GOV. RITTER NAMES NEW UNC BOARD MEMBERS
The two new nominees are Richard James "Jim" Chavez of
Chavez, 43, has served as executive director of the Latin American Educational Foundation in
Gast, 51, is a named partner with the Fort Collins law firm of Myatt Brandes and Gast, with an emphasis in real estate, business, banking and estate planning. He served on the Legacy Land Trust Board of Directors from 2001 to 2005.Gast earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 1978 and his law degree from the University of Colorado College of Law in 1981.
The three members nominated to second terms are Jerry L. Morgensen of Greeley, Darlene J. LeDoux of
All five of the nominations to the nine-member board require Senate confirmation.