State Board of Human Services

The State Board of Human Services was created pursuant to Section 26-1-107, C.R.S., as a Type 1 agency in the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), consisting of nine members serving four-year terms as appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.  This is a rule-making body that holds hearings related to the formulation and revision of the policies of CDHS.  Its statutory duties include adopting rules for programs administered and services provided by CDHS, which govern program scope and content; requirements, obligations and rights of clients; adopting non-Executive Director rules concerning vendors, providers and other acts of the State Department; adjusting the award amounts for Old Age Pension; and, any other specific statutory provisions granting rule-making authority in relation to specific programs.

Pursuant to statute, of the nine State Board of Human Services members: three members shall be appointed from among persons who are serving as county commissioners; at least one member shall be a person with a disability, family member or member of an advocacy group for persons with disabilities; and, no member shall be a recipient of Old Age Pension. 

Meetings

December 1, 2017 

Location:
1575 Sherman Street, 8th Floor, Denver, CO 80203

8:30 AM Work Session

10:00 AM Rulemaking Session

  1. Attendance
  2. Call to Order
  3. Open Comments Period
  4. Board Business
  5. Rule Making Session
    1. MOU 
    2. Document 1: Old Age Pension, Aid to the Needy Disabled Colorado Supplement, and Adult Foster Care Cost of Living Adjustment Increase for 2018 (9 CCR 2503-5) 17-10-24-01
    3. Document 2: Family Services Plan Review and Updates - 90 day review (12 CCR 2509-4) 17-04-26-01
    4. Document 3: Treatment Foster Care Program (12 CCR 2509-8) 17-04-17-01
    5. Document 4: Response Times for Referrals Assigned as Assessment (12 CCR 2509-2) 17-08-08-01 
    6. Document 5: Assessment Rule Revisions (12 CCR 2509-2) 17-08-31-01
    7. Document 6: Adult Protective Services Program Revisions (12 CCR 2518-1) 17-06-26-01
    8. Document 7: General Rules for Child Care Facilities  (Fee Increase) 17-10-25-01
  6. Other Business
  7. Departmental Update

Note: Agendas may be modified at the discretion of the Board. 

Live Meeting Broadcasts

CDHS broadcasts all State Board meetings. Click to join the live GoToMeeting broadcast. 

Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled meetings is subject to change and the broadcasts will only occur when meetings are in session. A "waiting for organizer" message may appear if access to the service is attempted prior to launching of the broadcast. If you receive this message, wait a few minutes and try again. Potential unforeseen technical difficulties may affect availability of the broadcast. After clicking the meeting link, you may be prompted to install the GoToMeetings application. Follow the onscreen instructions, and the meeting will launch once the application has installed. 

If during the broadcast you lose the connection, click the broadcast link again to rejoin the meeting.

If you have any suggestions or comments, please e-mail our technical support team.Live Meeting Broadcasts CDHS broadcasts all State Board meetings. Click to join the live GoToMeeting broadcast. Please be advised that the time and place for scheduled meetings is subject to change and the broadcasts will only occur when meetings are in session. A "waiting for organizer" message may appear if access to the service is attempted prior to launching of the broadcast. If you receive this message, wait a few minutes and try again. Potential unforeseen technical difficulties may affect availability of the broadcast. After clicking the meeting link, you may be prompted to install the GoToMeetings application. Follow the onscreen instructions, and the meeting will launch once the application has installed. If during the broadcast you lose the connection, click the broadcast link again to rejoin the meeting. If you have any suggestions or comments, please e-mail our technical support team.

Members

Name Role Expiration 
Connie Rule, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Public Member 03-01-2019
David Ervin, The Resource Exchange Public Member, Chair 03-01-2019
Thomas Davidson, Summit County Commissioner County Commissioner, Family member of a person with a disability 03-01-2019
Julie Westendorff, LaPlata County Commissioner County Commissioner 03-01-2019
Stephen Johnson, Larimer County Commissioner County Commissioner, Vice Chair 03-01-2019
Jeffrey Kuhr, Mesa County Health Department Director Public Member 03-01-2021
Bernard Buescher Public Member 03-01-2021
Chris Watney Public Member 03-01-2021
Desta Taye-Channell, Florence Crittenton Services Public Member 03-01-2021