Governor Polis announces boards and commissions appointments

PROMO 64J1 People - Jared Polis Colorado Governor Politician
Published Wednesday, March 27, 2019

State Board of Addiction Counselors Examiners

The Board adopts necessary rules and regulations and is responsible for regulating addiction counselors.

for a term expiring December 31, 2019:              

  • Genevieve Nuebel of Parker, Colorado, to serve as a public member, and occasioned by the resignation of Susan Stamm of Denver, Colorado, appointed;

for a term expiring December 31, 2021:

  • Clay Cook, J.D. of Pueblo West, Colorado, to serve as a public member, and occasioned by the resignation of JoEllen McGugan of Denver, Colorado, appointed.

Colorado Civil Rights Commission

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission investigates complaints and conducts hearings concerning alleged discrimination in employment, apprenticeship programs, on-the-job training, and vocational schools. The commission also investigates the existence of discriminatory or unfair employment practices by a person, employment agency, labor organization, or vocational school. It is also charged with the promotion of good will and cooperation among various racial, religious, and ethnic groups in the state. 

for terms expiring March 13, 2023:

  • Richard Lee Lewis Jr. of Aurora, Colorado, to serve as a majority business owner with employees numbering more than 50, and as a Democrat, appointed;
  • Kendra Meredith Anderson of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a majority business owner with employees numbering more than 5 but less than 50 employees, and as an Unaffiliated member, appointed;
  • Sergio Raudel Cordova of Littleton, Colorado, to serve as a representative of an employee association that represents workers in Colorado, and as a Democrat, appointed.

State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education

The Board is the governing body for the state community college system and the coordinating board for local district colleges. It also coordinates the activities of area vocational schools.

for a term expiring December 31, 2019:

  • Hanna Skandera of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a Republican from the First Congressional District, and occasioned by the removal of Theresa Kathleen Pena of Denver, Colorado, appointed;

for terms expiring December 31, 2022:

  • Landon Mascarenaz of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a Democrat from the First Congressional District, appointed;
  • Terrance Douglas McWilliams of Colorado Springs, Colorado, to serve as a Republican from the Fifth Congressional District, appointed; 
  • Presley F. Askew of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, to serve as an Unaffiliated from the Seventh Congressional District, reappointed.

Colorado Podiatry Board

The Colorado Podiatry Board conducts examinations and institutes hearings to revoke, suspend, deny, or reissue licenses. 

for a term expiring March 17, 2023:

  • Kristine Marie Hoffman of Boulder, Colorado to serve as a podiatrist, appointed.

Pollution Prevention Advisory Board

The Board develops pollution prevention goals and objectives, reviews environmental regulatory programs, laws and policies to identify opportunities and incentives, provides direction for pollution prevention outreach, education, training and technical assistance programs, and supports non-regulatory public and private efforts that promote pollution prevention. In addition, the Board administers the Pollution Prevention Grants and the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity Grants and Rebates.

for a term expiring July 1, 2019:

  • Roger Freeman of Lakewood, Colorado, to serve as a representative of business, and occasioned by the resignation of Frederick Scott Myers of Castle Rock, Colorado, appointed