DENVER — Friday, June16, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Developmental Disabilities Council, the Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board, the Juvenile Parole Boad, the Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners Board, and the Mental Health Advisory Board for Service Standards and Regulations.

The Developmental Disabilities Council

The Developmental Disabilities Council is responsible for coordinating services and advocating for persons with developmental disabilities.

Effective July 1, 2017 for a term expiring July 1, 2018:

  • Alicia Eakins of Denver, to serve as a parent/guardian of an immediate relative with developmental disabilities, and occasioned by the resignation of Anuska Monique Ullal of Golden, appointed;

Effective July 1, 2017 for a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Julie Voltaire Schleusener of Fort Collins, to serve as a parent/guardian of an institutionalized person with mentally impairing developmental disabilities, and occasioned by the resignation of Nellie Jean Benefiled of Pueblo, appointed;

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

  • William Wade of Alamosa, to serve as a person with developmental disabilities, reappointed;
  • Robert Michael Buzogany of Littleton, to service as a parent/guardian/family member of a child with developmental disabilities, reappointed;
  • Margaret G. Spaulding of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of state agency that administers funds provided under the federal “Rehabilitation Act of 1973”, reappointed;
  • Patricia M. Henke of Boulder, to serve as a representative of state agency that administers funds provided under the federal “Rehabilitation Act of 1973,” reappointed;
  • Kristen M. Erby of Broomfield, to serve as a parent/guardian/family member of a child with developmental disabilities, appointed;
  • Paulette Jean Steinhoff of Littleton, to serve as a person with a disability, appointed;
  • Deborah Marks Williams of Denver, to serve as a parent/guardian/family member of a child with developmental disabilities, appointed.

Juvenile Parole Board

The Colorado Juvenile Parole Board, one of six in the country, grants, denies, modifies, suspends or revokes parole for juvenile delinquents committed to the Department of Human Services.

For a term expiring November 15, 2018:

  • Rachael Victoria Lovendahl of Westminster, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Education, and occasioned by the resignation of Barbara Hickman of Denver, appointed.

Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Board

The Board assists the Attorney General, sheriffs, police, and district attorneys in investigating identity theft and financial fraud crimes and in prosecuting persons who commit those crimes. The Board also serves as an educational resource for law enforcement agencies, members of the financial industry, and the public regarding strategies for protection from and deterrence of identity theft and financial fraud crimes.

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

  • Greg Matthew Cooper of Aurora, to serve as a representative of depository institutions, at least two of whom shall be from a state or national bank, appointed;
  • Chief John “Jack” Kenneth Cauley of Greenwood Village, to serve as a representative of a police department, reappointed;
  • Daniel Jay Marostica of Parker, to serve as a representative of payment processors, reappointed;
  • Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa of Evergreen, to serve as a representative of consumers or victims advocates, reappointed.

Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners Board

The Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners Board adopts rules and regulations for the profession, conducts examinations, and grants or denies licenses.

For a term expiring July 31, 2018:

  • Donna Nelson of Colorado Springs, a member of the public, and occasioned by the resignation of  Mark A. Hardacre of Commerce City, appointed;

Effective July 31, 2017, for terms expiring July 31, 2021:

  • April Lynn Jackson of Colorado Springs, to serve as a public member, reappointed;
  • Mita Monohan Johnson, EdD, LMFT of Evergreen, to serve as a marriage and family therapist, appointed.

Mental Health Advisory Board for Service Standards and Regulations

The Board is responsible for recommending standards and regulations for the programs of mental health services in any health care facility that has separate facilities for mental health care, or those health care facilities that have as their only purpose the treatment and care of mental illness.

For a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Hal Mark Mandler of Littleton, to serve as a representative of the public or private sectors, and occasioned by the resignation of Ashley Bittle, LCSW, PsyD of Highlands Ranch, appointed;

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

  • Franklyn Anthony Ortega of Pueblo West, to serve as a representative of the public or private sectors, appointed;
  • Kimberly Nordstrom, MD, JD of Littleton, to serve as a representative of proprietary skilled health care facilities, appointed;
  • Jarrod Hindman, MS of Brighton, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, reappointed.

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