DENVER — Friday, May 5, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Air Quality Council, Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Advisory Board and Radiation Advisory Committee.

The Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Air Quality Council is the lead agency for air quality planning with the responsibility to prepare air quality plans for the Denver metropolitan region to demonstrate and ensure long-term compliance with federal air quality standards.

For a term expiring April 30, 2019:

  • Douglas Wade Rex of Castle Pines, to serve as a representative of the Denver Regional Council of Governments, and occasioned by the resignation of Jennifer Leigh Schaufele of Greenwood Village, appointed;

For terms expiring April 30, 2020:

  • Robert Earl Broom of Aurora, to serve as a representative of broad public interest, reappointed;
  • Frank William Bruno of Boulder, to serve as a representative with transit expertise, appointed;
  • Jack William Ihle of Denver, to serve as a representative of entities that are or have stationary sources, reappointed;
  • Vanessa Mazal of Boulder, to serve as a member of the public to represent the conservation community, appointed;
  • Brian William Payer of Denver, to serve as a representative of the general business community, reappointed;
  • Robert C. Roth of Aurora, to serve as a representative of local government in the Denver Metropolitan area, appointed;
  • Natalia E.  Swalnick of Arvada, to serve as a citizen at large, reappointed.

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Advisory Board promotes academic excellence by awarding scholarships and grants to deserving institutions and students while forging strong community partnerships, encouraging contributions to the fund and providing students with a strong support network.

For a term expiring Aug. 1, 2018:

  • Wendell Lorenzo Pryor of Denver, to serve as a representative of the system of four year postsecondary institutions in the State, and occasioned by the resignation of Douglas M. Price of Denver, appointed.

The Radiation Advisory Committee (RAC) provides technical advice relating to the radiation control program, which regulates the possession, use and disposal of radioactive material and radiation producing machines. The program also regulates highly technical and specialized activities across a broad range of practices, including the use of radiation on humans for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, in research at a variety of private and university settings and in a wide variety of industries. The Radiation Advisory Committee provides access to knowledgeable representatives of these various practice areas who can advise and educate the program about the technical concerns, standard and unusual practices, and the business realities of the regulated operations in a non-confrontational, collaborative setting.

For a term expiring Jan. 1, 2019:

  • Kelly B. Fulton of Golden, to serve as a representative of industry, and occasioned by the resignation of Vinod Ravindran, PE of Aurora, appointed.

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