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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the 7th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission; the Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities; the Colorado Children’s Trust Fund; the Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board; the Interagency Coordinating Council; the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Council; and the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

 

The 7th 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:

  • Andrew Allen of Crested Butte, to serve as an attorney, and occasioned by the resignation of Stephens Dooley of Montrose.

 

The Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities counsels the Department of Human Services on the licensing of child care facilities that includes day care centers, family care homes, residential child care facilities and camps. The members appointed for terms expiring July 1, 2016:

  • Patricia S. Kelly-Lynch of Lakewood, to serve as a provider, reappointed.

  • Kristen S. Morel of Northglenn, to serve as a provider to school-aged children, reappointed.

  • Faye E. Griffin of Arvada, to serve as a local elected official, reappointed.

  • Betsy E. Thamert of Estes Park, to serve as a provider, reappointed.

  • Denise M. Fletcher of Arvada, to serve as a licensed provider.

  • Sharyl Renee Boehm of Canon City, to serve as a licensee/provider child care center.

  • Kerry A. Swenson of Denver, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Human Services.

  • David C. Shapiro of Denver, to serve as a parent representative.

 

The Colorado Children's Trust Fund provides funding to programs in Colorado that focus on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The fund is actively pursuing better lives for Colorado’s children by maintaining focus on the following two goals: reducing the incidence of child abuse and neglect for children; and reducing the need for state intervention in child abuse prevention and education. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms expiring Nov. 7, 2016:

  • Jennifer Kelloff of Denver, to serve as a member with knowledge of child abuse prevention.

  • Lisa Merlino of Broomfield, to serve as a member with knowledge of child abuse prevention.

 

The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners is responsible for making rules and regulations dealing with the Chiropractic Profession in Colorado. It grants licenses to qualified applicants, approves chiropractic schools and conducts hearings when necessary. The members appointed for terms expiring May 18, 2017:

 

  • Randy R. Knoche of Colorado Springs, to serve as a chiropractor.

  • Heather S. Terning of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a public member.

 

The Colorado Historical Records 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 member appointed for a term expiring Sept. 1, 2017:

  • Tracie Seurer of Castle Rock.

 

The Interagency Coordinating Council advises the Colorado Department of Education on implementation of the Education of the Handicapped Act amendments of 1986. These amendments relate to the support and services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2014:

  • Diane Burtlow-Trujillo of Canon City, to serve as a representative of a head start agency, and occasioned by the resignation of Rosie Moreno of Vail.

  • Katherine Ann “Kitty” Mulkey of Firestone, to serve as a transition service provider, and occasioned by the resignation of Lisa S. Franklin of Highlands Ranch.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring June 30, 2015:

  • Bobbie Rosa of Ignacio, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs.

  • Christine Rinebarger of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of a parent of infant or toddler with disabilities.

  • Leighann McLaughlin of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of a rural parent of infant or toddler with disabilities.

  • Colleen Head of Colorado Springs, to serve as a service provider of early intervention services, reappointed.

  • Darcie Jean Peacock of Parker, to serve as a representative of a provider of early intervention services, reappointed.

  • Alex Albin Roitz III of Highlands Ranch, to serve as a representative of a parent of infant or toddler with disabilities, reappointed.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring at the Pleasure of the Governor:

  • Kimberly Owen of Broomfield, to serve as a representative from the Colorado Department of Human Services.

  • Judith A. Martinez of Denver, to serve as a representative of the Office of Homeless Education.

  • Mary Griffin of Littleton, to serve as a CHRP Waiver Administrator in the Division of Child Welfare.

  • Connie Fixsen of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Human Services.

 

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Council advises the Division of Criminal Justice and the governor on matters pertaining to juvenile justice in Colorado. They also assist, review and approve the annual Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Plan. The member appointed for a term expiring July 31, 2016:

  • Jane Marie Flournoy of Arvada, to serve as a representative of public agencies focused on substance abuse, and occasioned by the resignation of Amanda M. Brooke of Carbondale.

 

The members appointed for terms expiring July 31, 2017:

  • Dedrick Sims of Brighton, to serve as a representative of profit/non-profit organizations.

  • Jacquelyn Suzanne Storti of Parker, to serve as a youth member.

 

 

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