Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Tuesday, June 27, 2000
Amy Jewett Sampson
OWENS APPOINTS R. THAYER TUTT, JR. TO COLORADO ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES
DENVER – Governor Bill Owens appointed R. Thayer Tutt, Jr. of Colorado Springs to serve on the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities.
Thayer Tutt, Jr. will replace Marcy Morrison who resigned from the board. Tutt is currently the president and chief operating officer for the El Pomar Foundation in Colorado Springs. He serves on the board of directors for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Foundation, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Endowment Fund and the Colorado Springs Chamber Foundation. Tutt also serves as the vice chair for the Volunteer Center of the Pikes Peak Region. He has previously served on the board of directors for Colorado College, United Way and the Council on Foundations. Tutt received his master’s degree from Duke University.
The Colorado Endowment for the Humanities is comprised of 25 members who serve at the pleasure of the Governor and do not need Senate confirmation. The Governor appoints five members to the endowment.
The Colorado Endowment for the Humanities promotes progress and scholarship in the humanities and arts in Colorado.
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