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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commission appointments

DENVER — Monday, July 9, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Board and Commission appointments today. The appointments were to the Parks and Wildlife Commission; the Colorado Natural Areas Council; and the Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities.

 

The Parks and Wildlife Commission is responsible for perpetuating the wildlife resources of the state, providing a quality state parks system and providing enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreations opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado natural resources. The appointment must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2013 are:

• Jeanne Horne of Meeker, as a representative of sports persons and outfitters and west of the Continental Divide.
• James C. Pribyl of Boulder, as a member at large.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2014 are:

• John Singletary of Pueblo, as a representative of sports persons.
• Kenneth “Mark” Smith of Center, as a member at large.
• Robert “Dean” Wingfield of Vernon, as a representative of agriculture.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015 are:

• Christopher James Castilian of Denver, as a representative of outdoor recreation and utilizes parks resources.
• William G. Kane of Basalt, as a representative of outdoor recreation and utilizes parks resources.
• Gaspar Perricone of Denver, as a representative of sports persons.

 

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

• Robert William Bray of Redvale, as a representative of agriculture and west of the Continental Divide.
• Michelle Zimmerman of Breckenridge, as a representative of a non-profit organization that promotes conservation and recognizes non-consumptive wildlife use, and west of the Continental Divide.
• James Vigil of Trinidad, as a representative of agriculture.

 

The Colorado Natural Areas Council advises the Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources on the administration of the Colorado Natural Areas Program and approves the registration and designation of natural areas by Department of Natural Resources. The member appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2016 is:

• Dorothea Farris of Carbondale, to serve as a member with interest in the preservation of natural areas.

 

The Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities counsels the Department of Human Services on the licensing of child care facilities which includes day care centers, family care homes, residential child care facilities and camps. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2013 are:

• Constance A. Vigil of Denver, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Human Services, reappointed.
• Gabriela Patricia Garcia of Lakewood, to serve as parent representative.
• Ronne M. Hines of Centennial, to serve as a parent representative.
• Faye E. Griffin of Arvada, to serve as a local elected official.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2014, are:

• Joan M. Gabrielson of Centennial, to serve as a provider of residential child care, reappointed.
• David A. Secunda of Boulder, to serve as a day camp provider, reappointed.
• Sandra Smyser of Eagle, to serve as a licensed child care provider.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015, are:

• Lily Nie of Centennial, to serve as a licensed child care provider, reappointed.
• Therese Michele Pilonetti of Denver, to serve as a representative of a state agency with an interest in and concern for children.
• Ross M. Wright of Colorado Springs, to serve as a licensed child care provider, reappointed.

 

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

 

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