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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced several Boards and Commissions appointments today. The appointments were to the Colorado Aeronautical Board; the Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors; and the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

 

The Colorado Aeronautical Board assesses and adopts a plan to address the state’s aviation needs and makes recommendations to the Director of the Division of Aeronautics within the Department of Transportation.The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 19, 2014:

  • Debra K. Wilcox of Centennial, to serve as a member familiar with and supportive of the state’s aviation issues, interests, and concerns, reappointed.

  • The member appointed for a term expiring Dec. 19, 2016:

  • Raymond Allen Beck of Craig, to serve as a representative of local government in the Western Slope which operates airports.

 

The Colorado Water Conservation Board is responsible for water project planning and finance, stream and lake protection, flood hazard identification and mitigation, weather modification, river restoration, water conservation and drought planning, water information and water supply protection. The appointments must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The members appointed for terms effective Feb. 12, 2014, and for terms expiring Feb. 12, 2017:

  • April D. Montgomery of Norwood, to serve as a resident of the San Miguel-Dolores-San Juan drainage basin and a Democrat, reappointed.

  • Travis L. Smith of Del Norte, to serve as a representative from the Rio Grande drainage basin and as a Republican, reappointed.

  • Alan C. Hamel of Pueblo, to serve as a representative from the Arkansas drainage basin and as a Republican, reappointed.

 

The Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors sets and administers policies regarding expenditures from the Colorado Travel and Tourism Fund for promoting travel and tourism and related activities that benefit the state. The appointment must be confirmed by the Colorado Senate. The member appointed for a term expiring June 1, 2015:

  • Sonia Quinn Riggs of Denver, to serve as a representative of the food, beverage and restaurant industry, and occasioned by the resignation of Lawrence R. DiPasquale of Greenwood Village.

 

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

 

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