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(DENVER) – Gov. Bill Owens today announced the appointment of Gregory A. Jenik of Denver, Robert S. Feingold of Highlands Ranch, Jack R. Arrowsmith of Highlands Ranch, Nancy J. McCallin of Parker, Michael Cooke of Denver, Jeffrey M. Wells of Colorado Springs, and Tambor Williams of Greeley to the Statewide Internet Portal Authority.
"The Internet should be the fastest entry to a state's products and services. The statewide Internet portal will provide an uncomplicated tool for Colorado citizens and businesses to interface with government. Every website of every agency and department will be brought under one umbrella," said Owens. "These talented people are dedicated to accomplishing this mission and fostering innovative technologies throughout Colorado."
Gregory A. Jenik is the executive director of Mountain States Council and formerly the president of Jenik Associates International LLC. Jenik also served on the Colorado State Treasurer's CAPCO Task Force.
Robert S. Feingold is president and founder of Feingold Consulting LLC. Previously Colorado's Chief Information Officer, Feingold is currently a member of the Governor's Science and Technology Commission.
Jack R. Arrowsmith has served three years as chairman of the Citizens Economic Advisory Project, and five years on the Douglas County Planning Commission. Arrowsmith was appointed by the Governor to be a Public Trustee of Douglas County.
Nancy J. McCallin is currently director of the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting. She develops the Governor's budget proposal and financial plan for the state, and executes Colorado's $12.2 billion budget. She spent ten years as the chief economist for the Legislative Council Staff.
Michael Cooke was appointed Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue in 2003. She serves on the board of the Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network and the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority.
Jeffrey M. Wells is Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Wells served 16 years in the Colorado State Senate and was elected Senate Majority Leader for twelve consecutive years, a position he held longer than any other senator in Colorado history.
Tambor Williams, the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1997 to 2004 and was Speaker Pro Tem. She chaired both the House business affairs and legislative audit committees and was a member of the House appropriations committee.
The Statewide Internet Portal Authority, established this year by Senate Bill 04-244, is responsible for developing the officially recognized Internet portal that will provide Colorado citizens one-stop access to state products and services.
The Portal Authority is made up of eleven members, seven of whom are appointed by the Governor. The Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives each appoint one member, with the Secretary of State serving ex officio. Members serve for four years and require Senate confirmation.
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