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Gov. Hickenlooper announces several Board and Commission appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced appointments to several Boards and Commissions. The appointments were made to the Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board, the Colorado Aeronautical Board, the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board, the Governor’s Commission on Community Service, the Governor’s River Access Mediation Commission, and the Boxing Commission.

 

The Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board advises the Securities Commissioner on the development of policies, rules and procedures regarding the registration of bond issues, ordinances and resolutions and applications for authorization to file federal bankruptcy petitions. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015:

 

  • Amy Carr of Denver, to serve as a representative of special district property owners.
  • Arnold Christopher Ray of Littleton, to serve as a representative of special districts.
  • William Hancock Plummer of Lakewood, to serve as a member of the public.

 

The Colorado Aeronautical Board assesses and adopts a plan to address the state’s aviation needs. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed with terms expiring Dec. 19, 2014:

 

  • Kenneth Edward Maenpa of Thornton, to serve as a representative of the statewide association of airport managers, appointed.
  • Joseph H. Thibodeau of Denver, to serve as a representative of the statewide association of pilots, reappointed.

 

The Peace Officers Standards and Training Board oversees the certification of training programs, training academies and instructors of police officer candidates. The Board also certifies qualified peace officers. The members appointed are:

 

  • Daniel J. Oates of Aurora, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of John H. Patterson of Lakewood, to serve as a police chief, appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2012.
  • John S. Camper of Grand Junction, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of David J. Felice of Durango, to serve as a police chief, appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2013.
  • Dave Wohlers of Idaho Springs, to serve as a police chief, reappointed for a term expiring June 30, 2014.
  • David Alan Weaver of Parker, to serve as a county sheriff, appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2014.
  • Chris S. Johnson of La Junta, to serve as a county sheriff, appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2014.
     

The Governor’s Commission on Community Service recommends to the Governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through an open and public process and updated annually. The plan addresses the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, preventing youth violence, literacy and mentoring of disadvantaged youth. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 24, 2014:

 

  • Angeline R. Roles of Fruita, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, reappointed.
  • Steven Lawrence Trujillo of Pueblo, to serve as a representative with knowledge of community service, appointed.
  • Debora Lynn Smith of Centennial, as a representative of a community based organization, appointed.
  • Carol Wright of Parker, to serve as a member with knowledge of community service, appointed.
  • Maureen P. Smile of Golden, to serve as a representative of a national service program, appointed.

 

The Governor’s River Access Mediation Commission convenes on an as-needed basis to help mediate and resolve particularly acute disputes between boaters, either commercial or non-commercial, and the relevant private property owner or owners. Members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 9, 2015:

 

  • Robert “Bob” Hamel of Howard, to serve as a representative of the boating community.
  • Lee Langdon Spann of Gunnison, to serve as a representative of the private riparian landowner community.
  • Mike King of Parker, to serve as Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources, or his designee.

 

The Boxing Commission regulates the conduct, promotion, and performance of live boxing and kickboxing matches in Colorado. The Commission oversees ticket sales, referee licensing, and qualifications for participants, including classification by weight and skill. The member appointed for a term expiring June 27, 2012:

 

  • Raymond A. Garcia, Jr. of Lakewood, occasioned by the resignation of Jeff Campos of Highlands Ranch.

 

For more information on Boards and Commissions, visit www.colorado.gov/governor or e-mail boards@state.co.us.

 

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