DENVER — Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced these Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Behavioral Health Transformation Council; the Colorado Commission on Low Income Energy Assistance; and the Sickle-Cell Anemia Board.
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 Coloradans. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 30, 2017:
Jill Yvette Lampela of Pueblo West, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Corrections and occasioned by the resignation of Joan M. Shoemaker of Parker.
Ellen Niner of Littleton, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, and occasioned by the resignation of Patrick J. Coyle of Denver.
Douglas Michael Landin of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of the Governor’s Office of Information Technology.
The Colorado Commission on Low Income Energy Assistance works through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program to collect and distribute money to eligible recipients for use in the payment of electric and gas utility bills. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 2, 2014:
Joseph M. Pereira of Westminster, to serve as the designee for the Colorado Energy Office, and occasioned by the resignation of Douglas Andrew Karl of Arvada.
The Sickle-Cell Anemia Board uses the existing staff and facilities of the University of Colorado School of Medicine to establish programs and conduct research for the care and treatment of persons suffering from sickle-cell anemia. The board shall be composed of eleven members representing hospitals, voluntary agencies interested in sickle-cell anemia, medical specialists in sickle-cell anemia patient care, and the general public. The members appointed for terms expiring Jan. 31, 2018:
Elvin “Tedd” T. Perry Jr. of Denver, to serve as a medical specialist in sickle-cell anemia patient care, reappointed.
Gloria G. Johnson of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of a voluntary agency interested in sickle-cell anemia.
Shannon Elizabeth Gillette of Arvada, to serve as a member from the general public.