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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commission appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, July 3, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Board and Commission appointments today. The appointments were to the Board of Registered Psychotherapists; the State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Advisory Council; the State Board of Social Work Examiners; the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Council; the Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board; the Colorado Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors; the State Capitol Building Advisory Committee; the Board of Trustees for Colorado Mesa University; the Education Data Subcommittee of the Government Data Advisory Board; the Colorado Beef Council Authority Board of Directors and the Water Quality Control Commission.

 

The Board of Registered Psychotherapists licenses and hears complaints about psychotherapists. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2014 is:

• Pamela Collins, BSN, RN, of Bennett, a public member.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016 are:

• Caprece Byrd of Aurora, a professional member.
• Debbie Stafford of Aurora, a professional member.
• Michael O’Muireadhaigh of Highlands Ranch, a public member.

 

The State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Advisory Council advises the Department of Public Health on all matters relating to emergency medical and trauma services programs. The council’s duties include developing curricula for the training of emergency medical personnel, establishing requirements for ambulance vehicles and services and determining the eligibility of facilities to receive trauma center designation. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015 are:

• Lew Gaiter III of Fort Collins, to serve as a county commissioner from an urban county and as a Republican, reappointed.
• Christine Doris Darr, M.D., Englewood, a board-certified physician certified in pediatrics.
• Steven Wayne Hilley of Steamboat Springs, a registered nurse involved in rural emergency medical and trauma services care.
• John Harney, FACHE, of Denver, to serve as an administrative representation of an urban trauma center.
• Richard A. Martin of Arvada, a fire chief of a service that provides pre-hospital care in an urban area.
• Roger J. Nagy, M.D., of Colorado Springs, a board-certified surgeon providing trauma care at a Level II trauma center.
• Dennis George Vollmer, M.D., FAANS of Englewood, a board-certified surgeon providing trauma care at a Level II trauma center.
• Carl Lee Smith of Redstone, to serve as a general public representative from a rural area.

 

The State Board of Social Work Examiners licenses social workers in Colorado and conducts hearings concerning complaints against licensed social workers. The member appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2014 is:

• MaryAnn Roldan, Ed. D, of Pueblo, to serve as a public member.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2016, are:

• John Forrest Dick, LCSW, of Woodland Park, to serve as a licensed clinical social worker.
• Adam J. Espinosa of Denver, to serve as a representative of the general public.

 

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Council advises the Division of Criminal Justice and the governor on matters pertaining to juvenile justice in Colorado. They also assist, review and approve the annual Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Plan. The members appointed effective July 31, 2012 for terms expiring July 31, 2016, are:

• William Calvin Hays of Grand Junction, to serve as a representative of profit/non-profit organizations.
• Christine Rankin Harms of Boulder, to serve as an expert on school/youth violence.
• Esther Eileen Cho of Centennial, to serve as a representative of Guardian ad Litems.
• Ernest Domingo House of Aurora, to serve as a representative of the Tribal/Four Corners area.
• Amanda M. Brooke of Carbondale, to serve as a representative of public agencies focused on substance abuse.
• Linda A. Nordin, LCSW, of Littleton, to serve as a representative of public agencies focused on mental health.
• Robert N. Reynolds of Glenwood Springs, to serve as a youth member.

 

The Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board shall routinely interact and communicate 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, 2015 are:

• Laura L. Rogers of Brighton, to serve as a representative of depository institutions.
• John L. Webster of Manitou Springs, to serve as a representative of depository institutions.
• Sheriff Larry Kuntz of Akron, to serve as a representative of a sheriff’s department.

 

The Colorado Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors regulates the practice of those professions. Its responsibilities encompass the evaluation of whether applicants are minimally qualified for licensure, the examination of such applicants, licensing, license renewal, setting policy with regard to the practice of the profession, consideration of complaints against licensees and those who may have practiced without a license, and disciplining those who have not complied with the law. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2015 is:

• Jeffrey Wayne Olsen of Elbert, a member of the public, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016, are:

• Dan C. Donegon of Colorado Springs, a professional engineer, reappointed.
• Neville Frank “Bud” Gaines of Parker, a professional engineer.
• Scott C. Sandberg of Denver, a member of the public.

 

The State Capitol Building Advisory Committee reviews, advises and makes recommendations to the Capitol Development Committee with respect to plans to restore, redecorate and reconstruct space within the public and ceremonial areas of the state capitol. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2014, is:

• Douglas S. Walter of Denver, to serve as an architect.

 

The Board of Trustees for Colorado Mesa University makes policy for the school and oversees its operation. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2015 is:

• Betty Cox Bechtel of Grand Junction.

 

The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2016, is:

• Bror Douglas Quimby of Colorado Springs.

 

The Education Data Subcommittee of the Government Data Advisory Board has the following duties: recommends protocols and procedures for sharing education data; recommends appropriate information technology and reporting formats for education data; recommends data element standards for individual student records; recommends electronic standards by which charter schools, school districts, boards of cooperative services, the Department of Education, the Department of Higher Education, and state institutions of higher education may share data currently being shared through other means; and recommends the design and continuing development of a statewide comprehensive P-20 education data system. The member appointed for a term expiring Aug. 24, 2015 is:

• Jeremy E. Felker of Littleton, a person serving on the Education Data Advisory Committee, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 24, 2016 are:

• Jeffery W. McDonald of Evergreen, a person with expertise in data sharing by education agencies, and who is representative of nonprofit advocacy groups that work in children’s issues and routinely request data from state agencies, reappointed.
• Danielle Lynne Butler of Louisville, a person with expertise in data sharing by education agencies, and who is representative of early childhood councils.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 24, 2017 are:

• Patrick J. Burns of Fort Collins, a person with expertise in data sharing by education agencies, and who is representative of the governing boards of the state institutions of higher education, reappointed.
• Pamela R. Buckley of Golden, a person with expertise in data sharing by education agencies, and who is representative of institutions of higher education or nongovernmental organizations that, in the course of conducting research, routinely request data from state agencies, reappointed.
• Julia A. Ouska of Elizabeth, a person with expertise in data sharing by education agencies, and a representative of information officers employed within the state system of community and technical colleges.

 

The members appointed to serve at the pleasure of the governor are:

• Daniel Charles Carroll of Denver, a person who is serving on a school district board of education in the state.
• Joshua Christopher Allen of Denver, an employee of a school district in the state who has expertise in data sharing and information technology.
• Daniel E. Domagala of Denver, a representative from the Government Data Advisory Board selected from the Department of Education, reappointed.
• Beth Bean of Denver, a representative from the Government Data Advisory Board selected from the Department of Higher Education.
• Ronald M. Ozga of Pine, a representative from the Government Data Advisory Board selected from the Department of Human Services.
 

 

The Colorado Beef Council Authority Board of Directors researches beef production methods, advancements and other matters with economic impacts upon the beef industry and makes this information available to interested parties. The Colorado Beef Council Authority works to promote the increased consumption of Colorado beef. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016 are:

• Sallie R. Miller of Briggsdale, to serve as a cattle grower and a Republican.
• John Flynn of Windsor, to serve as a processor, a distributor and as an Unaffiliated.

 

The Water Quality Control Commission is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive and effective program for prevention, control and abatement of water pollution of the waters throughout the entire state. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Feb. 15, 2015, are:

• John L. Klomp of Pueblo, reappointed.
• Mary Beth Fabisiak of Lakewood.
• Jon Slutsky of Wellington.

 

For more information on Boards and Commissions, click here or e-mail boards@state.co.us.

 

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