GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

Massari Arena
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Wednesday, 01 December 2021

GPSA Meetings

Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2022 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 17 Feb. 21 Mar. 21 Apr. 18
May 16 Aug. 22 Sept. 19 Oct. 17


Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2022 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Jerry Sisneros, President of the GPSA. His email address is

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Brian Dixon Macartney

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

College: Went to Western State College (WSC) in Gunnison, CO  graduating in 1950 with Bachelor of Arts degree

Advanced Education: Worked on a Masters of Arts at WSC, graduating in 1957...He also attended Colorado University, Colorado College, Williams College and the University of Northern Colorado.

Administration: 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 (1953) before becoming the school's Assistant Principal, a position Macartney held for four years (1954-57)...Brian moved on in the fall of 1957 to take the Principal duties at Edison Fulton Heights for three years (1957-59), then at Centennial H.S. for 10 years (1960-70)... He returned to District #60 administration in 1970 to serve as the Executive Director of Pupil Personal until 1983.

Organizations/Contributions: Macartney 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 Background: Macartney coached 5th and 6th grade in Bantam League Football, going undefeated in 1983 and 8th Grade Pueblo County Recreational Basketball in 1984, finishing 3rd.

Occupation:  Teacher/Administrator  - Employed School District #60 1950-1983, Entrepreneur - Computer Services Inc.

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


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