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Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards & Commissions appointments

DENVER — Monday, June 16, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments. The appointments were to the Community Corrections Advisory Council, the Conservation Easement Oversight Commission, the Board of Real Estate Appraisers, the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs, and the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board.


The Community Corrections Advisory Council advises and assists the Division of Criminal Justice by analyzing, identifying and recommending policy modifications for the community corrections program.


  • Walt James Pesterfield of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of community corrections, and occasioned by the resignation of Timothy S. Hand of Fort Collins. Appointed for a term expiring February 28, 2016;

  • Honorable Brandon Shaffer of Longmont, to serve as a member of the Parole Board, and occasioned by the resignation of Dr. Anthony Young of Colorado Springs. Appointed for a term expiring February 28, 2016.


The Conservation Easement Oversight Commission meets at least once each quarter to review 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.  A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and actions of the commission shall require a vote of a majority of such members present in favor of the action taken.


  • William J. Boortz, Denver, to serve as a certified general appraiser with conservation easement experience. Reappointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017;

 

  • Andrea Farnsworth Johnston of Crested Butte, to serve a representative from a local land trust.  Appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017.


The Board of Real Estate Appraisers The Board of Real Estate Appraisers meets monthly to conduct rulemaking hearings, make policy decisions, consider licensing matters, review complaints and take disciplinary action against real estate appraisers. It is a board of seven members, appointed by the governor.

 

The Board consists of three licensed or certified appraisers, one county assessor, and one commercial banker with experience in real estate lending, and two members of the public not engaged in any business represented by the other members.

 

Board members serve a three-year term.


  • Richard L. Shields of Centennial, to serve as a licensed or certified appraiser. Appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017;

  • Mark Douglas Chapin of Eagle, to serve as a county assessor in office. Appointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017;

  • Bruce Warren Willard of Greeley, to serve as a licensed or certified appraiser. Reappointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017;

  • Deane Lawrence Davenport of Arvada, to serve as an officer or employee of a commercial bank experienced in real estate lending. Reappointed for a term expiring July 1, 2017.


The Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs studies the problems facing veterans and makes recommendations to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Division of Veterans’ Affairs, concerning programs needed to assist veterans.

 

  • Wendy Sue Chiado, PhD of Colorado Springs, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Jason A. Crow of Denver, and to serve as a veteran and as a Democrat. Appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2017;

  • William Lewis Robinson of Castle Pines, to serve as a veteran and as an Unaffiliated. Reappointed for a term expiring June 30, 2018;

  • Duane E. Dailey of Hot Sulphur Springs, to serve as a veteran and as a Republican. Reappointed for a term expiring June 30, 2018.


The Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board establishes rules and regulations concerning the application, admission to the exam, and issuance of certificates to operators of water and wastewater treatment plants. 

 

  • Gabrielle Begeman of Wheat Ridge, to serve as a certified industrial wastewater treatment facility operator or other representative of a private entity that operates an industrial wastewater treatment facility. Appointed for a term expiring June 30, 2018;

  • William J. Hogrewe of Boulder, to serve as a member with various interests in the water and wastewater facility certification program with geographical representation. Reappointed for a term expiring June 30, 2018.


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

 

 

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