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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Wednesday, July 31, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Coal Mining Board of Examiners; the Colorado Banking Board; the Colorado Limited Gaming Commission; the Colorado Lottery Commission; the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board; and the Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission.

 

The Coal Mine Board of Examiners prepares and conducts examinations for all applicants to positions in coal mines that require certification under federal law. The board issues certificates of competency to those who qualify and provides assistance in developing curricula for coal miner training programs. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Alan Reed Bayles of Hotchkiss, to serve as a coal mine owner, operator, manager or other mine official actively engaged in underground mining, reappointed.

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  • Geral Justin Fedinec of Craig, to serve as a coal mine owner, operator, manager or other mine official actively engaged in surface mining industry, reappointed.

 

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 members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • John R. Dye of Denver, to serve as a representative of a money transmitter organization licensed pursuant to Article 52 of Title 12.

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  • James L. Basey of Denver, to serve as an executive officer of a state bank, with not less than five years’ practical experience as an active executive officer of a bank, reappointed.

  • Emily S. Robinson of Golden, to serve as an executive officer of a state bank, with not less than five years’ practical experience as an active executive officer of a bank, reappointed.

 

The Colorado Limited Gaming Commission adopts and enforces rules and regulations for the establishment and operation of gambling in the towns of Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Douglas N. Darr of Thornton, to serve as a member from the 7th Congressional District, a representative of law enforcement and as a Democrat, reappointed.

 

The Colorado Lottery Commission governs the operation of the lottery and conducts hearings on granting or suspending licenses for lottery sales.The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Charles Dennis Maes of Pueblo, to serve as an attorney admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for not less than five years.

 

The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board works to provide policy guidance and advice for development and implementation of the Colorado Pollution Prevention Program. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Elizabeth J. Chacon of Northglenn, to serve as a representative of business, reappointed.

  • Karen J. Hancock of Denver, to serve as a representative of local government, reappointed.

  • William L. Hayes of Boulder, to serve as a representative of local government, reappointed.

  • Kathryn M. Navin of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of environmental groups.

  • David R. Stewart of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of business, reappointed.

  • Andrew Bernard Flynn of Golden, to serve as a representative of business.

  • Bradley W. Kieding of Denver, to serve as a representative of business.

  • Mary Jo Lockbaum of Brighton, to serve as a representative of business.

  • Lindsay Reed Weber of Westminster, to serve as a representative of business.

  • Patricia Helen Mason of Denver, to serve as a representative of environmental groups.

  • Lisa V. Bardwell of Denver, to serve as a representative of community groups.

  • Matthew Cook “Quint” Redmond V of Golden, to serve as a representative of agriculture.

  • Thomas Edwards Riggle of Denver, to serve as a representative of local government.

 

The Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission makes rules and regulations for the handling, storage and transportation of hazardous wastes. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 1, 2016:

  • Cameron L. Garcia of Fruita, to serve as a representative from the regulated community and as a Republican.

  • Randall Mack Weiner of Boulder, to serve as a member of the public and as a Democrat.

  • Christopher J. Neumann of Denver, to serve as a representative of the academic community and as a Republican, reappointed.

 

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

 

 

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