DENVER — Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Discovery Project Steering Committee and Sickle-Cell Anemia Advisory Committee.

The Discovery Project Steering Committee was created to develop, enhance and maintain a statewide discovery sharing system to create more predictable state costs associated with criminal discovery.

For a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Brittny Beth Lewton, JD of Sterling, to serve as a district attorney from a rural judicial district, and occasioned by the resignation of Thom Kirk LeDoux of Canon City, appointed.

The Sickle-Cell Anemia Advisory Committee uses the existing staff and facilities of the University of Colorado School of Medicine to establish programs and conduct research for the care and treatment of persons suffering from sickle-cell anemia. The Board is composed of eleven members representing hospitals, voluntary agencies interested in sickle-cell anemia, medical specialists in sickle-cell anemia patient care, and the general public.

For terms expiring January 31, 2021:

  • Lee Francis Allen, Jr. of Aurora, to serve as a representative of a voluntary agency interested in sickle-cell anemia, reappointed;
  • Carol Susan Walton, MS, CGC of Arvada, to serve as a medical specialist in sickle-cell anemia patient care, reappointed.