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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the 2nd Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission; the 16th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission; the 21st Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission; the Board of Landscape Architects; the Colorado Access to Justice Commission; the Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Air Quality Council; the High-Performance Transportation Enterprise; the Historic Preservation State Review Board; and the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners.

 

The 2nd 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, 2017:

  • Keith Montoya of Denver, to serve as a non-attorney and occasioned by the resignation of Gregory Langham of Denver.

 

The 16th 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, 2017:

  • John Knapp of Rocky Ford, to serve as a non-attorney.

  • Mary Nicklos of La Junta, to serve as a non-attorney.

 

The 21st 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, 2017:

  • Adele Cummings of Grand Junction, to serve as a non-attorney.

 

The Board of Landscape Architects is charged with the examination and licensing of landscape architects in the state. The member appointed for a term expiring August 4, 2017:

  • Jana McKenzie of Fort Collins, to serve as a licensed landscape architect, or eligible to be licensed in Colorado as a landscape architect at the time of the formation of the board, with at least three years of experience in the practice of landscape architecture, and a resident of the state of Colorado.

 

The mission of the Colorado Access to Justice Commission is to develop, coordinate and implement policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters for persons who encounter barriers in gaining access to Colorado’s civil justice system. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2016:

  • Melissa Hart of Denver, to serve as the Governor’s appointee, reappointed.

 

The Denver Metropolitan Area Regional Air Quality Council is the lead agency for air quality planning with the responsibility to prepare air quality plans for the Denver metropolitan region to demonstrate and ensure long-term compliance with federal air quality standards. The members appointed for terms expiring April 30, 2016:

  • Bruce B. White of Greeley, to serve as a representative of Weld County.

  • Terri Lee Blackmore of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization.

  • Gerald Horak of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of Larimer County.

 

The Historic Preservation State Review Board approves National Register nominations. The board also reviews the State Historic Preservation Officer's recommendations for national landmarks and provides general advice, guidance and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer in carrying out the duties and responsibilities authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act. The members appointed for terms expiring Jan. 1, 2016:

  • Margaret Ann Mullins of Aspen, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed.

  • Mary J. Brennan of Denver, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed.

  • Lauren Nichole Giebler of Golden, to serve as a member of the public.

  • Timothy J. Stroh of Denver, to serve as a historic architect.

  • Ron Sladek of Fort Collins, to serve as a historian.

  • Marcy F. Cameron of Boulder, to serve as an architectural historian.

 

The High-Performance Transportation Enterprise was created to actively seek out opportunities for public-private partnerships for the purpose of completing surface transportation infrastructure projects. The Transportation Enterprise should have sufficient flexibility, consistent with the requirements of the state constitution, to pursue any available means of financing such surface transportation projects that will allow the efficient completion of the projects. The member appointed for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2017:

  • Brenda Smith of Colorado Springs, to serve as a member who resides within the planning area of the Pikes Peak area council of governments, and who has professional expertise in transportation planning or development, local government, design-build contracting, public or private finance, engineering, environmental issues, or any other area the governor believes will benefit the board in the execution of its powers and performance of its duties.

 

The State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners board adopts rules and regulations for this profession, conducts examinations and grants or denies licenses. The member appointed for a term expiring Aug. 12, 2017:

  • Shruti Singh Poulsen of Denver, to serve as a marriage and family therapist.

 

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

 

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