Megan Gilman holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and has done extensive work on energy issues for ratepayers, as well as within the utility industry. Gilman spent 14 years working as a small business owner involved in distributed solar energy and built environment energy use, allocation, and reduction.

From 2011 to 2020, she served on the Board of Directors of Holy Cross Energy and as the Chair from 2015 to 2020. In this role, Gilman was involved in strategy, rate analysis, power supply changes, and customer-facing programs and outreach. While there, she also served as a representative to the Colorado Rural Electric Association, working with 22 different rural electric utilities throughout the state to understand the issues and impacts for ratepayers in each area.

Megan Gilman was appointed and confirmed to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in March 2020. She is an active member of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC), serving on their Gas Committee.  Gilman has played a key role in Colorado’s inaugural Distributed System Planning rules, as well as Clean Heat Plan and system planning rules to implement statutory GHG reductions for the state’s gas utilities.