Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Wed., Feb. 12, 1999
|CONTACT: Dick Wadhams
Amy Jewett Sampson
DENVER - Governor Bill Owens announced today the appointment of eight public trustees to four-year terms expiring February 2003:
Peggy Foley is currently working for QUALMED in Pueblo as a performance development specialist. She has experience in Medicare rules, regulations, systems and procedures.
Gwendolyn Kerr is the owner of Kerr & Associates in Westminster and is on the board of the Adams County Republican Party. Kerr has her bachelor's degree from Bob Jones University in South Carolina.
Mary Wenke formerly worked for Congressman Dan Schaefer as his political coordinator from 1991-1998, and also served as Schaefer's campaign manager in 1994 and 1996. Wenke has her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Nebraska.
John Vanderhart is currently owner of the Alps Boulder Canyon Inn and on the Executive Committee for the Boulder County Republicans. He attended the University of Colorado from 1975 to 1976, and again from 1978 to 1982 majoring in Environmental Design, Marketing, and Civil Engineering.
Holly Williams currently serves on the 4th Judicial District Performance Commission and as office manager for the El Paso County Republican Party. Williams received her bachelor's degree in American Government from the University of Virginia.
Gena Harrison is currently Mesa County Treasurer and attended Mesa State College. Harrison was appointed a public trustee by former Governor Roy Romer in 1997 to fill an unexpired term.
Angela Dazlich is immediate-past chair of the Larimer County Republican Party and is on the 8th Judicial District Performance Review Board. She is a graduate of Rowan University in New Jersey.
Mary Hergert is currently a partner in Process Serving Company for The Paper Chase and serves as district captain for the Weld County Republican Party. Hergert is formerly president and vice president of the Greeley Republican Women's Club.
The governor appoints a public trustee for the following counties including: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa, Pueblo, and Weld. In all other counties, the county treasurer serves as the public trustee reporting to the board of county commissioners in that area.
Public trustees serve four-year terms and are responsible for executing a release of deeds of trust, administering foreclosures, and other official real estate transactions.
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