Brian Dixon Macartney

Year Inducted: 1988
Nominated By: Dr. Charles Dale Rea
Sports Competed In: N/A
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Administrator, Contributor

Brian D. MacartneyBrian D. Macartney

High School:
Attended Salida H.S. in Salida, CO where he graduated in 1944.

Went to Western State College (WSC) in Gunnison, CO graduating in 1950 with Bachelor of Arts degree...Worked on a Masters of Arts at WSC, graduating in 1957...Also attended Colorado University, Colorado College, Williams College and the University of Northern Colorado.

● Started out as the Recreation Director for Edison for three years (1950-52).
● Worked a year (1952-53) at District #60 as the Assistant Coordinator for Pupil Personnel and was also a counselor at Corwin Junior High (CJrH) in 1953.
● Took over as the Assistant Principal at CJrH for the next four years (1954-57).
● In the Fall of 1957, moved on to take the Principal duties at Edison Fulton Heights for three years (1957-59), then at Centennial H.S. for 10 years (1960-70).
● Returned to District #60 administration in 1970 to serve as the Executive Director of Pupil Personal until 1983.

Served or worked on the following boards:
● Member of the PHI DELTA KAPPA.
● Chairman THETA CHI - Social Fraternity.
● Director Pueblo Adult Softball Program (1952-54).
● Colorado Secondary School Principals Association.
● Past President and Lifetime Member of National Education Association (NEA).
● Member National Association of Secondary School Principals.
● Member of the Colorado Education Association (CEA).
● Past president Pueblo Education Association (PEA).
● Mayors Committee for the Handicapped, Past Chairman.
● City park Golf Committee, Chairman.
● Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, State Committee.
● One of Original Founders of Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA)  - Original Committee (All Offices).
● YMCA Board.
● Cooperative Care Center, Original Planning Committee.
● Regional Library Board.
● Pueblo Humane Society, Treasurer.
● Goodwill Board.
● South Central League Secretary (1964-66).
● Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) Board of Control (1967-70).
● CHSAA Reorganization Committee (1968-1970).
● CHSAA Track and Field Committee (1969-1970).
● Announcer Dutch Clark Stadium, Track (1970-88).
● Served on the Executive Committee for North Central Association (NCA) of Secondary Schools & Colleges (1966-1970).
● Spotter, Dutch Clark Stadium, Football (1971-1983).
● Announcer, Centennial Pool, Girls Swimming (1988).
● United Way Board.
● Executive Committee Rocky Mountain Boy Scouts (also Scoutmaster Colorado Lions Foundation), Trustee.
● Pueblo Substance Abuse Council.
● Pueblo City Planning Commission/Housing Grants/Federal funds Allocation.
● Pueblo Regional Planning Commission.
● Pueblo Charter Lions Club, 30 years, held all offices.
● Member Silver State Lodge #95 AF&AM and Southern Colorado Consistory 32 degree.
● Scholarship Committee, Silver State #95.
● Church of the Ascension, Episcopal, Lay Reader and Past Vestryman.

● Service Award to Community, Masonic Lodge (1981)
● Service Award to Pueblo Centennial H.S. (1986)
● Service Award to Pueblo Charter Lions Club (1987)
● Service Award, International Presidents Award, Lions International (1988).

Coaching Career:
● Coached 5th and 6th grade in Bantam League Football, going undefeated in 1983.
● Coached the 8th Grade Pueblo County Recreational Basketball in 1984, finishing 3rd.

● Teacher and sdministrator - Employed School District #60 (1950-1983)
● Entrepreneur - Computer Services Inc.

Lived in Pueblo with his wife Ruth...Passed away on January 23, 1998 at age 70.



The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2023 induction ceremony on Nov. 15.



Daniel RosalesDaniel

Class of 2002

Everett C. ThalhamerEverett C.

Class of 2014

Bob GrahamBobby Max

Class of 1990