DENVER — Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Governor’s Commission on Community Service, Energy Impact Assistance Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities, Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Advisory Board, State Board of Parole and Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors.

The Governor’s Commission on Community Service recommends to the governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through a public process and updated annually. The plan shall address the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, preventing youth violence, literacy and mentoring. The Commission also administers funds received from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

For terms expiring August 24, 2019:

  • Ian Moreau Cowan of Denver, to serve as a representative of the age 16-25 member/supervisory in a National Service Program, appointed;
  • Daniel B. Dunlap of Denver, to serve as the State Program Director for National and Community Service and as an ex-officio member, reappointed;
  • Summer Hope Gathercole of Denver, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, appointed;
  • Sarah E. Hamilton of Denver, to serve as a representative of local labor organizations, appointed;
  • Amy Foss Sovocool of Durango, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, reappointed.

The Energy Impact Assistance Advisory Committee reviews the existing and potential impact of the development, processing or energy conversion of mineral and fuel resources on various areas of the state. The Committee then makes recommendations to the Dept. of Local Affairs to assist impacted areas.

For terms expiring August 24, 2020:

  • Maryjo Marie Downey of Fort Collins, reappointed;
  • Honorable Cari Hermacinski of Steamboat Springs, appointed.

The Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities counsels the Department of Human Services on the licensing of child care facilities including day care centers, family care homes, residential child care facilities and camps.

For terms expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Heather G. Coin of Yuma, to serve a representative of state or local government with interest in and concern for children, reappointed;
  • Denise Maria Fletcher of Arvada, to serve as a licensed provider, reappointed;
  • Courtney Lea Holt-Rogers of Lamar, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Human Services, reappointed;
  • Linda Marie Osborne, MA of Denver, to serve as a licensed provider, reappointed;
  • David C. Shapiro of Englewood, to serve as a parent representative, reappointed;
  • Kerry Ann Swenson of Aurora, to serve as a licensed provider, appointed.

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Advisory Board promotes academic excellence by awarding scholarships and grants to deserving institutions and students while forging strong community partnerships to encourage contributions to the fund to provide students with a strong support network.

For a term expiring August 1, 2018:

  • Oscar Felix, PhD of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of the four year research institutions in the state, and occasioned by the resignation of Paul Thayer, PhD of Fort Collins, appointed.

The State Board of Parole holds hearings and considers applications for parole, and conducts all proceedings involving revocation of parole.

Effective September 1, 2016 for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Brandon W. Mathews of Colorado Springs, and occasioned by the resignation of Barbara Jean Kelley of Denver, appointed.

The Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors sets and administers policies regarding expenditures from the Colorado Travel and Tourism Fund created to promote travel and tourism and related activities that benefit the state.

For terms expiring June 1, 2020:

  • Andrea Fulton of Wheat Ridge, to serve as a representative of private travel attractions and casinos, reappointed;
  • Daniel R. Grunig of Denver, to serve as a representative of tourism-related retail industry, small community, and small business, reappointed;
  • Jesse Niles True of Dillon, to serve as a representative of the ski industry, appointed.

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