State Claims Board





The State Claims Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the office of the Attorney General, 1300 Broadway, Conference Room 1F, Denver, Colorado.


Agenda for Regular Business Meeting

The Board may reorder the agenda to accommodate the needs of the attendees.


Call to Order


  1. Daniel Leyba v. Daniel Strom, et al.

U.S. District Court


  1. Yestrebski v. Archuleta

U.S. District Court


  1. Estate of Dennis Choquette v. CCA, et al.

U.S. District Court


  1. Neal v. CSU-Pueblo

U.S. District Court









The State Claims Board meets regularly to oversee the management of the risk management fund (Section 24-30-1510, C.R.S.).   


The Executive Director of the Department of Personnel is charged with the efficient operation of the risk management fund. For purposes of the State Claims Board the fund pays liability claims and related expenses brought against the state, its officials, or employees pursuant to the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act, or arising under federal law, which the state is legally obligated to pay, or which are compromised or settled.


The State Claims Board meetings are scheduled in March, June, September, and December (tentatively set for two hours). 

All meetings are held at the Colorado Attorney General’s office at 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO. 


A Notice of Public Hearing is posted one week prior to the meeting.  Those who post the notice are the Secretary of State, Risk Management, DPA, the State Treasurer’s office, and the office of the Attorney General.


The State Claims Board is comprised of the Executive Director of the Department of Personnel, the Attorney General and the Treasurer of the State of Colorado:


State Claims Board Members

Cynthia Coffman, Colorado Attorney General

Walker Stapleton, State Treasurer

June Taylor, DPA Executive Director


For more information about the State Claims Board contact:

Elaine Sanchez