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Tuesday, January 20, 2009
GOV. RITTER NAMES NEW APPOINTEES TO FORT LEWIS COLLEGE AND OTHER BOARDS
Gov.Bill Ritterannounced today he has named several Coloradans to the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees, the Colorado Historic Preservation Review Board and the Juvenile Parole Board.
FortLewisCollegeBoard of Trustees:
Karen D. Wilde ofAurorawill fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Patricia Noyes, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2009. Wilde becomes the first American Indian appointee to theFortLewisCollegeboard. Founded nearly 100 years ago,FortLewisbegan as a Native American boarding school. Today, it provides tuition waivers to American Indian students, offers a bachelor's degree in Native American and Indigenous Studies, and is home to theCenterofSouthwest Studies.
Former state lawmaker Mark Larson, who represented House District 59 in southwestColoradofrom 1999 to 2007, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2012.
Leonel B. Silva of Centennial, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2012.
The nine-member board sets policy and oversees operations atFortLewisCollegeinDurango. The appointments require Senate confirmation.
ColoradoHistoric Preservation Review Board:
(For terms expiring Jan. 2, 2011)
Bonnie J. Clark ofDenver
Richard J. Cronenberger ofLittleton
William M. King ofLafayette
Lee D. Merkel ofPueblo
Janet D. Ore ofFort Collins
Jackie A. Powell of Salida
Ann A. Pritzlaff of Castle Rock
The 15-member board approves National Register nominations, reviews state recommendations for national landmarks and provides general guidance to the state historic preservation officer. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.
Juvenile Parole Board:
Mary Beth Buescher ofGrand Junction, to fill a vacacy caused by the resignation of Paul W. Nelson, for a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor.
The nine-member board, one of only six in the country, reviews parole-related issues for juveniles committed to the Department of Human Services. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.