Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Amy Jewett Sampson
OWENS APPOINTS JAMES SULLIVAN AND REAPPOINTS JACQUE STAFFORD TO THE COLORADO CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
DENVER – Gov. Bill Owens appointed two members to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission: James R. Sullivan of Larkspur and Jacque Stafford of Grand Junction.
James R. Sullivan will serve as a representative of local government. Sullivan has served as a Douglas County Commissioner since 1989. He is the president of the Douglas County Water Resource Authority and a member of the board of directors for Colorado Counties. Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska.
Jacque Stafford will serve as a representative of small business. Stafford is a licensed broker associate with Western Colorado Real Estate Market in Grand Junction. Stafford has served on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission since 1997.
The Colorado Civil Rights Commission investigates complaints and conducts hearings concerning alleged discrimination in employment, apprenticeship programs, on-the-job training, and vocational schools. The commission also investigates the existence of discriminatory or unfair employment practices by a person, employment agency, labor organization, or vocational school.
The commission is also responsible for the promotion of good will and cooperation among various racial, religious, and ethnic groups in the state. The commission consists of seven members who serve four-year terms and need Senate confirmation.
Sullivan and Stafford will serve on the commission with terms expiring on March 13, 2004.
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