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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

DENVER — Friday, March 22, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Colorado HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Coalition; the Colorado Historical Records and Advisory Board; the Colorado Podiatry Board; the Colorado State Child Fatality Prevention Review Team; the Commission on Family Medicine; the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District; the Sickle Cell Anemia Advisory Board; and the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education.

 

The Colorado HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Coalition serves as an expert resource for providing advice and information to CDPHE on issues, trends, needs and resources pertaining to HIV/AIDS in the promotion of effective HIV prevention and care programs. The Coalition will advise CDPHE on both scientific and policy issues, including those related to treatment and access to medical care for persons in Colorado living with HIV/AIDS. 

The member appointed for a term expiring Feb. 27, 2014:

  • Lucretia Robinson of Pueblo, and occasioned by the resignation of Roseanne G. Prieto, of Aurora.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Feb. 27, 2016:

  • Barbara Cardell of Boulder, to serve as a consumer, reappointed.
  • Robin A. Valdez of Denver, reappointed.
  • Scott Leigh Griffin of Boulder.
  • Darrell J. Vigil of Denver.

 

The Colorado Historical Records and Advisory Board advises the governor on all aspects of historical records housed within the State of Colorado and develops state guidelines for historical records projects in accordance with the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 1, 2014:

  • Emory Jay Trask of Greeley, reappointed.
  • Johanna Lois Jaeggli Harden of Parker.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept. 1, 2015

  • Jacilyn Erickson Spuhler of Glenwood Springs, reappointed.
  • Daniel B. Cordova of Littleton.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept.1, 2016:

  • Kirsten H. Christensen of Golden.
  • Beverly B. Allen of Westcliffe.
  • Christine A. Bradley of Georgetown.

 

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept.1, 2017:

  • Duncan O. McCollum of Lakewood, reappointed.
  • Virginia Sanchez of Denver.
  • Janet Lynn Bishop of Fort Collins.
  • George F. Orlowski of Berthoud, to represent Colorado State Archives and serve as Chair.

 

The Colorado Podiatry Board conducts examinations and institutes hearings to revoke, suspend, deny or reissue licenses. The member appointed for a term expiring March 17, 2017:

  • Dr. Hani Saeed of Highlands Ranch to serve as a podiatrist, reappointed.

 

The Colorado State Child Fatality Prevention Review Team reviews specified deaths of children from birth to 18 years of age involving circumstances in which the children are receiving services from a county department or in which there has been a report of suspected abuse or neglect in order to develop a community approach to the problem of child abuse and neglect.

The member appointed for a term expiring Sept. 1, 2014:

  • Robert Curtis Gaiser of Broomfield, to serve as a representative of local government, and occasioned by the resignation of the Hon. Janet Lynn Rowland of Grand Junction.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Sept.1, 2015:

  • James Eldan Crone of Fort Morgan, to serve as a sheriff who represents the county sheriffs within the state, and represents a rural area of the state, reappointed;
  • Leora Joseph of Denver, to serve as a district attorney.
  • Rebecca Rae Wiggins of Denver, to serve as an attorney who represents county attorneys within the state who practice in the area of dependency and neglect, reappointed.
  • Michael A. Ensminger of Divide, to serve as a sheriff who represents the county sheriffs within the state.
  • Kathleen Moore of Littleton, to serve as a representative of local fire department employees within the state.
  • Elise Hayes Peterson of Denver, to serve as a representative of nurses who specialize in traumatic injury or children’s death.

 

The Commission on Family Medicine works to ensure 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, effective July 1, 2013, for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • James L. Helgoth of Boulder, to serve as a health care consumer from the 2nd Congressional District and as a Democrat, reappointed.
  • Freddie L. Jaquez of Alamosa, to serve as a health care consumer from the 3rd Congressional District and as a Democrat.
  • Doris Leigh Ralston of Colorado Springs, to serve as a health care consumer from the 5th Congressional District and as a Republican.

 

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District preserves and develops scientific and cultural facilities for the economic development and tourism to maintain and promote such facilities. The member appointed for a term expiring May 15, 2015:

  • Elaine D. Torres of Denver.

 

The Sickle Cell Anemia Advisory Board uses the existing staff and facilities of the University of Colorado School of Medicine to establish programs and conduct research for the care and treatment of persons suffering from sickle-cell anemia. The board represents hospitals, voluntary agencies interested in sickle-cell anemia, medical specialists in sickle-cell anemia patient care and the general public.

The member appointed for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2014:

  • Sean Patrick Rose of Boulder, to serve as a member from the general public, and occasioned by the resignation of Cynthia L. Simmons of Denver.

 

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

  • Fay Bernadette West of Centennial, to serve as a medical specialist in Sickle-Cell Anemia patient care.

 

The member appointed for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2017:

  • Carol Susan Walton of Arvada to serve as a medical specialist in sickle-cell anemia patient care.

 

The Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education is comprised of three members each from 13 western states. The commission studies the needs of professional and graduate educational facilities in this region, the resources for meeting such needs and the long-range effects of the commission’s findings on higher education. Each state’s commissioners submit a report to their Governor and General Assembly. The member appointed for a term expiring March 28, 2017:

  • Loretta Patricia Martinez of Denver.

 

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

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