GVEA has hired National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Market Research Services to conduct a brief phone survey of GVEA’s members. The confidential survey...
Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) has received another proposal from a company that wants to add a mixture of wind, propane and diesel-fired power to the Interior’s...
- Board Member
Gary Newman was elected in June 2015 and has lived in Fairbanks since 1972. He and his wife, a life-long Alaskan, have two grown sons. Gary has had several professions: telecommunications and PBX systems installer; energy auditor; and weatherization, housing and facilities manager for Tanana Chiefs Conference; and computer and network systems administrator at UAF. He has been an active member of GVEA for decades. Gary previously served on the Fairbanks North Star Borough Platting Board and Planning Commission and currently serves on a number of local non-profit boards. Playing Celtic-style music is a hobby of Gary's. He also assists his wife with the development of Koponen Homestead, a residential and recreational community on Chena Ridge. Gary hopes his efforts on the GVEA board will encourage more member-owner engagement.
District 4 seat will be up for election in 2018.