DENVER — Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice and the Ground Water Commission.

The Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice engages in an evidence-based analysis of the criminal justice system in Colorado and annually reports to the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate and the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court.

For a term expiring June 30, 2018:

  • Valarie Van Kam of Aurora, to serve as a representative of victims’ rights organizations, and occasioned by the resignation of Kathleen Horn-Murphy of Thornton, appointed.

The Ground Water Commission determines the boundaries of designated ground water basins by geographic description and considers well permit applications for persons desiring to appropriate designated ground water for beneficial use. The Commission is responsible for the development of policies and procedures for maximum economic development, as well as the protection of the vested rights of the designated ground water basins of the state.

For a term expiring May 1, 2020:

  • James M. Noble of Denver, to serve as a representative of municipal or industrial users, and occasioned by the resignation of Eric Hecox of Denver, appointed.

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