DENVER — Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Child Protection Ombudsman Board, Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit, Commission on Family Medicine, Justice Assistance Grant Board, Colorado Racing Commission Securities Board, and Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force.

The Child Protection Ombudsman Board oversees decisions related to the Office of the Child Protection Ombudsman, including personnel decisions, accountability and consistency in operating policies and procedures, and fiscal oversight of the general operating budget.

For a term expiring August 1, 2019:

  • Constance Lee Linn of Lone Tree, to serve as an individual with previous professional experience with an urban human or social services agency or an urban private child welfare agency, and occasioned by the resignation of Jose Roberto Mondragon of Denver, appointed.

The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit advises and consults with the assistant attorney general concerning the Attorney General’s powers under the consumer credit code.

For a term expiring September 30, 2016:

  • Richard Wynkoop of Denver, to serve as a member of the public, and occasioned by the resignation of Stephen B. Andrews of Florence, appointed;

for a term expiring September 30, 2018:

  • Lora Michelle Rose of La Junta, to serve as a representative of consumer credit industry, and occasioned by the resignation of Tammy Sue Campbell of Denver, appointed;

for a term expiring September 30, 2019:

  • Richard Wynkoop of Denver, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed.

The Commission on Family Medicine assures that family medicine residency programs maintain high-quality training, approves and recommends allocation of state funds to the programs, locates areas of the state that are underserved by family physicians, offers ideas on providing medical care to the medically indigent in the state and supports the development of rural training programs.

For a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Laurie A. Albright of of Boulder, to serve as a health care consumer from the Second Congressional District and as a Democrat, appointed.

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.

For terms expiring July 31, 2019:

  • Matthew Jay Friesen of Granby, reappointed;
  • Sterling Marie Harris of Denver, reappointed;
  • Police Commander David A. Moore of Longmont, reappointed;
  • William Joseph Sightler III of Glenwood Springs, reappointed;
  • Sheriff Kirk Mitchell Taylor of Rye, reappointed;
  • Chief of Police Michelle Marie Tovrea of Lakewood, appointed.

The Colorado Racing Commission regulates and supervises pari-mutuel wagering (for horses and dogs), including enforcement of rules, supervision of race meets and racing officials, and collection of revenues to the State.

For a term expiring July 1, 2020:

  • David Lynn Hoffman of Westminster, a Democrat from the Seventh Congressional District, who has been previously engaged in the racing industry for at least five years, appointed.

The Securities Board aids and advises the securities commissioner on the enactment of rules, issuance of orders, formulation of policies, setting of fees and other issues affecting the division of securities and securities regulation in the state.

For a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Curtis J. Winar, CPA/CFF, CVA of Centennial, to serve as a certified public accountant, appointed.

The Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force will examine the prevention, intervention, and treatment of the abuse of methamphetamine, the production and distribution of methamphetamine, strengthening the laws concerning methamphetamine and make an appropriation.

For a term expiring July 1, 2018:

  • Adam Zarrin of Lone Tree, a representative of the governor’s policy staff, and occasioned by the resignation of Adrienne S. Russman of Denver, appointed.

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