DENVER — Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Economic Development Commission, State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Advisory Council, Fire and Police Pension Association Board of Directors, Colorado Podiatry Board, and Workforce Development Council.
DENVER — Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced a Boards and Commissions appointment to the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.
The Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education is composed of three members each from 13 western states. The commission studies the needs of professional and graduate educational facilities in this region, the resources for meeting such needs and the long-range effects of the commission’s findings on higher education. Each state’s commissioners submit a report to their Governor and General Assembly.
DENVER — Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Harold Sargent as judge on the Jefferson County Court in the First Judicial District and Richard Medina as judge on the Crowley County Court in the 16th Judicial District.
Sargent will fill a vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Tammy Greene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.