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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER ­— Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Board of Registered Psychotherapists; the Colorado Banking Board; the Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors; the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board; the State Board of Addiction Counselors Examiners; the State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners; the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners; the State Board of Plumbers; the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission; the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board; 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, 2013:

· Lisa L. Schrader of Littleton, to serve as a professional member and to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Bobbi I. Thompson of Aurora.

 

The Colorado Banking Board is the policy-making and rule-making authority for the division of banking and has the authority to make all final decisions with respect to the taking of possession, liquidation or reorganization of banks. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2015:

· Diane S. Barrett of Denver, to serve as a representative of the public, and occasioned by the resignation of Adam P. Coyle of Parker.

 

The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2016:

· Ashley John Burt of Gunnison, to serve as a representative of bankers.

 

The Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors sets and administers policies regarding expenditures from the Colorado Travel and Tourism Fund for promoting travel and tourism and related activities that benefit the state. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring June 1, 2014:

· Robert Stinchcomb of Lafayette, to serve as an at-large member from tourism-based industries.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 1, 2016:

· Troy Allan Rarick of Fruita, to serve as a representative of tourism-related retail industry, small community and small business, reappointed.
· Christian M. Knapp of Basalt, to serve as a representative of the ski industry.
· Steven Craig Kaverman of Canon City, to serve as a representative of private travel attractions and casinos.

 

The Peace Officers Standards and Training Board oversees the certification of training programs, training academies and instructors of police officer candidates. The Board also certifies qualified peace officers. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2015:

· James F. Faull of Lamar, an active sheriff from a county in this state, reappointed.
· Kirk M. Taylor of Rye, an active sheriff from a county in this state, reappointed.
· Daniel J. Oates of Aurora, to serve as a police chief, reappointed.
· Mark R. Beckner of Longmont, and to serve as a police chief, reappointed.

 

The State Board of Addiction Counselors Examiners is responsible for regulating addiction counselors.  The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2015:

· Lola M. Fehr of Greeley, to serve as a public member, and occasioned by the resignation of Melissa Fox of Denver.

 

The State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners adopts rules and regulations, conducts examinations and grants or denies licenses. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 31, 2016:

· Kris Mackey of Golden, to serve as a licensed professional counselor, reappointed;
· Edward Peter Cannon of Denver, to serve as a licensed professional counselor.
· Jacline L. Harriman of Colorado Springs, to serve as a licensed professional counselor.

 

The State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners adopts rules and regulations for this profession, conducts examinations and grants or denies licenses. The members appointed for terms expiring July 31, 2016 are:

· Jeanette Troncoso of Centennial, to serve as a marriage and family therapist.
· James J. Ungvarsky of Colorado Springs, to serve as a marriage and family therapist.

 

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 for a term expiring July 1, 2016:

· Anthony John Shaffer of Florence, a plumbing contractor engaged in the construction of residential or commercial buildings.

 

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission recommends candidates to serve as judges for the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. The chief justice of the Supreme Court chairs the commission and is a non-voting member. This commission includes one citizen admitted to practice law in Colorado and one citizen not admitted to practice law residing in each of the state’s seven congressional districts, and one additional citizen not admitted to practice law in Colorado. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2017:

· Kim Brian Childs of Hotchkiss, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated member from the 3rd Congressional District.

 

The Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board establishes rules and regulations concerning the application, admission to the exam, and issuance of certificates to operators of water and wastewater treatment plants. The members appointed with terms effective Sept. 4, 2012 and expiring June 30, 2016:

· Richard V. Hayes of Pueblo West, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Rural Water Association.
· Timothy Grotheer of Elizabeth, to serve as a city manager, manager of special districts or utility manager in a city, county, or city and county that operates a domestic water or wastewater treatment facility.
· Ron Falco of Highlands Ranch, to serve as the representative from the Department of Public Health and Environment.
· Robin Joyce Schiro of Pagosa Springs, to serve as a representative with various interests in the water and wastewater facility certification program, west of the Continental Divide.

 

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 state. The appointment must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring Feb. 15, 2015:

· Mark Thomas Pifher of Colorado Springs, and occasioned by the resignation of John L. Klomp of Pueblo.

 

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

 

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