DENVER — Friday, June 2, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Business Experiential-Learning Commission, Colorado Medical Board, Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board and Colorado Water Conservation Board.

The Business Experiential-Learning Commission develops, evaluates and implements a systemic solution for integrated work-based education and training to meet the needs of Colorado’s economy. The Commission focuses on three main areas: engaging business involvement in educating and training students and workers in partnership with the State’s K-16 education system, workforce system and related civic agencies; creating a digital badging system to provide the opportunity for students, interns, apprentices and workers to document skills they have obtained in the workplace, and to share that information with the K-16 system to support curriculum development; and leveraging existing resources to create a portal of information to connect students, job-seekers, schools, employers and civic agencies with experiential learning, training opportunities and careers.

For terms expiring June 9, 2019:

  • Thomas Bosshard of Louisville, to serve as a representative of the business or industrial community, reappointed;
  • Navin C. Dimond of Cherry Hills Village, to serve as a representative of the business or industrial community, reappointed;
  • Phillip B. Kalin of Denver, to serve as a representative of the business or industrial community, reappointed;
  • Richard Lee Lewis, Jr. of Aurora, to serve as a representative of the business or industrial community, reappointed;
  • Douglas Munson of Morrison, to serve as a representative of the business or industrial community, reappointed;
  • Samuel Tawney Gilchrist of Castle Rock, to serve as a representative of Colorado AFL-CIO, appointed.

The Colorado Medical Board reviews applications for medical licenses. In cases involving any professional or ethical violations of the Medical Practices Act, the board holds hearings and assists the state’s district attorneys in the prosecution of all persons, firms, associations, or corporations charged with improper conduct.

For terms expiring May 3, 2021:

  • Stephen Karl Frankel, M.D., FCCP, FCCM of Greenwood Village, to serve as a doctor of medicine, reappointed;
  • Omid Jazaeri, M.D., FACS of Denver, to serve as a doctor of medicine, reappointed.

The Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board awards grants from the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund.

Effective June 30, 2017 for terms expiring June 30, 2020:

  • Rae Dawn Comstock, BS, MS, PhD of Lakewood, appointed;
  • Dilaawar “Danny” Jal Mistry, MD, MS, ATC of Grand Junction, reappointed.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) aids in the protection and development of the waters of the state. The Board is responsible for water project planning and finance, stream and lake protection, flood hazard identification and mitigation, weather modification, river restoration, water conservation and drought planning, water information, and water supply protection.

For terms expiring Feb. 12, 2020:

  • Heather Renae Dutton of Del Norte, to serve as a representative from the Rio Grande drainage basin and as a Republican, appointed;
  • Jack Martin Goble of Hasty, to serve as a representative from the Arkansas drainage basin and as an Unaffiliated, appointed;
  • Celene Nicole Hawkins of Durango, a resident of the San Miguel-Dolores-San Juan drainage basin and a Democrat, appointed.

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