DENVER — Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council and Mined Land Reclamation Board.

The Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council advances recommendations that strengthen healthy food access for all Coloradans through local agriculture, 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 a term expiring October 7, 2019:

  • Joel Jacques-Piche McClurg of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of anti-hunger and food assistance programs, and occasioned by the resignation of Catherine Tiller Blackford of Denver, appointed.

The Mined Land Reclamation Board meets to carry on a continuing review of the problems of mining and land reclamation in Colorado.

Effective March 1, 2017 for terms expiring March 1, 2021:

  • Jill Heeringa Van Noord of Boulder, an individual with substantial experience in conservation, reappointed;
  • Forrest Von Luke of Craig, an individual with substantial experience in the mining industry, reappointed.