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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Arkansas River Compact Administration; the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Major League Stadium District Authority; the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council; the Conservation Easement Oversight Commission; the Energy Impact Assistance Advisory Commission; the Financial Services Board; the Passenger Tramway Safety Board; the Sickle-Cell Anemia Advisory Board; the State Capitol Building Advisory Committee; the State Plumbing Board; and the Stroke Advisory Board.

 

The Arkansas River Compact Administration was created to administer the provisions of the compact which was created with respect to the waters of the Arkansas river. The administration shall co-operate each state charged with the administration of water rights and with federal agencies in the systematic determination and correlation of the facts as to the flow and diversion of the waters of the Arkansas river. The member appointed for a term expiring Aug. 16, 2015:

  • Colin Thompson of Holly, to serve as a resident of and water right owner, in Water District 67, reappointed.

 

The member appointed for a term to expire Aug. 16, 2017:

  • Scott A. Brazil of Pueblo, to serve as a resident of and water right owner, in Water District 14 or 17.

 

The members appointed to serve at the Pleasure of the Governor:

  • James L. Eklund of Denver, to serve as Executive Director, Water Conservation Board.

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Major League Stadium District Authority is responsible for the governance of the District that owns Coors Field and has oversight of the lease to the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club and its operation of the ballpark. Directors must reside within the geographical boundaries of the District and have expertise in one or more areas which are relevant to the performance of the powers and duties of the Board, including but not limited to: public finance, private finance, commercial law, commercial real estate, real estate development, general contracting, architecture and administration of baseball operations. Appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 1, 2014:

  • F. Robert Lee of Littleton, reappointed.

  • Patricia D. Baca of Denver, reappointed.

  • John P. Dikeou of Denver, reappointed.

 

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

  • Raymond T. Baker of Lakewood, reappointed.

  • Patricia G. Imhoff of Greenwood Village, reappointed.

 

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

  • Wil Alston of Denver, reappointed.

  • Ruben A. Valdez of Lakewood, reappointed.

 

The Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council was created as an advisory committee to foster a healthy food supply available to all Colorado residents while enhancing the state’s agricultural and natural resources, encouraging economic growth, expanding the viability of agriculture, and improving the health of our communities and residents. The members appointed for terms expiring Oct. 7, 2016:

  • Summer Hope Gathercole of Denver, to serve as a Democrat representing anti-hunger and food assistance programs.

  • Trudy L. Kareus of Boulder, to serve as a Democrat with knowledge of a local, state, or federal agency and who has expertise in rural community and regional development programs or community and economic development programs.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring Oct. 7, 2017:

  • Jill Suzanne Litt of Denver, to serve as a Democrat representing an academic institution that specializes in economic systems, agriculture or health care.

  • Louis Earl Swanson Jr. of Fort Collins, to serve as an Unaffiliated and as Director of the Colorado State University Extension Services Program.

 

The Conservation Easement Oversight Commission reviews applications for conservation easement holder certification and to review any other issues referred to the commission by any state entity. The Division of Real Estate shall convene the meetings of the commission and provide staff support as requested by the commission. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Christopher MacLellan West of Denver, to serve as a representative from a statewide or national land trust, reappointed.

  • Nancy Fishbein of Boulder, to serve as a representative of a local government open space or land conservation agency.

  • John Anthony Carney of Montezuma, to serve as a representative of an historic preservation organization with experience in easements on properties of historical significance.

 

The Energy Impact Assistance Advisory Committee reviews the existing and potential impact of the development, processing or energy conversion of mineral and fuel resources on various areas of the state. The committee makes recommendations to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to assist impacted areas. Appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 24, 2017:

  • Kelly Eugene Arnold of Windsor.

  • Vicki L. Spencer of Gunnison, reappointed.

  • George B. Shioshita of Alamosa, reappointed.

 

The Financial Services Board is the policy-making and rule-making authority for the Division of Financial Services. Appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Michael George Hurst of Del Norte, to serve as an executive officer of a state savings and loan association and a Democrat.

  • Keith Marshall Cowling of Arvada, to serve as an executive officer of a state credit union and a Republican, reappointed.

  • Nilsa Guerrero-Mahon of Brighton, to serve as a public member with expertise in finance and an Unaffiliated, reappointed.

 

The Passenger Tramway Safety Board makes rules and regulations for the construction, operation, maintenance and inspection of all aerial tramways and surface lifts, including ski lifts and tourist rides. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2017:

  • E. Ann Sheflin of Littleton, to serve as a professional engineer not employed by a ski area or related industry, reappointed.

  • Richard Easel Burkley of Aspen, to serve as an area operator, reappointed.

  • Maria K. Dominguez of Evergreen, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed.

 

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 member appointed for a term expiring January 31, 2017:

  • Lee F. Allen Jr. of Aurora, to serve as a representative of a voluntary agency interested in sickle-cell anemia.

 

The State Capitol Building Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Capitol Development Committee with respect to plans to restore, redecorate and reconstruct space within the public and ceremonial areas of the state capitol. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2015:

  • Kevin N. Patterson of Denver, reappointed.

  • Janet Lynn Bishop of Fort Collins.

  • Nanon Adair Anderson of Golden.

 

The State Plumbing Board grants licenses to plumbers, and amends and enforces rules and regulations for the examination and licensure of plumbers. Appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017:

  • Matthew Ray Wagy of Greeley, to serve as a Republican and a master plumber.

 

The STEMI Task Force studies and makes recommendations for developing a statewide plan to improve the quality of care to STEMI patients. By Jan. 31, 2014, the STEMI Task Force shall submit an initial report and by July 31, 2015, it shall submit its final report, specifying its findings and recommendations to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the corresponding committees in the State House and State Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 1, 2015:

  • Lee Alexander MacDonald of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a Colorado resident representing a national association whose goal is to eliminate cardiovascular disease and stroke.

  • Thomas Anthony Haffey of Westminster, to serve as a cardiologist practicing in this state.

  • Joseph Emory Barclay “Jeb” Burchenal of Golden, to serve as an interventional cardiologist practicing in the Front Range area.

  • David A. Rosenbaum of Colorado Springs, to represent a statewide association of cardiologists.

  • Ira Mitchell Dauber of Greenwood Village, to represent a statewide association of physicians.

  • Janet Fox Stephens of Fort Collins, to represent a statewide hospital association.

  • Fred Anthony Severyn of Littleton, to represent an emergency physician association.

 

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

  • James L. Richardson of Basalt, to serve as an emergency medical service provider.

  • Julie J. Benz of Parker, to serve as a registered nurse involved in cardiac care.

  • Konnie Lynette Martin of Alamosa, to serve as a hospital administrator from a rural hospital.

  • Bain Joseph Farris of Denver to serve as a hospital administrator from an urban hospital.

  • Scott D. Campbell of Colorado Springs, to serve as a member with expertise in cardiovascular data registries.

  • Frederick A. Masoudi of Denver, to serve as a member with expertise in cardiovascular data registries who is a cardiologist.

  • Alexander Eugene Fraley of Durango, to serve as an interventional cardiologist practicing in the Western Slope.

  • Arthur Kanowitz of Littleton, to represent the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and to serve as an ex-officio member.

 

The Stroke Advisory Board evaluates potential strategies for stroke prevention and treatment and to develop a statewide needs assessment identifying relevant resources to improve quality of care for stroke patients. By Jan. 31, 2014, and by each January 1 thereafter, the Stroke Advisory Board shall submit a report specifying its findings and recommendations to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the corresponding committees in the State House and State Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Aug. 1, 2016:

  • William Joseph Jones of Denver, to serve as a member who is board-certified in vascular neurology.

  • Christina Louise Johnson of Denver, to serve as a physician representing a statewide chapter of emergency physicians.

  • Michelle Renee Whaley of Castle Rock, to serve as an RN involved in stroke care.

  • Michelle Lynn Joy of Greeley, to serve as a hospital administrator from a hospital located in a rural area.

  • Mary M. White of Englewood, to serve as a hospital administrator from a hospital located in an urban area.

  • Chris A. Wright of Conifer, to serve as an expert in stroke database management.

  • Kevin James Burgess of Loveland, to serve as an emergency medical service provider.

  • Michelle Marie Reese of Golden, to serve as the Executive Director’s designee and as an ex officio member.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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