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Gov. Hickenlooper announces several Board and Commission appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, April 24, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Board and Commission appointments today. The appointments are to the Colorado Banking Board; the Collection Agency Board; the Real Estate Commission; the Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Air Quality Council; the Developmental Disabilities Council; the Nurse-Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado Health Care; the State Rehabilitation Advisory Council; the 3rd Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission; and the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission.

 

The Colorado Banking Board is the policy-making and rule-making authority for the division of banking and has the authority to make all final decisions with respect to the taking of possession, liquidation, or reorganization of banks. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2013:

• James L. Basey of Denver, to serve as an executive officer of a state bank, with not less than five years’ practical experience as an executive officer of a bank.

 

The Collection Agency Board makes recommendations on the licensing of collection agencies and investigates complaints against them. The members appointed for terms expiring April 30, 2015:

• T.A. Taylor-Hunt of Aurora, to serve as a member of the public.
• Robert L. LaMarr of Loveland, to serve as a representative of the collection business.

 

The Real Estate Commission regulates the licensing and conduct of real estate brokers and salespeople and pre-owned home warranty service companies. The members appointed for terms expiring April 12, 2015:

• Gina L. Piccoli of Durango, a real estate broker who has not less than five years’ experience in the real estate business in Colorado.
• Amy Jo Dorsey of Vail, a real estate broker who has not less than five years’ experience in the real estate business in Colorado.
• Julia T. Waggener of Denver, a member of the public at large.

 

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. The member appointed for a term expiring April 30, 2014:

• Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, a representative of local government in the Denver metropolitan region.

 

The Developmental Disabilities Council is responsible for coordinating services and advocating for persons with developmental disabilities. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2012:

• Melissa Ann Mannix of Idaho Springs, to serve as a parent/guardian of a child with developmental disabilities.
• Gina Herrera Quintana of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of a state agency that administers funds provided under the federal “Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.”


The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2014:

• Sarita Reddy of Loveland, a person with a developmental disability.

 

The Nurse-Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado Health Care board was established to promote public safety and improve health care in Colorado by supporting collaboration and communication between the practices of nursing and medicine. The members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 11, 2014:

• Mary M. Ciambelli of Centennial, recommended by and representing a statewide professional nursing association.
• Steven C. Holt of Broomfield, recommended by and representing a statewide physicians’ organization.
• Ilana Paula Fischer of Greenwood Village, a consumer.

 

The State Rehabilitation Advisory Council was created to advise state Rehabilitation Services on the provision of appropriate and quality services to its customers. It advises only; it is not a governing board and has no fiscal responsibilities. A majority of its members must be persons with disabilities. The member appointed for a term expiring Aug. 1, 2015:

• Jacqueline Diane Geib of Littleton, to serve as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with knowledge of and experience with vocational rehabilitation programs.

 

The 3rd Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission selects nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. The commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission and consists of seven citizens residing in that judicial district. The members appointed for terms expiring Dec. 31, 2017:

• James S. Colt of Trinidad, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican member from Las Animas County.
• Raymond M. McMillan of Trinidad, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Democrat member from Las Animas County.
• Sisto J. Mazza of Trinidad, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat member from Las Animas County.

 

The Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission recommends candidates to serve as judges for the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. The chief justice of the Supreme Court chairs the commission and is a non-voting member. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2017:

• Scott C. Johnson of Greeley, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated member from the 4th Congressional District.

 

For more information on Boards and Commissions, click here or e-mailboards@state.co.us.

 

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