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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commission appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, May 29, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Board and Commission appointments today. The appointments were to the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 12th and 21st Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commissions.

 

Colorado’s 22 judicial districts have judicial district nominating commissions that select 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.

 

Commission members serve six-year terms. Non-lawyers, who are the majority of every nominating commission, are appointed by the governor. Lawyer members are appointed by joint action of the governor, attorney general and chief justice.

 

The members appointed to the 2nd Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for terms expiring Dec. 31, 2017, are:

• Larry Allen Nelsen of Denver, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican from Denver County.
• Andrew Dean Schneider of Denver, to serve as a non-attorney and as an Unaffiliated from Denver County.
 

 

The members appointed to the 5th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for terms expiring Dec. 31, 2017, are:

• Gregory V. Johnson of Edwards, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican from Eagle County.
• Heather N. Scanlon of Leadville, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Democrat from Lake County.
 

 

The member appointed to the 6th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2017, is:

• Stephen C. Fearn of Silverton, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Democrat from San Juan County.

 

The member appointed to the 12th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2017, is:
 

• Marvin K. “Zeke” Ward of Creede, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican from Mineral County.
 

 

The members appointed to the 21st Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission for terms expiring Dec. 31, 2017, are:
 

• Ivan Daniel Geer of Grand Junction, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican from Mesa County.
• Beverly Jean Sewell of Grand Junction, to serve as a non-attorney and as a Republican from Mesa County.

 

For more information on Boards and Commissions, click here or email boards@state.co.us.