Bob studied electrical engineering at the University of Nebraska (BSEE in 1969), earned several advanced degrees in engineering and mathematics, and completed the Ph.D. at the University of Idaho in 1992. Bob was the first Nicholson Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Wyoming from 1992-1994. He has worked over twenty-nine years in power systems engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado. He retired from the Western Area Power Administration, US DOE in December 2010. After retirement Bob has enlarged his activities. Examples include running unsuccessfully for the RTD Board of Directors in 2010 and the Arvada fire board in 2014, serving on the Arvada Fire Protection District's (AFPD) Blue Ribbon Panel in 2010, AFPD Citizen's Fire Academy (2011), the Arvada Police Department's Citizen's Police Academy (2012), serving on the Denver Regional Council of Government MetroVision 2040 Citizen's Advisory Committee, and many more.
Robert E. Wilson, 5373 Parfet Street, Arvada 80002
Bob and his wife Susan have lived in Arvada for 19 years. Bob enjoys volunteering for community service projects via his Kiwanis Club, visiting with his family (three grandsons), studying the connection between transit and sources of energy, exploring old railroad right-of-ways, and driving (or hiking) scary Jeep roads in Colorado.