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Gov. Hickenlooper announces several Board and Commission appointments

DENVER — Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced appointments to various Boards and Commissions. The appointments were made to the Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit; the Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board; the Court Security Cash Fund Commission; the Financial Services Board; the Historic Preservation State Review Board; and the State Board of Veterinary Medicine.

 

The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit advises and consults with the assistant attorney general concerning the Attorney General’s powers under the consumer credit code. The member appointed for a term expiring Sept.30, 2013:
 

• Jose L. Vasquez of Highlands Ranch, to serve as Chair.
 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 30, 2015:
• Hollie R. Stevenson of Denver, to serve as a representative of the public.
• Bruce Raymond Gillooly of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of the consumer credit industry.
• Christopher J. Sulley of Denver, to serve as a representative of the consumer credit industry.
 

 

The Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board routinely interacts and communicates with local authorities and constituent groups to increase awareness of the board, the Colorado Fraud Investigators unit, and to further its purposes and those of law enforcement and prosecutors. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2014:
 

• Kathryn A. Carrol of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of consumers or victims advocates.
• Keith Andrew Lopis of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of depository institutions.
• City of Boulder’s Chief of Police, Mark R. Beckner of Firestone, to serve as a representative of local police department.
• Michael Allen Stefanich of Castle Pines, to serve as a representative of payment processors.
 

 

The main goal of the Court Security Cash Fund Commission is to provide supplemental funding for ongoing security for the state court facilities in various capacities such as staffing, equipment, training, etc. Although the responsibility for providing security for state court facilities lies with the county governments, the current variation in funds available per county may not allow for proper security measures to be met in each county. The commission shall include, at all times, at least one representative from a county with a population above, and at least one representative from a county with a population below the median population for Colorado, as determined by the most recent data published by the Department of Local Affairs. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2014:
 

• Hon. Nancy Jackson of Aurora, to serve as a representative of an association that represents county commissioners who are recommended by the association.
• Sheriff Charles R. Urbach of Haxton, to serve as a representative of an association that represents county sheriffs who are recommended by the association.
 

 

The Financial Services Board is the policy-making and rule-making authority for the Division of Financial Services. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015:
 

• Claudia J. Milan of Arvada, to serve as an executive officer of a state credit union and as a Democrat.
• Horacio Peralta of Denver, to serve as an executive officer of a state credit union and as a Democrat.
 

 

The Historic Preservation State Review Board approves National Register nominations. The Board also reviews the State Historic Preservation Officer’s recommendations for national landmarks and provides general advice, guidance and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer in carrying out the duties and responsibilities authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act. The members appointed for terms expiring Jan. 1, 2014:
 

• Jill H. Seyfarth of Durango, to serve as a member of the public.
• John M. Dale of Aurora, to serve as a recognized professional in the field of history.
• Melanie R. Short of Denver, to serve as a member of the public.
• Carrie Katherine Miller of Lafayette, to serve as a recognized professional in the field of architectural history.
• Margaret Ann Mullins of Aspen, to serve as a member of the public.
• Mary J. Brennan of Denver, to serve as a member of the public.
 

 

The State Board of Veterinary Medicine conducts professional examinations and grants licenses for veterinarians. The member appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2013:
 

• Sue Ellen Frederick of Parker, to serve as a consumer.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2015:
• Dr. Kim H. Stone of Denver, to serve as a veterinarian.

• Dr. Kenneth B. Johnson of Gunnison, to serve as a veterinarian.

 

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

 

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