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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints 15th Judicial District county judge

DENVER — Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today the appointment of Gerald Keefe to serve as a county court judge in the 15th Judicial District (Cheyenne, Kiowa, Prowers and Baca counties).


Keefe is an educator who has worked as superintendent of schools for the Kit Carson R-1 School District since 1994. He also serves as a member of the Colorado Association of School Executives and was the Chair of the Colorado Rural Schools Caucus from 2004-2010.


Keefe earned both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. He has lived in Cheyenne Wells for 54 years.


Keefe’s appointment is effective Nov. 1.