Treasurer of the Board of Directors
February 19, 2019 - Present
Term Expires on 5/25/2025
Peter O’Neill was invited to join the board as its first associate (non-voting) director in February of 2019, became a full voting director in April 2022, and treasurer in June 2023. Peter is an electrical engineer who worked for 37 years in the local semiconductor operations of Hewlett-Packard and Spinoffs Agilent Technologies and Avago Technologies doing R&D, manufacturing, and quality where he earned 5 patents. He followed that with a couple of years of consulting including with a Silicon Valley startup.
A 45-year resident of the Fort Collins area, Peter has volunteered in a variety of capacities to serve his community. He served as the president of the largest HOA in Fort Collins in the mid-1990s. His interest in utilities as the opposite end of the scale from microelectronics first engaged him in a 6-year stint on the Fort Collins Energy Board (chairing it for 3 years) advising City Council on energy policy. That then brought him to water where he received valuable training in the Water LiterateLeaders of Northern Colorado program (Class of 2020). He founded the local section of the electrical engineering professional society, the IEEE, where he is an officer and volunteers with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Colorado State University. His motto is if you don’t like how something is being done, get involved to fix it. He is dedicated to using his engineering and leadership skills to have the District serve its customers as reliably, economically, and safely as possible.
Peter grew up mostly in Wilmington, Delaware. He enjoys spending time in the great Colorado outdoors hiking, skiing, and paddling. Peter and his wife are avid travelers who have visited over 30 countries and counting.Back To Board Members