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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

DENVER — Monday, April 29, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Colorado Beef Council Authority board of Directors; the Colorado State Fair Authority Board of Directors; the Real Estate Commission; the State Agricultural Commission; and the State Board of Parole.

 

The Colorado Beef Council Authority board of Directors works to promote the increased consumption of Colorado beef. The board researches beef production methods, advancements and other matters with economic impacts upon the beef industry and makes this information available to interested parties. The members appointed, effective July 1, 2013, for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Todd A. Inglee of Arvada, to serve as a cattle grower.
  • Shanan Nicole Kessinger of Akron, to serve as a cattle feeder.

 

The Colorado State Fair Authority Board of Commissioners is a corporate body, a political subdivision of the state and not an agency of state government, nor subject to administrative direction by any state agency. The authority directs and supervises the Colorado State Fair and Industrial Exposition. The fair is held annually at Pueblo for the display of livestock and agricultural, horticultural, industrial, mining, recreational, educational and scientific products of the State of Colorado. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Nov. 1, 2016:

  • Arthur H. Bosworth II of Denver, to serve as a Republican residing in the 1st Congressional District, reappointed.
  • Virginia “Ginny” Vietti of Silverthorne, to serve as a Democrat residing in the 2nd Congressional District.

 

The Real Estate Commission regulates the licensing and conduct of real estate brokers and salespeople and pre-owned home warranty service companies. The member appointed for a term expiring April 12, 2016:

  • Richard H. Krohn of Grand Junction, to serve as an expert in subdivision development.

 

The State Agricultural Commission formulates policy with respect to the management of the Department of Agriculture. The commission also advises and makes recommendations to the governor and General Assembly. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring March 1, 2017:

  • Alex C. Gerace of Denver, to serve as an Unaffiliated from the 1st Agricultural District to serve as a member from the State at-large, reappointed.
  • Brett Brand Rutledge of Yuma, to serve as a Democrat from the 2nd Agricultural District.
  • Steve Dale Young of Holyoke, to serve as a Republican from the 2nd Agricultural District, to serve as a member from the state at-large.
  • Michael Conrad Hirakata of La Junta, to serve as a Republican from the 3rd Agricultural District to serve as a member from the state at-large.

 

The State Board of Parole holds hearings and considers applications for parole, and conducts all proceedings involving revocation of parole. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed, effective July 1, 2013, for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Rebecca Lynn Oakes of Denver, to serve as a citizen member, reappointed.

 

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

 

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