• Ireland joins LPEA's Finance and Accounting Department

    Experienced finance professional named new Billing Clerk

    Jacque Ireland has joined the La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Finance and Accounting Department as a new Billing Clerk.

    Working in coordination with LPEA’s finance personnel and customer service representatives, she assists customers with billing concerns as well as troubleshooting meter reading and billing issues.

    Originally from Santa Fe, Ireland discovered Durango as a student at Fort Lewis College, where she earned her bachelor’s in finance. She has since served in banking and home financing for 15 years, the last eight with Nia Consulting in Durango as a forensic mortgage analyst, auditing mortgages.

    “I’m very excited to enter a new industry and be working for the members of La Plata Electric Association and serving the community,” said Ireland, who resides with her husband in Durango.

    LPEA, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative established in 1939, provides to its more than 30,000 members, with nearly 42,000 meters, safe, reliable electricity at the lowest reasonable cost, while being environmentally responsible.

    LPEA offers a variety of apprenticeships and employment opportunities. To explore employment, or for additional information, visit www.lpea.coop.