DENVER — Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational and Occupational Education and Judicial Nominating Commissions.  

The State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education is the governing body for the state community college system and the coordinating board for local district colleges.  It also coordinates the activities of area vocational schools.

For terms expiring Dec. 31, 2021:

  • Daniel Villanueva of Pagosa Springs, an Unaffiliated from the Third Congressional District, appointed;

  • Maria Vittoria-Carminati of Centennial, a Democrat from the Sixth Congressional District, appointed.

There is a Judicial District Nominating Commission for each of Colorado’s 22 judicial districts that selects nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. Each district nominating commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission.

1st Judicial District

For a term expiring Dec. 31, 2023:

  • Alison Zinn of Littleton, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated, appointed.

2nd Judicial District

For a term expiring Dec. 31, 2023:

  • Byeongsook Seo, JD of Denver, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat, appointed;

For a term expiring Dec. 31, 2023:

  • Brynja Renee Seagren of Denver, to serve as a non attorney and as an Unaffiliated, appointed.

10th Judicial District

For terms expiring Dec. 31, 2021:

  • Zane Grant of Pueblo, as a non-attorney and as a Democrat, appointed;

  • Keri S. Williams of Pueblo West, as a non-attorney and as a Democrat, appointed.

16th Judicial District

For a term expiring Dec. 31, 2023:

  • Edward Lee Garlington, JD of La Junta, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican.

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