DENVER — Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council.

The Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council advances recommendations that strengthen healthy food access for all Coloradans through Colorado agriculture and local food systems and economies. It is the state conduit for hearing, reviewing and advancing critical food systems issues in which state government does or could play a role.      

For terms expiring October 7, 2019:

  • Catherine Tiller Blackford of Denver, to serve as a representative of anti-hunger and food assistance programs, reappointed;
  • David Eastland Carter of Westminster, to serve as a representative of food wholesalers or food retailers, appointed;
  • Trudy L. Kareus of Boulder, to serve as an individual with knowledge of a local, state, or federal agency and who has expertise in rural community and regional development programs or community and economic development programs, reappointed;
  • Tom Parks of Yuma, to serve as a representative of agriculture producers, appointed.