Ken Wilson served on Boulder City Council from 2007 to 2013. Before serving on City Council he served on Boulder’s Water Resources Advisory board from 2003 to 2013. Ken and His wife Priscilla Corielle moved to Boulder in 1995 and raised their two daughters in their home on 11th Street, one block from the Boulder History Museum. They were among the founders of the University Hill Neighborhood Association and have enjoyed helping to improve the neighborhood for almost 20 years.
Ken worked at Bell Labs as an engineer from 1980 to 1998. After taking an early retirement from AT&T, he worked as a consultant in telecommunications and energy for 16 years. He currently works for Western Resource Advocates on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Ken has a BS (1972) and MS (1974) in Electrical Engineering and recently completed a Master’s degree in Biology from CU Boulder in 2014. He enjoyed being a “non-traditional” graduate student and is an advocate of lifetime learning.
This year Ken has helped with the Conference on World Affairs as a Co-Chair of the Science and Technology Committee. In his spare time he enjoys growing orchids and is on the Board of the Denver Orchid Society. He also enjoys hiking, reading and listening to chamber music, and still remembers several trips to Boulder from 1955 to 1962 when his grandfather rented a cottage at Chautauqua for the summers.