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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, July 30, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the 20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission; the Board of Assessments and Appeals; the Board of Registered Psychotherapists; the Charter School Institute Board; the Child Support Commission; the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice; the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority Board or Directors; the Collection Agency Board; the Early Childhood Leadership Commission; the Emergency Planning Commission; the Justice Assistance Grant Board; the Public School Capital Construction Assistance Board; the Securities Board; the State Board of Nursing; the State Board of Parole; the State Board of Psychologist Examiners; the State Board of Social Work Examiners; the State Board of Veterinary Medicine; and the Transportation Commission.

 

The 20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission provides voters with fair, responsible and constructive evaluations of judges and justices seeking retention. The results also provide judges with information to help improve their professional skills as judicial officers. The member appointed for a term expiring Nov. 30, 2015:

  • Shannon Stevenson of Louisville, to serve as an attorney and occasioned by the resignation of Colleen O’Lauglin of Boulder.

 

The Board of Assessment Appeals hears appeals filed by real and personal property owners on the valuation placed on their property. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate.

The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Debra Ann Baumbach of Littleton, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2014:

  • MaryKay Kelley of Silverthorne, reappointed.

  • Ann Louesa Maricle of Denver, reappointed.

  • Gregg A. Near of Lakewood, reappointed.

  • Amy J. Williams of Hayden, to serve as a representative engaged in agricultural, reappointed.

  • Brooke Blair Leer of Greenwood Village, reappointed.

 

The Board of Registered Psychotherapists licenses and hears complaints about psychotherapists. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Lisa L. Schrader of Littleton, to serve as a professional member, reappointed.

 

The Charter School Institute Board fosters high-quality public school choices offered through institute charter schools, including particularly schools for at-risk students.The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Cecilia K. Sanchez de Ortiz of Denver, to serve as a member with other board or public service experience and as a Democrat, reappointed.

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  • Patricia Mae Chlouber of Leadville, to serve as a member who has experience as a public school teacher and as a Republican, reappointed.

 

The Child Support Commission reviews the child support guidelines and is required to issue a report every four years to the governor and the General Assembly of the results of the review of child support guidelines and any recommended statutory changes.

The member appointed for a term expiring July 7, 2015:

  • Elizabeth D. Leith of Denver, to serve as a representative of the judiciary and the Colorado Bar Association, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 7, 2016:

  • Christina K. Eigel of Monument, to serve as a representative from interested parties.

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  • Pauline Burton of Arvada, to serve as a parent representative, reappointed.

  • Gina B. Weitzenkorn of Denver, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Bar Association and as a joint custodial parent, reappointed.

  • Yvonne England Zuber of Englewood, to serve as a certified public accountant.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 7, 2017:

  • Amy Maureen Leif of Arvada, to serve as a child support liaison to the judicial department, reappointed.

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  • Emily Kreutz Maxfield of Centennial, to serve as a representative of the judiciary, the Colorado Bar Association and as a parent of an intact family.

  • Patricia Joyce Rosales-Chavez of Thornton, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Bar Association and as an interested party.

  • Joanne Perkins Sprouse of Breckenridge, to serve as a director of a county department of social services.

  • Jennifer B. Torrington of Denver, to serve as a representative of the judiciary and an intact family.

  • Andrea Koppenhofer of Windsor, to serve as a representative of the judiciary and parent of an intact family.

 

The Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice is comprised of experts in criminal justice, corrections, mental health, drug abuse, victims’ rights, higher education, juvenile justice, local government and other pertinent disciplines. The commission was formed to engage in an evidence-based analysis of the criminal justice system in Colorado and annually report to the governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court.

The member appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2015:

  • Sallie Iris Clark of Colorado Springs, to serve as a county commissioner.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2016:

  • Kevin L. Paletta of Littleton, to serve as a representative from a police department.

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  • Joseph K. Pelle of Longmont, to serve as a representative from a sheriff’s department.

  • Jeff W. McDonald of Evergreen, to serve as an expert in juvenile justice issues.

 

The Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority Board or Directors issues bonds to provide affordable financing for educational and cultural buildings and equipment owned by non-profit institutions. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2017:

  • William T. Pound of Castle Pines.

  • Dan Jay Wilson of Broomfield.

 

The Collection Agency Board makes recommendations on the licensing of collection agencies and investigates complaints against them.The members appointed for terms expiring April 30, 2016:

  • Rebecca Ann Klinger of Loveland, to serve as a representative of a collection business.

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  • Jordan Marie Sauers of Northglenn, to serve as a representative of the public.

 

The Early Childhood Leadership Commission promotes the coordination of policies and procedures that affect the health and well-being of Colorado children. A bipartisan public-private partnership of state leaders and decision makers, the commission seeks to improve outcomes for young children ages birth to eight and their families by advancing the alignment, coordination and efficiency of programs and services.

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015:

  • Joseph A. Garcia of Pueblo, to serve as Co-Chair and a representative of a public entity, reappointed.

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  • Anna Jo Haynes of Denver, to serve as a representative of early childhood supports and services and as Co-Chair, reappointed.

  • Charlotte M. Brantley of Golden, to serve as a representative of providers of early childhood supports and services, reappointed.

  • Elsa I. Holguin of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of foundations and nonprofits for early childhood, reappointed.

  • Maria Alicia Wagar of Center, to serve as a parent and consumer of early childhood supports and services, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Barbara Barnes Grogan of Denver, to serve as a representative of the local business community, and as Co Chair.

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  • Carrie Lolette “Letty” Bass of Denver, to serve as a representative of foundations and nonprofits for early childhood.

  • Andres Chaparro of Denver, to serve as a representative of the local business community.

  • Charlotte E. Ciancio of Broomfield, to serve as a representative of local school districts.
  • Anne Weidner Anderson of Denver, to serve as a representative of foundations and nonprofits for early childhood.

  • Douglas H. Clements of Denver, to serve as a representative of foundations and nonprofits for early childhood.

  • Thomas Crawford Davidson of Dillon, to serve as a representative of local government.

  • Richard Lorin Garcia of Erie, to serve as a consumer of early childhood support services.

  • Patricia Marie Smith Perry of South Fork, to serve as a representative of the local public health community.

  • Susan J. Steele of Aurora, to serve as a representative of foundations and nonprofits for early childhood.

 

The Emergency Planning Commission conducts assessments of available resources and identifies methods needed to utilize the available resources at the federal, state and local levels to react in emergency response situations. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015:

  • Roy V. Rudisill of Greeley, to serve as a representative of a local emergency planning committee, reappointed.

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  • Stephen D. Riner of Pueblo, to serve as a representative of the affected industry, reappointed.

  • Patricia Gail Williams of Castle Rock, to serve as a representative of a community group, reappointed.

  • Gwen Alexandra Lachelt of Durango, to serve as a representative of local government.

 

The Justice Assistance Grant Board advises the Division of Criminal Justice on issues related to federal block grant monies designated to improve the criminal justice system and reduce drug abuse and violent crimes. The members appointed for terms expiring July 31, 2016:

  • William Heman Housley of Granby, reappointed.

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  • Paul B. Zuber of Firestone.

  • Kirk M. Taylor of Rye.

 

The Public School Capital Construction Assistance Board was established to protect the health and safety of students, teachers, and other persons using public school facilities and maximize student achievement by ensuring that the condition and capacity of public school facilities are sufficient to provide a safe and un-crowded environment that is conducive to students’ learning.

The member appointed for a term expiring July 22, 2014:

  • Timothy John Reed of Highlands Ranch, to serve as an engineer whose professional practice at the time of appointment includes public school facilities engineering or who has recent experience in public school facilities engineering, and occasioned by the resignation of Peter R. Jefferson of Littleton.

 

The member appointed for a term expiring July 22, 2015:

  • Matthew Donald Throop of Berthoud, to serve as a construction manager who at the time of appointment manages public school facilities construction projects or who has recent experience managing such projects.

 

The Securities Board aids and advises the securities commissioner in the promulgation of rules, issuance of orders, formulation of policies, the setting of fees and with other issues affecting the division of securities and securities regulation in the state.The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate.The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Scott R. Saltzman of Denver, a certified public accountant, reappointed.

 

The State Board of Nursing examines and licenses registered and practical nurses. It approves nursing programs and standards, and investigates complaints filed against nurses.

The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2014:

  • Nancy Marie Riordan Kunzie of Denver, to serve as a member of the public and occasioned by the resignation of Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins of Highlands Ranch.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Victoria I. Erickson of Denver, to serve as a licensed professional nurse who is registered as an advance practice nurse, reappointed.

  • Theresa Lee Cure of Kersey, to serve as a licensed practical nurse in a rural hospital engaged in the practice of practical nursing, reappointed.

  • Matthew Paul Fogel of Aurora, to serve as a licensed professional nurse engaged in nursing service administration.

 

The State Board of Parole holds hearings and considers applications for parole, and conducts all proceedings involving revocation of parole. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed effective July 15, 2013 for terms expiring July 1, 2015:

  • Brandon Cary Shaffer of Longmont, to serve as Chairperson of the State Board of Parole.

  • Rebecca Lynn Oakes of Denver, to serve as Vice Chairperson of the State Board of Parole.

 

The State Board of Psychologist Examiners reviews applicants for licensure and issues a license to those who those who meet the requirements to be a psychologist in Colorado.

The member appointed for a term expiring May 31, 2014:

  • Jessica Torbin of Denver, to serve as a representative of the general public and occasioned by the resignation of Christopher C. Dopke of Denver.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring May 31, 2017:

  • Jermaine A. Carroll of Centennial, to serve as a representative of the general public, reappointed.

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  • Cynthia Merritt Brooks of Colorado Springs, to serve as a psychologist.

 

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:

  • Marlo J. Greer of Denver, to serve as a member of the public and occasioned by the resignation of Sherry A. Caloia of Glenwood Springs.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2017:

  • Anne Lauren Polyzou of Denver, to serve as a professional member, reappointed.

  • Jon Marie Broz of Denver, to serve as a licensed clinical social worker.

 

The State Board of Veterinary Medicine conducts professional examinations and grants licenses for veterinarians. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2017:

  • Joseph Bryan Barker of Pueblo, to serve as a consumer.

  • Kristin G. Woestehoff of Monument, to serve as a veterinarian, reappointed.

 

The Transportation Commission formulates general policy for the Colorado Department of Transportation with respect to the management, construction and maintenance of public highways and other transportation systems in the state. The commission also works to assure that the preservation and enhancement of Colorado’s environment, safety, mobility and economics is considered in the planning of all transportation projects. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate.

The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2015:

  • Douglas E. Aden of Grand Junction, to serve as a commissioner from the 7th Transportation District, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Shannon Margaret Gifford of Denver, to serve as a commissioner from the 1st Transportation District.

  • Gary Michael Reiff of Englewood, to serve as a commissioner from the 3rd Transportation District, reappointed.

  • Sidny Kay Zink of Durango, to serve as a commissioner from the 8th Transportation District.

 

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

 

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