Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Governor’s Board of Ethics, Colorado HIV Alliance for Prevention, Care and Treatment and Stroke Advisory Board.

The Governor’s Board of Ethics, when requested by the Governor, comments on gubernatorial appointments, reviews complaints of any violation of the provisions of title 24, article 18 of CRS by an elected officer, appointee or employee of the Executive Department, makes written recommendations to the Governor concerning his requests and reviews appeals brought before the Board pursuant to section 24-30-1003 of CRS.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Dental Board and Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

The Colorado Dental Board makes rules and regulations, examines and licenses dentists and dental hygienists, and conducts hearings regarding the suspension or revocation of licenses.

For a term expiring January 1, 2021:

Mark William Adams, DDS, MS of Castle Rock, a dentist, appointed.

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education sets policies for all state-supported institutions of higher education.

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

Luis Alberto Colon of Lone Tree, to serve as a resident of the Fourth Congressional District and as a Republican, reappointed.

Thomas Oliver McGimpsey of Louisville, to serve as a resident of the Second Congressional District and as a Republican, reappointed.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Friday, Mar. 10, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Board of Governors for the Colorado State University System, Colorado Energy Research Authority and Colorado Medical Board.

The Board of Governors for the Colorado State University System is the governing board for Colorado State University and Colorado State University, Pueblo. The Board selects the presidents of these institutions and generally oversees the schools, including determination of salaries and tuition, conferring degrees and carrying out other legal functions.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, Mar. 6, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit and the Advisory Board.

The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit advises and consults with the Assistant Attorney General concerning the Attorney General’s powers under the consumer credit code.

The Stroke Advisory Board evaluates potential strategies for stroke prevention and treatment, and develops statewide needs assessments identifying relevant resources to improve quality of care for stroke patients. Each January 1, the Board submits a report specifying its findings and recommendations to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the corresponding committees in the State House and State Senate.

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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

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.
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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

​DENVER — Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the State Board of Human Services and Tony Grampsas Youth Services Board.

The State Board of Human Services adopts policies, rules and regulations for the administration of the Department of Human Services and adjusts the minimum award for old age pensions for changes in the cost of living. The Board also adopts rules and regulations concerning foster care and adoption procedures, mental health programs, alcohol and drug abuse programs and developmental disabilities programs.

For a term expiring March 1, 2019:

Honorable Thomas Crawford Davidson of Dillon, to serve as a family member of a person with a disability and changing his previous designation as county commissioner, appointed;
for terms expiring March 1, 2021:

Bernard A. Buescher of Grand Junction, to serve as a member of the public, appointed;
Jeffrey Gordon Kuhr of Grand Junction, a member of the public, reappointed;
Dennis Edward Swain of Northglenn, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed;
Chris J. Watney of Denver, to serve as a member of the public, appointed.  

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Business Experiential Learning (BEL) Commission.

The Business Experiential Learning Commission develops, evaluates and implements a systemic solution for integrated work-based education and training to meet the needs of Colorado’s economy. The Commission focuses on three main areas: engaging business involvement in educating and training students and workers in partnership with the State’s K-16 education system, workforce system and related civic agencies; creating a digital badging system to provide the opportunity for students, interns, apprentices and workers to document skills they have obtained in the workplace, and to share that information with the K-16 system to support curriculum development; and leveraging existing resources to create a portal of information to connect students, job-seekers, schools, employers and civic agencies with experiential learning, training opportunities and careers.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit, eHealth Commission, State Board of Health, Nurse-Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado Health Care and Advisory Committee to the Property Tax Administrator.

The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit advises and consults with the assistant attorney general concerning the Attorney General’s powers under the consumer credit code.

For a term expiring September 30, 2019:

Richard Robert Jones of Centennial, to serve as a member of the public, appointed.
The eHealth Commission supports the implementation of the state's Health IT strategy and interoperability objectives by setting goals for Health IT programs and creating a process for developing common policies and technical solutions.

For a term expiring February 1, 2019:

Michele J. Lueck of Englewood, to serve as a member with expertise in healthcare policy, appointed.
The State Board of Health advises the executive director of the department on all matters relating to public health and determines policies for the department to follow in administering and enforcing the public health laws of the state.

For a term expiring March 1, 2019:

Raymond O. Estacio, MD of Denver, a resident of the First Congressional District, a Democrat, and changing his designation from an at-large member, appointed;
for terms expiring March 1, 2021:

Michael Anthony Cappello of Brush, a resident of the Fourth Congressional District and as a Republican, reappointed;
Lew Gaiter, III of Livermore, a resident of the Second Congressional District and a Republican, to serve an an at-large member and county commissioner, appointed;
Patricia Jane Hammond, RN of Eagle, a resident of the Third Congressional District and as a Democrat, appointed;
Shawn M. Turk of Centennial, a resident of the Sixth Congressional District and as a Democrat, appointed;
Matthew VanAuken of Colorado Springs, a resident of the Fifth Congressional District and as an Unaffiliated, reappointed.
The Nurse-Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado Health Care (NPATCH) promotes public safety and improves health care in Colorado by supporting collaboration and communication between the practices of nursing and medicine.

For terms expiring September 11, 2019:

Brian Charles Harrington, MD, MPH, FAAFP of Steamboat Springs, recommended by and representing a statewide physicians’ organization, appointed;
Christine Renee Ochoa, RN of Pueblo, recommended by and representing a statewide professional nursing association, appointed.
The Advisory Committee to the Property Tax Administrator reviews and approves or disapproves manuals, appraisal procedures, and instructions prepared and published by the property tax administrator.

For a term expiring September 1, 2018:

Keith Alan Erffmeyer of Aurora, to serve as an assessor from a county with a population over 75,000 and as a Republican, and occasioned by the resignation of Corbin Sakdol of Littleton, appointed.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the eHealth Commission and State Board of Nursing.

The eHealth Commission supports the implementation of the state's Health IT strategy and interoperability objectives by setting goals for Health IT programs and creating a process for developing common policies and technical solutions.

For a term expiring February 1, 2019:

Tania E. Zeigler of Denver, to serve as a member with expertise in digital health, and occasioned by the resignation of Mary Anne Leach of Castle Rock, appointed;
For terms expiring February 1, 2020:

Ann Elizabeth Boyer, MD, MPH&TM of Denver, to serve as a consumer engaged in health care, appointed;
William Adam Brown of Denver, to serve as a representative of health insurance providers, appointed;
Jonathan Gottsegen of Denver, to serve as the designee of the Governor’s Office of Information Technology, appointed;
Christopher Stewart Wells of Denver, to serve as the designee of the Department of Public Health and Environment, reappointed;
Herbert K. Wilson, Jr. of Westminster, to serve as the designee of the Department of Human Services, reappointed.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

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.

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