Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Wednesday, August 9, 2000
Amy Jewett Sampson
OWENS APPOINTS 16 MEMBERS TO
THE TASK FORCE ON INFORMATION POLICY
DENVER Ė Governor Bill Owens recently appointed 16 members to the newly created Task Force on Information Policy.
Due to the tremendous growth of computer technology and the changing landscape of collecting and storing information, the Task Force on Information Policy was created to help address these issues. House Bill 1395 establishes the task force and charges members to examine the current policies regarding the appropriate uses of information and the limits on its collection, storage and transfer.
The following members were appointed by the Governor:
Ronald J. Binz of Denver, George A. Keyworth of Lake City, Amy A. Redfern of Louisville, David C. Baker of Greenwood Village, William A. Mitchell, Jr. of Superior, Sara L. Rosene of Kremmling, Lawrence I. Wolk of Englewood, Spencer Guthrie of Louisville, James D. Hamilton of Grand Junction, Mary P. Adams of Littleton, James N. Ginsburg of Englewood, Stephen B. Lucas of Fort Collins, Kathryn M. Krause of Denver, Joe H. Dickerson of Littleton, A.M. Dominguez of Greeley, and Richard F. OíDonnell of Golden.
Ronald J. Binz serves as president of the Competition Policy Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, Binz served as the director of the Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel. He serves as the co-chair for the North American Numbering Council and received his masterís degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.
Amy Redfern is the executive director for the American Electronics Association, Mountain States Region. She serves on the executive committee for Celebrate Technology Week and on the steering committee for the Metro Denver Network Technology Connection. Redfern received her masterís degree from the University of Southern California.
David Baker is the executive vice president for First Bank Holding Company of Colorado. Baker serves on the board of the Colorado Bankers Association. He received his degree from the University of Colorado.
William Mitchell, Jr. is the executive vice president of Heritage Bank in Louisville. He received his masterís degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.
Sara Rosene is the clerk and recorder for Grand County. She received her associateís degree from the American Institute of Business. Rosene serves on the Motor Vehicle Statute Review Committee.
Lawrence Wolk serves as the vice president and senior medical director for CIGNA HealthCare of Colorado. He is the medical director for Community Health Services in Commerce City. Wolk received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
Spencer Guthrie works for SmithKline Beecham. He received his bachelorís degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
James Hamilton serves as president and corporate executive officer of the Home Loan Investment Company. He is a member of the Colorado Commission on Science and Technology. Hamilton received his bachelorís degree from Mesa State College.
Mary Adams serves as the vice president of LawsComm Public Relations. Adams was the media relations manager at AT&T in Denver from 1987 to 1990. Adams is a member of the High Technology Council and of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry. She received her masterís degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.
James Ginsburg works for Jones International, Ltd. He serves as president of the board of directors for World Multicost. Ginsburg received his bachelorís degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Stephen Lucas is the chief information officer and the chief privacy officer for Persona, Inc. He serves on the board of directors for TRUSTe. Prior to working for Persona, Lucas served as chief information officer for Excite@Homeís MatchLogic division. He received his juris doctorate from Franconia College in New Hampshire.
Kathryn Krause serves as senior counsel for Qwest. She received her juris doctorate from the University of Missouri Columbia Law School.
Joe Dickerson is the president of the Dickerson Financial Investigation Group, Inc. He previously served as president of Joe Dickerson and Associates, LLC from 1993 to 1998.
A.M. Dominguez serves as a district attorney for the 19th Judicial District in Weld County. He received his juris doctorate from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Richard OíDonnell is the deputy chief of staff for policy in the Governorís Office. He received his bachelorís degree from Colorado College.
George Keyworth II serves as chairman of the Progress and Freedom Foundation and is chairman of The Keyworth Company. Keyworth served as science advisor to President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1986. He received his doctorate from Duke University.
The Task Force on Information Policy is comprised of 21 members, 17 of whom are appointed by the Governor. Task force members do not need Senate confirmation and will serve until September 30, 2002 when the task force is repealed. The task force will recommend legislation for the 2002 Legislative Session and administrative policies to be adopted by state agencies.
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