Biographies

2021 commissioners

District 2 Commissioner

Garold Roberts

Roberts was born and raised in Holyoke, graduating from Holyoke High School in 1972.
He spent 8 years as a lineman for Highline Electric Association, 3 years as a deputy and undersheriff for Phillips County,
9 years as electric and city superintendent in Holyoke, and 13 years as maintenance coordinator for Longmont
Power and Communication. He also spent 4 years working for Phillips County road and maintenance crews.
He has 18 years of experience as a volunteer fireman in Holyoke and has served on the boards of Holyoke 
Community Federal Credit Union and Phillips County Museum.
Roberts and his wife have 2 grown children.

As County Commissioner, Roberts serves on the following boards:

  • Workers' Compensation Insurance Pool
  • ComBoard
  • EMS
  • Emergency Management
  • Northeast Colorado Housing

District 1 Commissioner

Terry L Hofmeister - Current board chair

Hofmeister was elected to his first term in 2018. He was born in Phillips County and returned to Phillips County in 2012 to his grandfather's family farm to raise cattle and dry land farm.

Hofmeister spent 33 years working full and part-time for Marathon Petroleum Company, a Fortune 100 company. He worked at many different locations and positions ending in Kentucky as a Regional Manager.

Hofmeister is active with the Republican party and is a member of the First Methodist Church of Holyoke.

Hofmeister and his wife have 5 grown children.

As County Commissioner, Hofmeister serves on the following boards:

  • Eastern CO Services for the Developmentally Disabled
  • NE CO Health Dept
  • Centennial Mental Health
  • CCI Legislative Committee
  • Emergency Management
  • Local Government Designee Program

District 3 Commissioner

Tom Timm

Timm has been a Holyoke resident since 1971, graduating from Holyoke High School in 1988. Timm was employed by Wayne Skold
for 26 years in ranching and farming. He has had his own trucking company, Timm Trucking, for the past 3-1/2 years.
He is a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Holyoke and is past president of the Holyoke Gun Club.

Timm and his wife have 4 grown children, and 3 grandchildren.

As County Commissioner, Timm serves on the following boards:

  • Eastern Colorado Services for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments
  • Livestock Committee
  • Seizure Committee
  • Emergency Management