DENVER — Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — Gov. Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors and the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

The Colorado Tourism Office Board of Directors sets and administers policies regarding expenditures from the Colorado Travel and Tourism Fund and for promoting travel, tourism and related activities that benefit the state.

For a term expiring June 1, 2020:

  • Peter Jon Piccolo of Denver, to serve as a representative of tourism-related retail industry, small community, and small business, and occasioned by the resignation of Daniel R. Grunig of Denver, appointed.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) helps protect and develop waters of the state. The agency 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, 2021:

  • Steven A. Anderson of Olathe, to serve as a representative of the Gunnison-Uncompahgre drainage basin and as a Republican, appointed;
  • Curran A. Trick of Cowdrey, to serve as a representative of the North Platte drainage basin and as a Republican, appointed;
  • James Thomas Yahn of Sterling, to serve as a representative of the South Platte drainage basin and as a Republican, reappointed.

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