DENVER — Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the 22nd Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission; the Air Quality Control Commission; the Colorado Banking Board; the Colorado Commission on Low Income Energy Assistance; the Justice Assistance Grant Board; the Scenic and Historic Byways Commission; and the State Housing Board.
Colorado’s 22 judicial districts have judicial district nominating commissions that select nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. Each district nominating commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission. The member appointed to the 22th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2018:
- Stanley M. Morris of Cortez, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Montezuma County.
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. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate.
The member appointed for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2014:
- Teresa A. Coons of Grand Junction, to serve as a representative with scientific experience, reappointed.
The members appointed for terms expiring Jan. 31, 2016:
- William R. Toor of Boulder, to serve as a representative with technical and private sector experience.
- Jana Beth Milford of Boulder, to serve as a representative with legal and scientific experience.
The Colorado Banking Board makes policies and rules for the division of banking and has the authority to make all final decisions with respect to the taking of possession, liquidation, or reorganization of banks. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed effective July 1, 2013 for a term expiring July 1, 2017:
- Cynthia Beth Dash of Parker, to serve as an executive officer of a trust company, reappointed.
The Colorado Commission on Low Income Energy Assistance works through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program to collect and distribute money to eligible recipients for use in the payment of electric and gas utility bills. The members appointed for terms expiring Dec. 2, 2014:
- Glenn Cooper of Denver, to serve as a public member.
- Matthew Larson of Denver, to serve as a public member
- James D. White of Denver, to serve as a public member.
- James Clinton Fladland of Colorado Springs, to serve as an assistance recipient.
The Justice Assistance Grant Board advises the Division of Criminal Justice on issues related to federal block grant monies designated to improve the criminal justice system and reduce drug abuse and violent crimes. The member appointed for a term expiring July 31, 2016:
- Matthew Friesen of Granby, to serve as a representative of the Division of Youth Corrections, Department of Human Services.
The Scenic and Historic Byways Commission works with state agencies, the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, local byways organizations and public and private resources to assist in the development of byways management plans, including interpretation, promotion and protection of distinctive byways characteristics. It also helps coordinate the budgeting process and allocation of federal, state and private funds for the purpose of byway improvement. The members appointed for terms expiring Jan.1, 2016:
- Georgianna J. Contiguglia of Denver, to serve as an at-large member, reappointed.
- Christopher F. Sporl of Littleton, to serve as a representative of the U.S. Forest Service, reappointed.
- Sen. Jeanne Nicholson of Black Hawk, to serve as a member of the General Assembly.
- Gregory E. Yankee of Denver, to serve as a representative for Colorado Open Lands.
- Roger Wilson of Glenwood Springs, to serve as an at-large member.
The State Housing Board works to establish uniform construction and maintenance standards for hotels, motels, multiple dwellings and factory-built housing. The board also develops recommendations for uniform housing standards and building codes for the General Assembly and local government. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Jan. 31, 2017:
- David L. Zucker of Evergreen, to serve as a Democrat and resident of the 2nd Congressional District, reappointed.
- Jacalyn Reynolds of Sterling, to serve as a Democrat and resident of the 4th Congressional District.
- Chad E. Wright of Colorado Springs, to serve as a Democrat and resident of the 5th Congressional District.