DENVER — Thursday, June 8, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Behavioral Health Transformation Council, Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities and State Interagency Coordinating Council.

The Behavioral Health Transformation Council works to reduce the economic and social costs of untreated behavioral health disorders through the systemic transformation of the behavioral health system from one that is fragmented and siloed into one that is streamlined, efficient and effective for Colorado citizens.

For a term expiring Aug. 30, 2019:

  • Tonya D. Wheeler of Arvada, to serve as a representative of Advocates for Recovery, and occasioned by the resignation of Suquana Charley of Denver, appointed.

The Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities counsels the Department of Human Services on the licensing of child care facilities and includes day care centers, family care homes, residential child care facilities and camps.

Effective July 1, 2017, for terms expiring July 1, 2020:

  • Zerrel Appel of Parker, to serve as a parent representative, reappointed;
  • Diane Carlson of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of a licensed facility, appointed;
  • Sarah Elizabeth Pekala of Lafayette, to serve as a representative of a licensed facility, appointed;
  • David Charles Zuniga of Thornton, to serve as a representative of a licensed facility, reappointed.

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) advises the Colorado Department of Human Services on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004.  Part C of the Act, relates to the support and services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.

For a term expiring June 30, 2018:

  • Marcia Kristine Andersen of Greeley, to serve as a parent of an infant or toddler with disabilities, reappointed;

For terms expiring June 30, 2019:

  • Roanna Lynn Davis of Thornton, to serve as a representative of a provider of early intervention services, reappointed;
  • Danae Davison of Arvada, to serve as a parent of an infant or toddler with disabilities, appointed;
  • Elizabeth Heimbach of Centennial, to serve as a representative of a rural parent of an infant or toddler with disabilities, appointed;
  • Charise Maria Hunter of Ignacio, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs, reappointed;
  • Amanda Delizzio Kute of Colorado Springs, to serve as a service provider of early intervention services, reappointed;
  • Angela June Magoon, MS, CCC-SLP of Brighton, to serve as a service provider of early intervention services, reappointed;
  • Andrew Woglom of Denver, to serve as a representative of a parent of an infant or toddler with disabilities, reappointed.

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