DENVER — Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the State Conservation Board, Minority Business Advisory Council, State Innovation Model Advisory Board, and Urban Drainage and Flood Control Districts Board of Directors.

The State Conservation Board coordinates programs, training and organization for the eight state conservation districts and federal agencies; the allocation of state funds; and, serves as co-sponsor of watershed and flood prevention projects.

For a term expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Margaret E. Lenz of Wray, reappointed.

The Minority Business Advisory Council provides a public forum at which the perspective of minority businesses is brought to the attention of the State and makes recommendations for regulatory changes needed at all levels of government to encourage the initiation, stability and growth of minority businesses in Colorado.

For terms expiring Jan. 31, 2021:

  • Dee Ann Espinoza of La Jara, to serve as a representative of minority-owned businesses, reappointed;

  • Helga Grunerud of Lakewood, to serve as a representative of a business association, reappointed;

  • Barbara Jean Myrick of Colorado Springs, to serve as a representative of minority-owned businesses, reappointed;

  • Maria Alejandra Spray of Erie, to serve as a representative of minority-owned businesses, reappointed;

  • Steven Lawrence Trujillo of Pueblo, to serve as a representative of a business association and community representative, appointed.

The State Innovation Model Advisory Board provides advice, oversight and guidance over the operation of the Office of State Innovation Model and the management of grant funds. It also provides recommendations about how to better integrate behavioral and physical health in Colorado.

For a term expiring June 1, 2019:

  • Dorien M. Rawlinson of Larkspur, to serve as a representative of a health plan recommended to the Governor’s Office by a statewide association of health plans, and occasioned by the resignation of Cara Beatty, MD of Boulder, appointed.

The Urban Drainage and Flood Control Districts Board of Directors assists local governments in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of multi-jurisdictional drainage and flood control projects.

For a term expiring Jan. 31, 2019:

  • Honorable William Joseph Starker of Wheat Ridge, and occasioned by the resignation of the Honorable Joyce Jay of Wheat Ridge, appointed;

For terms expiring Jan. 31, 2020:

  • Honorable Deborah Ann Brinkman of Littleton, appointed;

  • Honorable Aaron Brockett of Boulder, appointed;

  • Honorable Carol Dodge of Northglenn, appointed.
     

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