Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, June 8, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Behavioral Health Transformation Council, Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities and State Interagency Coordinating Council.

The Behavioral Health Transformation Council works to reduce the economic and social costs of untreated behavioral health disorders through the systemic transformation of the behavioral health system from one that is fragmented and siloed into one that is streamlined, efficient and effective for Colorado citizens.

For a term expiring Aug. 30, 2019:

Tonya D. Wheeler of Arvada, to serve as a representative of Advocates for Recovery, and occasioned by the resignation of Suquana Charley of Denver, appointed.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Air Quality Control Commission, Independent Ethics Commission, State Medical Assistance and Services Advisory Council, Mined Land Reclamation Board, Colorado Natural Areas Council, Private Occupational School Board, Supreme Court Nominating Commission and Board of Veterans' Affairs.

The Air Quality Control Commission develops and maintains a comprehensive program for the prevention and control of air pollution in Colorado. The major goal of this program is to meet national ambient air quality standards.

For a term expiring Jan. 31, 2020:

Megan Elyse Garvey of Denver, to serve as a person with appropriate scientific and technical experience, and occasioned by the resignation of Jeffrey Todd Mitchell of Aspen, appointed.

The Independent Ethics Commission ("IEC") is charged with the implementation of Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution. The purpose of the IEC is to give advice and guidance on ethics issues arising under Article 29 of the Colorado Constitution and any other standards of conduct or reporting requirements as provided by law, and to hear complaints, issue findings and assess penalties and sanctions where appropriate.

The Commission has jurisdiction over all State executive and legislative branch elected officials and employees, and local officials and employees, unless the county or municipality is a home-rule entity with its own ethics code. The Commission does not have jurisdiction over judges or employees of the judicial branch.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Friday, June 2, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Business Experiential-Learning Commission, Colorado Medical Board, Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board and Colorado Water Conservation Board.

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 — Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Channel Authority.

The Colorado Channel Authority televises the proceedings of the Colorado House of Representatives and Senate and such other programming of a state governmental nature as the Authority may approve.

For a term expiring Oct. 6, 2019:

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Wednesday, May 17, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline.

The Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline monitors and disciplines misconduct of judges and justices of the state courts of Colorado and provides education programs to judges on their ethics obligations under the Colorado code of Judicial Conduct.

Effective June 30, 2017 for a  term expiring June 30, 2021:

Christopher Gregory of Fort Collins, to serve as an attorney, appointed;
Valerie Schmalz of Gunnison, to serve as a non-attorney, appointed.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

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:

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, May 1, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the 13th and 14th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Human Trafficking Council.

Each of Colorado’s 22 judicial districts has a judicial district nominating commission 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.

Each judicial district nominating commission consists of seven citizens residing in that judicial district. No more than four members can be from the same political party, and there must be at least one voting member from each county in the district. In all districts with populations of more than 35,000, the voting members consist of three people admitted to practice law in Colorado and four people not admitted to practice law in Colorado. In judicial districts with populations under 35,000, at least four voting members are people not admitted to practice law in Colorado. It is determined by majority vote of the governor, attorney general and chief justice how many, if any, of the remaining three members will be persons admitted to practice law in Colorado.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Hospital Provider Fee Oversight and Advisory Board, Colorado Human Trafficking Council and State Board of Stock Inspection Commissioners.

The Hospital Provider Fee Oversight and Advisory Board is responsible for working with the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Medical Services Board to develop the hospital provider fee model, monitor the implementation of House Bill 09-1293, help with the preparation of annual reports on this program, and ensure that the Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) eligibility expansions are implemented as intended.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, April 24, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Ground Water Commission.

The Ground Water Commission determines the boundaries of designated ground water basins by geographic description and considers well permit applications for persons desiring to appropriate designated ground water for beneficial use. The Commission is responsible for the development of policies and procedures for maximum economic development, as well as the protection of the vested rights of the designated ground water basins of the state.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, April 20, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners.

The State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners adopts rules and regulations, conducts examinations and grants or denies licenses.

For a term expiring Aug. 31, 2018:

Cindy Corsaro of Colorado Springs, to serve as a member of the general public, and occasioned by the resignation of Nancy Berg, PA-C, MHHS of Westminster, appointed;
For a term expiring Aug. 31, 2020:

Mark A. Schumacher, CPA of Centennial, to serve as a member of the general public and occasioned by the resignation of Ramey Kandice Johnson of Lakewood, appointed.
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