DENVER — Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Behavioral Health Transformation Council, State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners, Private Occupational School Board and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe/State of Colorado Environmental Control Commission.

The Behavioral Health Transformation Council reduces the economic and social costs of untreated behavioral health disorders through the streamlining of Colorado’s behavioral health system from one that is siloed into one that is efficient and effective.

For terms expiring August 30, 2019:

  • Julie A. Corbett of Centennial, to serve as a representative of consumer health services, appointed;
  • Emily Johanna Elder of Denver, to serve as a representative of Mental Health of America-Colorado, and occasioned by the resignation of Michael Lott-Manier of Denver, appointed;
  • Camille Harding of Englewood, to serve as a representative of the Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, and occasioned by the resignation of Elizabeth Lowell Tupa, PhD, of Morrison, appointed;

for terms expiring August 30, 2020:

  • Yadira Caraveo, MD, of Thornton, to serve as a consumer of mental health services, appointed;
  • Sarah L. Davidon, ED, of Indian Hills, to now serve as a consumer of mental health services and who previously served as a representative of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, reappointed;
  • Jacob Stephen Finger of Centennial, to serve as a representative of mental health services, appointed;
  • Marjore Grimsley of Denver, to serve as a representative of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, appointed;
  • Jarrod T. Hindman, MS, of Brighton, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and interagency prevention system, appointed;
  • Mita Monohan Johnson, EdD ,of Evergreen, to serve as a representative of treatment, substance abuse and addiction counselors, reappointed.

The State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners adopts rules and regulations for the profession, conducts examinations, and grants or denies licenses.

For terms expiring August 12, 2020:

  • Andrea Laura Pazdera, PhD, of Carbondale, to serve as a marriage and family therapist, appointed;
  • James John Ungvarsky, PsyD, MPA, LMFT, of Colorado Springs, to serve as a marriage and family therapist, reappointed.

The Private Occupational School Board advises on standards for educational services in private occupational schools. The Board also grants accreditation to schools that meet the established standards.

For a term expiring July 1, 2020:

  • Robert Earl Martin of Wheat Ridge, to serve as a representative of a private occupational school, appointed.

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe/State of Colorado Environmental Control Commission adopts air quality standards and rules pertaining to the reservation air program.

For a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Peter McCormick of Durango, appointed.

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