DENVER — Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Governor’s Commission on Community Service (Serve Colorado), State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund, Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board, Nursing Home Innovations Grant Board and Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors.

The Governor’s Commission on Community Service (Serve Colorado) recommends to the Governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through an open and public process and updated annually. The plan addresses the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, youth violence prevention, literacy and mentoring of disadvantaged youth. The Commission also administers funds received from the Corporation on National and Community Service.

For terms expiring Aug. 24, 2018:

  • Floyd Cobb II, PhD of Aurora, to serve as the Commissioner’s designee for the Colorado Department of Education, and occasioned by the resignation of Alisa Dian Dorman of Highlands Ranch, appointed;

  • Monica Roers of Denver, to serve as a member with experience involving older adults in volunteerism and occasioned by the resignation of Catherine Lasnik of Arvada, appointed;

For a term expiring Aug. 24, 2019:

  • Ryan John Hanschen of Lakewood, to serve as a member with knowledge of community service, reappointed;

For terms expiring Aug. 24, 2020:

  • Marc Nicolas Dettenrieder of Florissant, to serve as a representative of local government, reappointed;

  • Maria Fabula of Castle Rock, to serve as a representative of a national service program, reappointed;

  • George Philip Michael Freeman of Golden, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, appointed;

  • W. David Mallery of Aurora, to serve as a representative of a community based agency, appointed;

  • Elizabeth Anne Moore Mueller of Denver, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, appointed.

The State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund uses a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to help preserve and enhance the State’s parks, trails, wildlife, rivers and open spaces. The Board awards competitive grants to local governments and land trusts, and makes investments through Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

For a term expiring April 15, 2021:

  • Julie Thibodeau of Durango, a Democrat and resident of the Third Congressional District and West of the Continental Divide, appointed.

The Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board advises the Securities Commissioner on the development of policies, rules, and procedures regarding the registration of bond issues, ordinances and resolutions and applications for authorization to file federal bankruptcy petitions.

For terms expiring July 1, 2021:

  • Megan Margarethe Becher of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of real-estate developers, reappointed;

  • Dirk Manfred Bedarff of Bayfield, to serve as a representative of special-district property owners, appointed;

  • Jason Bryan Carroll of Thornton, to serve as a representative of special-district property owners, reappointed;

  • Tim A. Kauffman of Westminster, to serve as a representative of counties, reappointed;

  • Leigh M. Lutz of Denver, to serve as a representative of indenture-trustee banks, reappointed;

  • Qiang “Helen” Raleigh, CFA, DTM of Littleton, to serve as a member of the public, appointed;

  • Samuel Rowars Sharp of Denver, to serve as a municipal securities broker, reappointed;

  • Stephanie Ruth Stanley of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of special districts, reappointed;

  • Peter Whitmore, JD of Littleton, to serve as a representative of bond counsel, appointed.

The Nursing Home Innovations Grant Board reviews and makes recommendations regarding the use of moneys in the Nursing Home Penalty Cash Fund. Moneys in this fund are derived from civil penalties imposed upon and collected from nursing facilities for violations of federal regulations. Under current law, distributions from the fund may be made to relocate residents, to maintain the operation of nursing facilities, to close a facility, or to reimburse residents for lost personal funds.

For terms expiring Sept. 1, 2020:

  • Steven Kent Barton of Canon City, to serve as a representative of the business community, reappointed;

  • Hope Carwile, LCSW of Lakewood, to serve as a member currently employed in a long-term care nursing facility, appointed;

  • Stacey Lee Love of Aurora, to serve as a member currently employed in a long-term care nursing facility, reappointed;

  • Jenny Rebecca Matlock, NHA of Golden, to serve as a member currently employed in long-term care nursing facility, appointed;

  • Maurice Weiss of Aurora, to serve as a consumer of long-term care, appointed.

The Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors sets and administers policies regarding expenditures from the Colorado Travel and Tourism Fund created in 24-49.7-106 for promoting travel and tourism and related activities that benefit the state.

For a term expiring June 1, 2018:

  • Douglas P. Price of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of the destination marketing industry, and occasioned by the resignation of Jamie Greeman of Alamosa, appointed.

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