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Gov. Hickenlooper announces several Board and Commission appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced appointments to several Boards and Commissions. The appointments were made to the Colorado Medical Board; the Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board; the Commission on Family Medicine; the Correctional Industries Advisory Committee; the Examining Board of Plumbers; the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness; the Interagency Coordinating Council; the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board; and the Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission.

 

The Colorado Medical Board reviews applications for medical licenses. In cases involving any professional or ethical violations of the Medical Practices Act, the board holds hearings and assists the state’s district attorneys in the prosecution of all persons, firms, associations, or corporations charged with improper conduct. The members appointed for terms expiring May 3, 2015:

 

  • Lynn Parry of Littleton, to serve as a doctor of medicine.
  • Michael Lee Raggio of Westminster, to serve as a doctor of medicine.
  • Stephen D. Schoenmakers, M.S. of Pueblo, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed.
  • Dr. Mark C. Watts of Denver, to serve as a doctor of medicine, reappointed.

 

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, 2014:

 

  • Julie A. Sanchez of Denver, to serve as a representative of the public.
  • Michael W. Shannon of Denver, to serve as a representative of local municipalities.

 

 

The Coal Mine Board of Examiners prepares and conducts examinations for all applicants to positions in coal mines that require certification under federal law. The Board issues certificates of competency to those who qualify. The Board also provides assistance in developing curricula for coal miner training programs. The appointment must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2013:

 

  • Alan Reed Bayles of Hotchkiss, a coal mine owner, operator, manager, or other mine official actively engaged in underground mining.

 

 

The Commission on Family Medicine works to ensure that family medicine residency programs meet the standards established by American medical association for residency training in family medicine. The Commission also monitors the state’s residency programs and locates specific areas of the state that are underserved by family physicians. The members appointed are:

 

  • James L. Helgoth of Boulder, to serve as a Democrat and health care consumer from the 2nd Congressional District, for a term expiring July 1, 2013.
  • Antonette DeLauro, Englewood, to serve as a Republican and health care consumer from the 6th Congressional District, for a term expiring July 1, 2014, reappointed.
  • Donna Jean Marshall of Golden, to serve as an Unaffiliated and health care consumer from the 7th Congressional District, for a term expiring July 1, 2014.
  • Spencer Kline Ericson of Longmont, to serve as a Republican and health care consumer from the 4th Congressional District, for a term expiring July 1, 2014.

 

The Correctional Industries Advisory Committee advises the directors of the program on the manufacture, distribution and private-sector impact of products produced by Correctional Industries.
The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 18, 2013:
 

 

  • Mike McRae Ham of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of organized labor.
  • Bryon White of Arvada, to serve as a representative of affected industries in the business community.
  • Sheriff James L. Beicker of Canon City, to serve as a representative of county sheriffs.
  • Douglas Scott Snyder of Canon City, to serve as a representative of affected industries in the business community, reappointed.
  • Neal Alden Hall of Penrose, to serve as a representative of organized labor, reappointed.

 

The Examining Board of Plumbers grants licenses to plumbers, and amends and enforces rules and regulations for the examination and licensure of plumbers. The appointment must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed with term expiring July 1, 2013:

 

  • James Vernon of Fountain, a Republican and member or employee of a local government agency conducting plumbing inspections.

 

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness promotes good life-long health and fitness habits by sponsoring educational and recreational events statewide. The members appointed with terms expiring Sept. 1, 2012:

 

  • Jeffrey A. Taylor of Denver, reappointed.
  • John C. Flerlage of Littleton, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 1, 2013:

 

  • Richard Anthony Smith of Denver, reappointed.
  • William J. Corbett of Castle Rock
  • Andrew M. Freeman of Denver
  • Arlene M. Zaffle of Aurora
  • Julie Ann Hill of Denver
  • Kurt August Weinreich of Denver
  • August Robert Piernik of Denver
  • Lauren Ashley Shahnazarian McKissick of Denver
  • Christopher John Cain of Littleton
  • Paula J. Neubert of Elizabeth
  • Alexandre Marx Carneiro of Denver
  • Clayton Edward Ellis of Aurora
  • Daniel S. Ward of Denver
  • April Charmaine of Denver

 

The Interagency Coordinating Council advises the Colorado Department of Education on implementation of the Education of the Handicapped Act amendments of 1986. These amendments relate to the support and services for infants and toddlers with disabilities, and their families. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2012:

 

  • Dee Ann Westfall of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of a parent of infant or toddler with disabilities, reappointed.
  • Rosie Moreno of Vail, to serve as a representative of a head start agency.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2013:

 

  • Yvette Faye Plummer of Aurora, to serve as a representative of a parent of infant or toddler with disabilities, reappointed.
  • Darcie Jean Peacock of Parker, to serve as a representative of a provider of early intervention services.
  • Sen. Irene Aguilar, M.D. of Denver, to serve as a state legislator.
  • Alex Albin Roitz, III of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of a parent of infant or toddler with disabilities.
  • Geraldine A. Wesson of Delta, to serve as a representative of a rural parent of infant or toddler with disabilities.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring at the pleasure of the Governor:

 

  • Ashante C. Butcher of Denver, to serve as a representative from the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care.
  • Amanda K. Belles of Denver, to serve as a representative from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
  • Penelope Lee Dell of Golden, to serve as a representative from the Colorado Department of Education.
  • Jane E. Gerberding of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

 

The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board works to provide policy guidance and advice for development and implementation of the Colorado Pollution Prevention Program. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2014:

 

  • Todd Genovese of Westminster, to serve as a representative of business.
  • Jarrett N. Smith of Denver, to serve as a representative of higher education.
  • Kim Hargraves Tyrrell of Denver, to serve as a representative of environmental groups.

 

The member appointed for a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor:

 

  • Hillary Merrill Dobos of Denver, to serve as an ex-officio member representing the Governor’s Energy Office.

 

The Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission makes rules and regulations for the handling, storage and transportation of hazardous wastes in the State of Colorado. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 1, 2014:

 

  • Roger L. Freeman of Denver, to serve as a representative of the academic community and as a Democrat, reappointed.
  • Aleksandr “Alek” M. Orloff of Denver, to serve as a public member and as an Unaffiliated, reappointed.
  • John Harrison Kehoe of Centennial, to serve as a representative of the regulated community and as an Unaffiliated.

 

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

 

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