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Board Member Information


The Board is composed of nine members, including five citizen members and four state agency representatives.  All board members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Colorado State Senate.


Of the five citizen members, one must be a resident of the Western slope of Colorado.


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Meg Williams

Interim Chairperson


Paula Mattas

Interim Vice-Chairperson


Citizen Members

Carmen Quinowski-Nelson

 David Sleigh 

Paula Ramaekers-Mattas

Karen Wilmes

Pat Kelly


State Agency Representatives

James A. Keown

Department of Labor & Employment


Candace Hawkins

Department of Education

Margaret “Meg” Williams

Department of Public Safety

Dan Casey

Department of Human Services