Incredible to think four years has passed! San Miguel County has a 2 term limit for County Commissioners. 

I’m fully committed to running for re-election for a second (and last) four year term.  

This year has been particularly challenging for local government. We had a crash course on pandemics and responded quickly. As the situation progresses we are constantly working to balance public health and economic health. It’s an ongoing challenge that highlights that we are all in this together.

As always, getting input from residents and business owners in our region is incredibly important. In Covid times that generally means a phone call or email. I respond as soon as possible, so whether it is a weed issue or input on public health orders or a whole new topic – please reach out. Your voice matters!    My email is and phone is 970-708-0933.  I look forward to hearing from you!





Kris Holstrom for San Miguel County
Board of Commissioners 3rd District

Bringing experience, dedication and creative innovation that fits our values and
contributes to local resilience

Welcome to the Kris Holstrom for San Miguel County Commissioner 3rd District websit.! It’s been 4 years and I am running for re-election!

San Miguel County is a unique and spectacular community of diverse individuals from pioneer families whose relatives homesteaded here to long time locals to new folks who are making this beautiful place their home. All county residents deserve to have their government representatives not only hear and respect their voices, but be willing to roll up their sleeves and work for them!

I have lived and worked here for decades, and I’ve been very active – involved with local government, non-profits, businesses, and our agriculture sectors.

GovernmentOutofWayBannerIf elected, I pledge to ‘Focus on Three’ – District 3 that is. I am an avid listener and learner, building on my 20 years experience with the County Planning Commission where making balanced and fair decisions is essential. My last six years on the Commission I was the Chair where a calm demeanor and an ‘ears not ego’ attitude served to keep meetings smooth. District 3 deserves the full attention of its representative. I will be dedicated to bringing items important to our district to the table.

While focusing on what I can do to serve our district well, the Board of County Commissioners also must serve the entire county. I have a great deal of experience working with local and regional governments and organizations. Over the years I’ve forged strong relationships with the people and staff representing the Towns of Norwood, Telluride, Mountain Village and Ophir – and have particpated in many intergovernmental meetings including Ridgway and Montrose.