DENVER — Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council and Mined Land Reclamation Board.
The Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council advances recommendations that strengthen healthy food access for all Coloradans through local agriculture, food systems and economies. It is the state conduit for hearing, reviewing and advancing critical food systems issues in which state government does, or could, play a role.
For a term expiring October 7, 2019:
Joel Jacques-Piche McClurg of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of anti-hunger and food assistance programs, and occasioned by the resignation of Catherine Tiller Blackford of Denver, appointed.
The Mined Land Reclamation Board meets to carry on a continuing review of the problems of mining and land reclamation in Colorado.
Effective March 1, 2017 for terms expiring March 1, 2021:
Jill Heeringa Van Noord of Boulder, an individual with substantial experience in conservation, reappointed;
Forrest Von Luke of Craig, an individual with substantial experience in the mining industry, reappointed.
DENVER — Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, Feb. 22, on all public buildings statewide in honor of former Colorado Lt. Gov. Mark Hogan, who died last week. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.
Hogan died on Feb. 12 of natural causes. He was 86 years-old. He is survived by his wife, Linda; five children, a stepdaugher; and 16 grandchildren. His funeral was held Feb. 17 in Greenwood Village.
Hogan served as Lt. Gov. from 1967-1971 under Gov. John Love. He was elected twice to the Colorado House of Representatives. He also served as the chairman of the Colorado Democratic Party in 1979 and 1980. He was a real estate agent and developer.
DENVER — Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the State Board of Human Services and Tony Grampsas Youth Services Board.
The State Board of Human Services adopts policies, rules and regulations for the administration of the Department of Human Services and adjusts the minimum award for old age pensions for changes in the cost of living. The Board also adopts rules and regulations concerning foster care and adoption procedures, mental health programs, alcohol and drug abuse programs and developmental disabilities programs.
For a term expiring March 1, 2019:
Honorable Thomas Crawford Davidson of Dillon, to serve as a family member of a person with a disability and changing his previous designation as county commissioner, appointed;
for terms expiring March 1, 2021:
Bernard A. Buescher of Grand Junction, to serve as a member of the public, appointed;
Jeffrey Gordon Kuhr of Grand Junction, a member of the public, reappointed;
Dennis Edward Swain of Northglenn, to serve as a member of the public, reappointed;
Chris J. Watney of Denver, to serve as a member of the public, appointed.