DENVER — Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Air Quality Control Commission, Independent Ethics Commission, State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council, Mined Land Reclamation Board, Colorado Natural Areas Council, Private Occupational School Board, Supreme Court Nominating Commission and Board of Veterans' Affairs.
The Air Quality Control Commission develops and maintains a comprehensive program for the prevention and control of air pollution in Colorado. The major goal of this program is to meet national ambient air quality standards.
For a term expiring Jan. 31, 2020:
Megan Elyse Garvey of Denver, to serve as a person with appropriate scientific and technical experience, and occasioned by the resignation of Jeffrey Todd Mitchell of Aspen, appointed.
The Independent Ethics Commission ("IEC") is charged with the implementation of Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution. The purpose of the IEC is to give advice and guidance on ethics issues arising under Article 29 of the Colorado Constitution and any other standards of conduct or reporting requirements as provided by law, and to hear complaints, issue findings and assess penalties and sanctions where appropriate.
The Commission has jurisdiction over all State executive and legislative branch elected officials and employees, and local officials and employees, unless the county or municipality is a home-rule entity with its own ethics code. The Commission does not have jurisdiction over judges or employees of the judicial branch.