Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Tuesday, May 9, 2000
Amy Jewett Sampson
OWENS APPOINTS TWO NEW MEMBERS TO WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION
DENVER - Gov. Bill Owens appointed two new members to the Water Quality Control Commission: Richard C. Kraft of Fort Morgan and Tai-Dan Hsu of Morrison. Robert T. Sakata of Brighton was reappointed.
Richard Kraft is the owner of Badger Creek Farm, Inc. Kraft serves as vice chair for the Morgan County Planning and Zoning Commission and is the legislative chair for the Colorado Livestock Association. He served on the steering committee for the Governorís Agricultural Outlook Forum from 1994 to 1998. Kraft received his bachelorís degree from Colorado State University.
Tai-Dan Hsu is the president of Pacific Western Technologies, Ltd. Hsu is the chair of the Chinese American Council of Colorado and serves as a board member of the Asian Pacific Development Center. He served as past-president of the American Water Resource Association, Colorado Chapter. Hsu received his doctorate from the University of Iowa.
The Water Quality Control Commission develops and maintains a comprehensive water pollution abatement program. It also supervises the administration of loans and grants from federal and other public sources, and issues and enforces water quality standards and regulations.
The commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms and need Senate confirmation.
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