DENVER — Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Child Support Commission, Colorado Children's Trust Fund Board and the Workforce Development Council.

The Child Support Commission reviews the child support guidelines and issues a report every four years to the Governor and General Assembly about the results of the review and any recommended statutory changes.

For a term expiring July 7, 2019:

  • Yolanda Miriam Fennick of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Bar Association, appointed;

for a term expiring July 7, 2020:

  • Rynn Amee Bell of Arvada, to serve as a parent representative, appointed.

The Colorado Children's Trust Fund Board provides funding to programs around the state that focus on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The primary goals of the Board are to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect for Colorado's children and to reduce the need for state intervention in child abuse prevention and education.

For a term expiring November 7, 2017:

  • Deborah J. Kenny, PhD, RN, FAAN of Larkspur, to serve as a member with knowledge of child abuse prevention, and occasioned by the resignation of Gregory Jackson Tung, PhD, MPH of Denver, appointed;

for terms expiring November 7, 2019:

  • Lisa A. Merlino Hill of Broomfield, to serve as a member with knowledge of child abuse prevention, reappointed;
  • Jennifer N. Kelloff, MD of Arvada, to serve as a member with knowledge of child abuse prevention, reappointed.

The Workforce Development Council consists of representatives from the business community and state agencies. The Council, in consultation with the business community and state agencies, advises the Governor on matters regarding the employment and training needs of the state and on workforce development plans and strategy.

For a term expiring September 28, 2018:

  • Lisanne McNew of Monument, to serve as a representative of business, and occasioned by the resignation of Grover Charles Wallace of Woodland Park, appointed;

for terms expiring September 28, 2019:

  • Todd Evans Abbott of Denver, to serve as a representative of business, appointed;
  • Timothy A. Fry of Grand Junction, to serve as a representative of business, appointed;
  • Jay Mark Hardy of Windsor, to serve as a representative of business, and as Chair, reappointed;
  • Kristie L. LaRose of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of business, reappointed;
  • Rachel Eileen Patrick of Rocky Ford, to serve as a representative of business, appointed;
  • Carol Lewis Zilli of Avon, to serve as a representative of business, appointed.

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