HS, -Former State Treasurer, Majority &
  • Minority Leader
  • Darrel Brenner, Idalia HS – Washington County Coroner
  • Ken Kreutzer, Brighton HS – Mayor of Brighton
  • Heidi Williams, Brighton HS – Mayor of Thornton
  • Robin Wiley, Idalia HS – Yuma County Commissioner
  • Ray Gonzales, Brighton HS – Adams County Manager
  • Brad Wind, Brush HS – Northern Water
  • Jeff Cure, Burlington HS – Attorney
  • Marlin Eisenach, Ft Morgan, HS – CSU Extension
  • Bob Briggs, Adams 50 HS – Butterfly Pavilion, rail advocate, former Adams Commissioner
  • Eric Lubbers, Yuma HS – The Colorado Sun
  • Sil Tadolini, Padroni HS – Sterling Livestock
  • Darlene Carpio, Fleming HS – Senator Cory Gardner

High Plains Award

  • Keith Bath, Fort Morgan Farmer, Community Supporter

Pro 15 Partners of the Year

  • Don Brown, State Ag Commissioner
  • Irv Halter, DOLA
  • John Stulp, Water Guru

Chairman’s Award & Executive Director Award – Announced night of dinner

You will be learning much more about these outstanding people in the coming weeks and of course at our Fall Conference. Honorees, you might see this before we get a letter out to you. Email cathy@pro15.org or call me at 970-768-2230 to get more information.


Registration for 2018 Pro 15 Fall Conference Is Open

October 18-19, 2018

Platte River Fort, 22999 US Highway 34, Greeley


NOTE: The Platte River Fort is not a big venue, so it is possible we will sell out. Please get your registrations in as soon as possible. Should we have space, we will open a limited number of standing room only registrations just for the debates about a week before the event. Media will need to register ahead of time to get credentials. 

Event Sponsors include:

  • Cherry Creek
  • Pinnacol
  • Beaver Creek
  • Connect for Health Colorado
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Big Sandy Creek
  • BluePrint Strategies, LLC
  • Hilltop Public Solutions
  • Western Sugar
  • Ports to Plains
  • Barn Media
  • Xcel
  • Box Elder Creek
  • United Power
  • IREA
  • Colorado Livestock
  • CHFA
  • Laramie River
  • Colorado REA
  • Tri State G & T
  • Black Hills Energy

Several sponsorships still available – contact cathy@pro15.org

South Platte River – Venue & Debate Sponsor $4000 -pending
Cache La Poudre Sponsor – Awards Dinner $2500
Republican River – Opening Luncheon $2500
Arickaree River – Panel Sponsors $1000 (4)
Big Sandy – General Conference $750 (3)